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Transportation Security Administration

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  • No more cutting into the TSA PreCheck lines

    Here’s bad news for anyone who has ever used the expedited airport security lines without having applied for the program. The Transportation Security Administration has been so successful at signing up travelers for the faster security lines,...
  • Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport

    Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport
    A firearm was discovered Thursday night in the carry-on luggage of a 62-year-old man at Midway International Airport, officials said. According to the Transportation Security Administration, the gun was found in the luggage of a man traveling from...
  • Airport security devices vulnerable to hackers, researcher says

    Airport security devices vulnerable to hackers, researcher says
    Airport security has become far more advanced in the last decade, but according to the findings of one security researcher, the technology being used to protect travelers is still dangerously vulnerable to hackers. On his own time, Billy Rios of...
  • Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX

    Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX
    A woman who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and somehow managed to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles did not pose a security threat, authorities said Wednesday. The woman – identified by Los Angeles International...
  • San Jose airport, facing another security breach, downplays threat of passenger without ticket

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Despite the second major security breach this year, San Jose airport officials and the Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday downplayed this week's incident in which a well-known trespasser somehow boarded a plane and...
  • Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit

    Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit
    Get ready to pay more when you fly. The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue. The...
  • Kevin Hunt: She Wants TSA To Pay For Missing Luggage Lock, Damage

    Kevin Hunt: She Wants TSA To Pay For Missing Luggage Lock, Damage
    Lou Ann Naples of Old Saybrook, a frequent traveler, says she never checks her baggage at an airport without securing it with a Tumi lock recognized by the Transportation Security Administration. When she picked up her luggage at Southwest Florida...
  • With new TSA rules on laptops and cellphones, keep chargers handy

    With new TSA rules on laptops and cellphones, keep chargers handy
    How many times have you boarded a flight with a dead cellphone or laptop? Under new TSA rules, if you do so when returning to the U.S. from abroad, you'd better keep your charger or mobile battery pack in your carry-on bag — or risk having your...
  • Man found at Detroit airport with knife in shoe: TSA

    Man found at Detroit airport with knife in shoe: TSA
    A passenger at Detroit's airport was found with a concealed knife in his shoe and was arrested, the Transportation Security Administration said. TSA officers found the knife in the bottom lining of the man's shoe during checkpoint screening at Detroit...
  • Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA

    Report: Man stopped by TSA agent who didn't know DC is in USA
    Quick! How many states comprise the good ole USA? Answer: 50 States and one district, the District of Columbia, our nation's capital. Think monuments, White House, the Pentagon, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The West Wing or The Real Housewives of D.C....
  • West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center

    West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center
    Travelers departing Palm Beach International Airport now have a more convenient way to apply for TSA PreCheck, a federal program that offers expedited security screening at local airports and others nationwide. On Tuesday, Transportation Security...