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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Airport security: Five things to know before you go

    Airport security: Five things to know before you go
    1. Full-body screening: Travelers should expect to be randomly assigned to pass through either a metal detector or a full-body scanner. Those who opt out of the advanced imaging scans — and you can certainly refuse — will be asked to undergo...
  • Union president: Federal work a target for 'wing nuts,' but still a viable career choice

    Union president: Federal work a target for 'wing nuts,' but still a viable career choice
    John Gage, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, has announced he will retire in August after leading the politically powerful union for the past nine years. The Baltimore resident, who is 66, has battled with Congress and...
  • Survey finds TSA ranks among travelers' top annoyances

    On the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration, a new survey has found that the airport screening process remains among the top frustrations for most air travelers. The security procedures yielded four of the top five annoyances of...
  • Stun gun found in woman's carry-on luggage at BWI

    Stun gun found in woman's carry-on luggage at BWI
    A woman from Columbus, Ohio, was charged Monday after a stun gun was found in her carry-on luggage at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. A Transportation Security Administration officer detected the stun gun, which was the size...
  • Flight ready

    If you're traveling through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this holiday season, you may notice a few new additions. As BWI embarks on a $100 million expansion project, fliers will notice differences in airline locations,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 9/11 changed transportation forever

    9/11 changed transportation forever
    With the sun coming up on Sept. 12, 2001, state Transportation Secretary John D. Porcari drove home for a change of clothes after a day of helping direct Maryland's response to the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people the previous morning....
  • TSA tones down BWI security images

    TSA tones down BWI security images
    Seconds after a passenger stepped through an advanced-imaging machine at a BWI Marshall Airport security checkpoint, an image of a human body popped up on a video screen. It did not show the passenger's body as it appears under his clothing. No...
  • Search on airline delays some BWI passengers

    Passengers on a Southwest flight were delayed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for about an hour Monday evening as federal and state law enforcement searched their plane for an object that "raised the concerns of the...
  • 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' recap: 'Frank's Brother'

    'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' recap: 'Frank's Brother'
    Frank’s brother Geno pays the Gang a visit this week. Again, this week’s episode lacked much depth or originality. The entire story revolved around Frank and Geno’s flashbacks, making everything one- dimensional. I almost didn’t...