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Transportation Security Administration

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  • BWI employee cited after bringing stun gun to airport

    BWI employee cited after bringing stun gun to airport
    A Baltimore woman who works at a coffee shop in BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport was cited on a state weapons charge Tuesday after she was stopped with a stun gun at an airport security checkpoint, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
  • Man arrested with loaded hand gun at BWI Airport

    Man arrested with loaded hand gun at BWI Airport
    A man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Sunday after a loaded hand gun was located inside his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The gun with seven rounds in it, one of them...
  • Former NFL Broncos player dies at home in Abingdon

    Former NFL Broncos player dies at home in Abingdon
    A former National Football League player died at his home in Abingdon Wednesday morning, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Warren Christopher Banks, also known as Chris Banks, 41, of the 1200 block of Chelmsford Court, was found dead in...
  • TSA seizes record number of guns in 2013

    TSA seizes record number of guns in 2013
    The Transportation Security Administration identified and seized more firearms at U.S. airports in 2013 than in any year since records have been kept — including more than two dozen at airports in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area....
  • As TSA reviews safety, weapons keep piling up at BWI

    As TSA reviews safety, weapons keep piling up at BWI
    The armed gunman walked up to a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport and fatally shot a TSA officer and wounded three other people before being shot by responding police. The events earlier this month...
  • Woman caught with pink stun gun at BWI airport

    Woman caught with pink stun gun at BWI airport
    A Puerto Rican woman was charged with a weapons violation at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport after security officials located a pink stun gun in her carry-on bag, according to local authorities. The Transportation Security Administration, which screened...
  • Man with razor blades in shoe stopped at BWI

    Man with razor blades in shoe stopped at BWI
    In a strange incident at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday, two razor blades were found "manufactured into the sole" of a man's shoe, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The metal blades were spotted by security in the man's...
  • Second stun gun seized at BWI in a week

    Second stun gun seized at BWI in a week
    Security officers on Friday confiscated a stun gun from a passenger's carry-on baggage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, the second such incident in less than a week, the Transportation Security Administration said Monday. Lanesha Riona Williams, 20,...
  • Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses

    Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses
    A Baltimore-based air marshal was arrested Thursday after allegedly taking cellphone pictures up women's dresses as they boarded a Southwest Airlines flight in Nashville, Tenn., the Transportation Security Administration confirmed Friday. Adam Joseph...
  • TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI

    TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI
    More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening. Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
  • Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI

    Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI
    Southwest Airlines has joined the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program, giving trusted fliers access to a quicker and less invasive path through security at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airline, which is BWI's largest carrier,...
  • TSA never realized its mandate [Commentary]

    TSA never realized its mandate [Commentary]
    As one of the first post-9/11 screeners hired at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and as the first president of the national union fighting for screener's rights in the workplace, I find the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this...