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  • Travel-sized products and samples too: Consumer Website of the Week

    Travel-sized products and samples too: Consumer Website of the Week
    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...
  • 13 knives found in BWI passenger's luggage

    A Transportation Security Administration officer discovered 13 knives in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to board a flight at BWI Marshall Airport last week, leading to the man's arrest. TSA spokesman Kawika Riley said the passenger...
  • Man from Egypt held on BWI weapons charge

    A Baltimore man of Egyptian origin was being held Thursday at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center after having been arrested at BWI Marshall Airport last week, when police said they stopped a man with 13 knives in his possession, authorities said....
  • BWI Survival Guide

    BWI Survival Guide
    If you haven't ventured inside BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport since last Thanksgiving, you'll be happy to hear the bathrooms are in the same place. So are the runways. That is to say, not a lot has changed physically. But the airport has had a banner year...
  • Airport security: Five things to know before you go

    Airport security: Five things to know before you go
    1. Full-body screening: Travelers should expect to be randomly assigned to pass through either a metal detector or a full-body scanner. Those who opt out of the advanced imaging scans — and you can certainly refuse — will be asked to undergo...
  • 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...
  • TSA does more harm than good

    The Sun's recent article regarding security at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport("Seized at the gate," April 16) omitted the most important statistics about the Transportation Security Administration's performance. The TSA...
  • 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...
  • Stun gun found in woman's carry-on luggage at BWI

    Stun gun found in woman's carry-on luggage at BWI
    A woman from Columbus, Ohio, was charged Monday after a stun gun was found in her carry-on luggage at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. A Transportation Security Administration officer detected the stun gun, which was the size...
  • Union president: Federal work a target for 'wing nuts,' but still a viable career choice

    Union president: Federal work a target for 'wing nuts,' but still a viable career choice
    John Gage, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, has announced he will retire in August after leading the politically powerful union for the past nine years. The Baltimore resident, who is 66, has battled with Congress and...
  • Survey finds TSA ranks among travelers' top annoyances

    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...
  • Flight ready

    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,...