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  • Osceola murder suspect no longer TSA officer

    Osceola murder suspect no longer TSA officer
    An Osceola County man accused of stabbing his wife to death is no longer a federal Transportation Security Administration officer at Orlando International Airport. Herve Placide, 49, of Poinciana has been "removed from federal service," an official...
  • Records: Son tried to save mom before she was found dead

    Records: Son tried to save mom before she was found dead
    One of Magalie Placide's sons tried to save her early Monday, moments before his dad sped away with her in a stolen van, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. About 90 minutes later, deputies found her body abandoned inside the van parked...
  • Orlando TSA officer charged with murder in Osceola County

    Orlando TSA officer charged with murder in Osceola County
    A federal TSA officer at Orlando International Airport was charged Monday with murder in the death of his estranged wife, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Herve Placide, 49, was arrested Monday evening about 12 hours after the body of...
  • Children with special needs have 'dress rehearsal' for flying

    Children with special needs have 'dress rehearsal' for flying
    Tomas Harp, 7, was ready to go to the head of the security line at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Not so fast. "Tomas – that's part of the process, to wait your turn," his mother, Carolina Harp, reminded him. Soon they handed over their boarding...
  • Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA

    Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA
    U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has received license to be a pain-in-the-neck to a handful of federal agencies and maybe find new savings of tax dollars, as he will chair a new committee designed to oversee and investigate their operations. Mica...
  • TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment

    TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment
    With peak holiday air travel season approaching, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials are reminding Hampton Roads travelers of its pre-screening services. For a $85 fee, area travelers can speed through the screening process at most...
  • Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles

    Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles
    A humanoid robot with a head, hands and feet and wearing stylish red sneakers boarded a flight for Germany at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, becoming what was billed as the first robot traveling as a paid passenger on an airline. The...
  • New federal guidelines to limit racial profiling fall short

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. released new guidelines last week aimed at limiting profiling by federal law-enforcement officers. Though he should be commended for tackling the issue, the new guidelines leave much to be desired. Their goal is to...
  • San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays

    San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays
    Up to 1,000 food workers at San Francisco International Airport went on strike Thursday morning, closing many of the airport’s restaurants amid a winter storm that’s delaying flights out of the Bay Area for hours. “Travelers –...
  • Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling

    Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling
    The Justice Department on Monday issued new guidelines to federal law enforcement officers that will regulate their use of racial profiling in investigations, an update to a policy first put in place in 2003 by then-Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft. The...
  • Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban

    Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban
    The Justice Department on Monday will unveil its new policy expanding a ban on federal law enforcement officers' use of profiling in investigations.  The revised guidelines will broaden a 2003 prohibition on religious or ethnic profiling. The policy...