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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Virginia Beach man cited with gun charges at Norfolk airport

    Virginia Beach man cited with gun charges at Norfolk airport
    A Virginia Beach man was cited by airport police on a weapons charge Wednesday after officers stopped him from bringing a loaded gun past the security checkpoint at the Norfolk International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said....
  • Serial stowaway caught twice at LAX sentenced to jail

    A woman who stowed away on a flight to Los Angeles International Airport, was arrested when the plane landed, and was then banned from the location only to be caught there a day later was sentenced Wednesday to nearly six months in jail. Marilyn...
  • Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back

    Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back
    Fliers leave behind thousands of items each day at airport security checkpoints. Laptops, briefcases, coats, electronic games, cameras, cellphones, tablets, jewelry, baby car seats and more become part of the forgotten booty. Surprisingly, few people...
  • $85-million scanning system aims to speed up airport security lines

    $85-million scanning system aims to speed up airport security lines
    There's a new airport security machine in town, and it's not out to scan you -- at least not your body. The Transportation Security Administration will be testing an $85-million credential authentication technology that allows its agents to scan your...
  • Decision on seeking death penalty for accused LAX shooter due by fall

    Decision on seeking death penalty for accused LAX shooter due by fall
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by mid-November whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man accused in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. Prosecutors told a judge Monday that their case...
  • No more cutting into the TSA PreCheck lines

    Here’s bad news for anyone who has ever used the expedited airport security lines without having applied for the program. The Transportation Security Administration has been so successful at signing up travelers for the faster security lines,...
  • Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport

    Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport
    A firearm was discovered Thursday night in the carry-on luggage of a 62-year-old man at Midway International Airport, officials said. According to the Transportation Security Administration, the gun was found in the luggage of a man traveling from...
  • Airport security devices vulnerable to hackers, researcher says

    Airport security devices vulnerable to hackers, researcher says
    Airport security has become far more advanced in the last decade, but according to the findings of one security researcher, the technology being used to protect travelers is still dangerously vulnerable to hackers. On his own time, Billy Rios of...
  • Celia Rivenbark: TSA patdown was a clothes call

    Our long-planned, much anticipated trip "across the pond" last month got off to a shaky start. At the airport in my hometown, I set off the metal detector approximately eight times. After I'd taken everything except my dental fillings out to eliminate 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...
  • TSA security fee for airline travel rises

    TSA security fee for airline travel rises
    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...
  • Man found at Detroit airport with knife in shoe: TSA

    Man found at Detroit airport with knife in shoe: TSA
    A passenger at Detroit's airport was found with a concealed knife in his shoe and was arrested, the Transportation Security Administration said. TSA officers found the knife in the bottom lining of the man's shoe during checkpoint screening at Detroit...