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Transportation Security Administration

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  • BWI screener nabs woman with knife concealed in comb

    BWI screener nabs woman with knife concealed in comb
    It wasn't the neon-green comb tucked in a loose-leaf notebook that caught the eye of a TSA screener at BWI Monday morning — it was what the comb concealed: a knife with a 4-inch blade. Pamela Whitfield, 31, of Hampton, Va., was charged with...
  • Harford council approves business loan opposed by Campaign for Liberty

    Spurred by a Campaign for Liberty drive, a handful of residents opposed a Harford County Council bill giving an Edgewood company a loan, calling it "crony capitalism." By a 5-1 vote, the council Tuesday night approved a $750,000 economic development...
  • BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program

    BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program
    Before year's end, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will be part of a passenger prescreening program that allows low-risk travelers to keep their belts and shoes on and their laptops in their bags as they go through security...
  • Man found with handgun at BWI

    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...
  • 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....
  • TSA security fee for airline travel rises today

    TSA security fee for airline travel rises today
    Get ready to pay more when you fly. The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue. The...
  • Kevin Hunt: She Wants TSA To Pay For Missing Luggage Lock, Damage

    Kevin Hunt: She Wants TSA To Pay For Missing Luggage Lock, Damage
    Lou Ann Naples of Old Saybrook, a frequent traveler, says she never checks her baggage at an airport without securing it with a Tumi lock recognized by the Transportation Security Administration. When she picked up her luggage at Southwest Florida...
  • Man accused of possessing counterfeit credit cards at airport

    Man accused of possessing counterfeit credit cards at airport
    The New Yorker was boarding a plane from Fort Lauderdale to Texas when an X-ray machine detected something strange in a carry-on bag. It turned out to be a stack of counterfeit credit cards, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Gregory Guillaume,...
  • Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA

    Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA
    Quick! How many states comprise the good ole USA? Answer: 50 States and one district, the District of Columbia, our nation's capital. Think monuments, White House, the Pentagon, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The West Wing or The Real Housewives of D.C....
  • 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...
  • South Florida airport lines moving quicker

    South Florida airport lines moving quicker
    Passengers are moving more quickly through security checkpoints at South Florida's three main airports, with most getting through in less than 10 minutes on average. Three years ago, they waited an average of 15 minutes or more to clear airport security,...
  • 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...