| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:34 PM
A Carroll County man was arrested Tuesday morning at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a Transportation Security Administration agent detected a 45-caliber handgun in his luggage at a checkpoint.
TSA spokesman J. Kawika...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:37 PM
With the sun coming up on Sept. 12, 2001, state Transportation Secretary John D. Porcari drove home for a change of clothes after a day of helping direct Maryland's response to the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people the previous morning....
| Aug 12, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Seconds after a passenger stepped through an advanced-imaging machine at a BWI Marshall Airport security checkpoint, an image of a human body popped up on a video screen.
It did not show the passenger's body as it appears under his clothing. No...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:24 AM
What is wrong with the TSA? First it was patting down toddlers and feeling up grandmothers in diapers, but now its agents are searching black women's hair.
According to this New York Times article, agents of the Transportation Security Administration...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:22 AM
If you're age 12 or under, you can throw away the Crocs and flip-flops for that trip to the airport. This week, TSA said it is implementing a new policy that will allow kids to keep their shoes on when going through security screening.
In addressing a...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:28 PM
On the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration, a new survey has found that the airport screening process remains among the top frustrations for most air travelers.
The security procedures yielded four of the top five annoyances of...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Passengers on a Southwest flight were delayed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for about an hour Monday evening as federal and state law enforcement searched their plane for an object that "raised the concerns of the...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 3:10 PM
The Transportation Security Administration could scarcely have bought itself worse publicity than the recent revelation that a 95-year-old wheelchair user, a late-stage cancer patient, received a security pat-down and was ordered to remove her adult...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Frank’s brother Geno pays the Gang a visit this week. Again, this week’s episode lacked much depth or originality. The entire story revolved around Frank and Geno’s flashbacks, making everything one- dimensional. I almost didn’t...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:34 PM
If you're traveling through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this holiday season, you may notice a few new additions.
As BWI embarks on a $100 million expansion project, fliers will notice differences in airline locations,...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 6:05 AM
We Americans have been living with restrictions on the liquids and gels we can carry into the cabin of aircraft for years, but there are always some people who don't know what the Transportation Security Administration allows.
You can't carry half-full...
| May 19, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Remember John Tyner? He was the young man whose smartphone captured an "enhanced" pat-down at the San Diego Airport — a search immortalized when he warned, "Don't touch my junk." This simple quote captured how many of us felt about the government...