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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA finds 20% more firearms at airports in 2013

    TSA finds 20% more firearms at airports in 2013
    Have gun -- won’t travel. Last year, the Transportation Security Administration officers uncovered 1,828 firearms at airports nationwide, a 20% increase from 2012, according to a study by Northwestern University’s Medill School of...
  • Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know

    Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know
    New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
  • JWA offers PreCheck program for qualified passengers

    Starting this week, airline passengers who want to breeze through security lines faster at airports nationwide can apply for the privilege at John Wayne Airport's new PreCheck enrollment center. The federal Transportation Security Administration's...
  • Flight attendants support bill to ban knives on planes

    Flight attendants support bill to ban knives on planes
    Under pressure from lawmakers and flight attendants, the Transportation Security Administration backed off last year on a plan to allow knives on commercial planes. But flight attendants want to make sure that the ban that began after the Sept. 11...
  • Lost luggage surprise: 97% of bags are found, returned within 2 days

    Returning from a recent leisure trip to Miami, Jerry Jorgensen landed in Detroit only to face one of the biggest frustrations of air travel: His bag was nowhere to be found. After making several dozen calls, Jorgensen got American Airlines to return his...
  • 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...
  • LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans

    LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans
    Los Angeles airport officials on Tuesday told a City Council committee that improvements in training, communications and emergency management are on the way in the aftermath of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. The...
  • That favorite belt? Leave home without it when going on a trip

    Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
  • Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing

    Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing
    Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm...
  • TSA calls for more police at checkpoints after LAX shooting

    TSA calls for more police at checkpoints after LAX shooting
    The Transportation Security Administration is calling for an increased police presence at agency checkpoints after November's deadly shooting at LAX, according to a report obtained Wednesday. The agency’s assessment covers 14 recommendations...
  • Union renews call for arming TSA officers after LAX shooting

    Union renews call for arming TSA officers after LAX shooting
    The union representing 45,000 Transportation Security Administration officers repeated its calls to arm officers Wednesday, saying the agency's actions after November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport "does not go far enough." J....