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Transportation Security Administration

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  • As New Orleans airport attacker dies, his motive remains a mystery

    As New Orleans airport attacker dies, his motive remains a mystery
    He never said a word. Carol Richel, a TSA worker at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, shared the detail as she recounted how a man suddenly produced a machete and chased her down Concourse B, swinging the blade wildly. He stopped only...
  • New Orleans airport attacker dies; had explosives, police say

    New Orleans airport attacker dies; had explosives, police say
    A machete-wielding man who was shot during a bizarre rampage at New Orleans' international airport died Saturday afternoon, shortly after authorities revealed that he had also been carrying a bag of Molotov cocktails when the melee began. Richard White,...
  • Man with machete at New Orleans airport critically wounded by police

    Man with machete at New Orleans airport critically wounded by police
    A man was shot and critically wounded by police at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Friday night after he attacked  Transportation Security Administration officers with insecticide spray and a machete, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell...
  • Police shoot man wielding machete at New Orleans airport

    Police shoot man wielding machete at New Orleans airport
    A man sprayed wasp killer and swung a machete at TSA agents and passengers at the New Orleans international airport before an officer shot the man several times as people frantically scrambled away, authorities and passengers say. Richard White, 62,...
  • ACLU sues TSA for data on passenger-observation screening program

    ACLU sues TSA for data on passenger-observation screening program
    The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Transportation Security Administration on Thursday, seeking information on a controversial passenger screening program. At the center of the lawsuit is the TSA's Screening Passengers by Observation...
  • Indiana man charged after gun found in carry-on bag at Midway

    Indiana man charged after gun found in carry-on bag at Midway
    A Hobart, Ind., man was arrested after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport on Monday, police said. The number of guns found so far this year at Midway — six — matches the total found at the airport for all of...
  • How to help smooth trip through airport for passengers in wheelchairs

    How to help smooth trip through airport for passengers in wheelchairs
    Question: My husband and I plan to travel from Los Angeles to Roanoke, Va. My husband had a stroke in early 2013 and is in a wheelchair. What are the best ways to navigate the airport, from check-in to security to enplanement? Karen Poindexter La...
  • Free Travel Apps That Save You Money, Time (And Find You A Place To Tinkle)

    Free Travel Apps That Save You Money, Time (And Find You A Place To Tinkle)
    After a winter getaway to Florida and the Caribbean, I returned with a new appreciation for what travel apps can do to ease glitches along the way. We organized travel information in the updated Tripit app; found free wi-fi with Wifi Finder and used...
  • NYC man arrested at airport after credit cards found in luggage

    A New York man was arrested Sunday after Transportation Security Administration agents at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport found nearly 200 credit cards in his duffel bag. David M. Ricketts, 25, faces one count each of trafficking in...
  • 2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport

    2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport
    A Florida man and a woman from south suburban Markham have been arrested since Friday for bringing loaded guns into Midway Airport, authorities said. Most recently Kurt Young, 46, of Tampa, was going through a security checkpoint at Midway around 4:55...
  • Tourism leaders question possible firing of TSA at Orlando International Airport

    Central Florida's tourism community is questioning whether Orlando International Airport should fire the federal officers who run the security checkpoints at the main terminal and replace them with private security guards. "All of the [federal] agents...