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Transportation Security Administration

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  • 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....
  • TSA finds stun guns in women's bags at BWI

    Two women were cited Thursday after Transportation Security Administration officers found stun guns in their carry-on bags at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Officers found a bright purple stun gun in the bag of a Silver Spring woman Thursday morning as...
  • With new TSA rules on laptops and cellphones, keep chargers handy

    With new TSA rules on laptops and cellphones, keep chargers handy
    How many times have you boarded a flight with a dead cellphone or laptop? Under new TSA rules, if you do so when returning to the U.S. from abroad, you'd better keep your charger or mobile battery pack in your carry-on bag — or risk having your...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage

    TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage
    The Transportation Security Administration has been moving away from a system that assumes all passengers, including children and the elderly, pose the same security risk. For example, the TSA now operates PreCheck lines at 115 airports that let...
  • What's in your luggage? Martial arts daggers, pepper spray gun. . .

    What's in your luggage? Martial arts daggers, pepper spray gun. . .
    Chicago travelers are bringing more than neck pillows and tiny shampoo bottles to airports this summer. A series of recent Instagram photos show a dagger, pepper spray gun and martial arts weapons recovered by Transportation Security Administration...
  • West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center

    West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center
    Travelers departing Palm Beach International Airport now have a more convenient way to apply for TSA PreCheck, a federal program that offers expedited security screening at local airports and others nationwide. On Tuesday, Transportation Security...
  • Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies

    Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies
    Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium. From 5:30 p.m....
  • Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident

    Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident
    The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
  • TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports

    TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports
    The flood of weapons uncovered by airport screeners continues to grow, despite repeated warnings by the Transportation Security Administration. In May, the TSA discovered a record 65 firearms on passengers in one week, including 45 loaded guns. The...
  • Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport

    Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport
    Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said. The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...