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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI

    TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI
    More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening. Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
  • Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses

    Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses
    A Baltimore-based air marshal was arrested Thursday after allegedly taking cellphone pictures up women's dresses as they boarded a Southwest Airlines flight in Nashville, Tenn., the Transportation Security Administration confirmed Friday. Adam Joseph...
  • Woman caught with pink stun gun at BWI airport

    Woman caught with pink stun gun at BWI airport
    A Puerto Rican woman was charged with a weapons violation at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport after security officials located a pink stun gun in her carry-on bag, according to local authorities. The Transportation Security Administration, which screened...
  • Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off

    Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off
    Frustrated travelers reported long lines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Friday morning, as crowds jammed into terminals on their way out of town as local schools prepared to let out for spring break. The delays...
  • What hiring freeze? Federal government continues to post job openings

    What hiring freeze? Federal government continues to post job openings
    While hundreds of thousands of federal workers brace for unpaid furloughs starting next month, Uncle Sam is still looking to hire. In one week alone this month, nearly 2,200 job listings available to the public were posted on USAJobs.gov, the federal...
  • TSA seizes stun gun from Frederick man boarding a BWI flight

    TSA seizes stun gun from Frederick man boarding a BWI flight
    A Frederick man on his way to Jackson Hole, Wyo., was given a citation Wednesday afternoon for having a stun gun in his carry-on luggage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The unidentified passenger was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration...
  • The IRS was doing its job

    The IRS was doing its job
    After listening to the news reports for the past week, I think I must be the only person in America who thinks that the IRS is supposed to look for people and groups who might try to evade taxes ("Taxing the tea party," May 13). I am an honest person...
  • TSA agent at BWI sentenced to prison for child porn

    A 42-year-old Perry Hall man who worked as a Transportation Security Administration agent at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was sentenced to two years in prison on Monday for the possession of child pornography, according...
  • As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air

    As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air
    With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport. Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
  • Ranking agencies by job satisfaction

    Ranking agencies by job satisfaction
    Travelers gripe about having to remove shoes while going through airport security or undergoing full-body pat-downs. But imagine being the Transportation Security Administration screener who has to deal with thousands of grumpy passengers daily or must...
  • Man arrested at BWI after security finds loaded gun

    Maryland Transportation Authority Police arrested a Florida man Sunday morning after security agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at BWI Marshall Airport. Michael Menlo Smith, 58, was found with a 9 mm Glock 17, loaded with 10 rounds of...
  • TSA often seizes weapons at BWI

    TSA often seizes weapons at BWI
    Among the knives, real and toy pistols, and other dangerous weapons seized at BWI Marshall Airport, this one stood out: A curving 7-inch arc of jagged teeth with a brass knuckle-style grip. A blogger for the Transportation Security Administration...