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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA offering cash for ideas to speed up screening lines

    TSA offering cash for ideas to speed up screening lines
    Even the Transportation Security Administration concedes that airport screening lines can be long and frustrating. If you have a better idea for moving people through airport queues, the TSA wants to hear it. In fact, the TSA is offering rewards...
  • Vegas' McCarran airport to add fee-based biometric security screening

    Vegas' McCarran airport to add fee-based biometric security screening
    In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee. McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...
  • Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect

    Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect
    Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead? A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power. Under its provisions,...
  • Drunken man may have posed as airport screener, patted down women

    Drunken man may have posed as airport screener, patted down women
    Authorities are investigating whether a drunken man posed as a security screener at San Francisco International Airport and directed women to a private area for pat-down searches before he was caught. The Transportation Security Administration and the...
  • Man who allegedly posed as airport screener is Bay Area businessman

    Man who allegedly posed as airport screener is Bay Area businessman
    A man suspected of posing as an airport security screener and pulling aside female passengers for pat-down searches has been identified as a 53-year-old San Francisco executive. Eric Slighton, 53, was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness about...
  • Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport

    Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport
    Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said. The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
  • Tuesday: Has airport security improved?

    Tuesday: Has airport security improved?
        People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker. But are they getting through safer? It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
  • Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident

    Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident
    The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
  • West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center

    West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center
    Travelers departing Palm Beach International Airport now have a more convenient way to apply for TSA PreCheck, a federal program that offers expedited security screening at local airports and others nationwide. On Tuesday, Transportation Security...
  • That favorite belt? Leave home without it when going on a trip

    Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
  • 25 baggage handlers may be tied to LAX luggage theft ring

    25 baggage handlers may be tied to LAX luggage theft ring
    An investigation into a baggage theft operation at Los Angeles International Airport has grown rapidly, and authorities now say as many as 25 baggage handler may ultimately be detained in the case. Police said the theft operation -- probably one of...
  • TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage

    TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage
    The Transportation Security Administration has been moving away from a system that assumes all passengers, including children and the elderly, pose the same security risk. For example, the TSA now operates PreCheck lines at 115 airports that let...