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Transportation Security Administration

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  • 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...
  • Boeing unveils larger overhead bins

    Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Thursday announced a new type of overhead luggage bin that it says stores more carry-on bags and is easier to hoist a suitcase into. Dubbed Space Bins, the new luggage compartments are available as an option on Boeing's new...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX

    Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX
    A woman who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and somehow managed to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles did not pose a security threat, authorities said Wednesday. The woman – identified by Los Angeles International...
  • San Jose airport, facing another security breach, downplays threat of passenger without ticket

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Despite the second major security breach this year, San Jose airport officials and the Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday downplayed this week's incident in which a well-known trespasser somehow boarded a plane and...
  • Southwest stowaway pleads no contest; must stay away from LAX

    Southwest stowaway pleads no contest; must stay away from LAX
    A 62-year-old woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to sneaking onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose and later landing in Los Angeles, officials said. Marilyn Hartman, who was charged with a misdemeanor count of entering the city as a...
  • Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say

    Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say
    The woman who sneaked onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose, only to be arrested as a stowaway roughly an hour later when the flight landed in Los Angeles, may have simply been seeking companionship from fellow passengers, authorities...
  • Get rid of the TSA? The agency's chief says not so fast

    Get rid of the TSA? The agency's chief says not so fast
    Do away with the Transportation Security Administration, critics implore. It's all just security theater, useless measures meant to make people feel safe. No terrorist plot has ever been stopped by the TSA, they insist. TSA Administrator John Pistole...
  • Travel Letters: Liberty Memorial's history-making day in Missouri

    A very nice article about the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Mo. ["Moving Memorial, Piece by Piece" by Cynthia Mines, July 27]. If I could add, Gen. John J. Pershing was born in Laclede, Mo. The site dedication in 1921 was the only time that the...
  • 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...