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  • 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...
  • Loaded gun found in Ohio airport passenger's carry-on bag

    Authorities say security workers at a central Ohio airport found a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage. A statement from the Transportation Security Administration says officers at a checkpoint at Port Columbus International Airport...
  • 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...
  • Agents find stowaway Chihuahua in checked bag at LaGuardia

    This Chihuahua could be headed to the dog house. Transportation Security Administration officers say a woman's 7-year-old Chihuahua sneaked into her suitcase and triggered a luggage screening alert at New York's LaGuardia Airport last week. TSA...
  • Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security

    Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security
    Congress voted late Friday to approve a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, narrowly avoiding a shutdown while setting up the possibility of another battle over immigration in coming days. With hours to go before...
  • Loaded handgun found in Virginia traveler's bag

    The Transportation Security Administration says a traveler attempted to board a plane at Lynchburg Regional Airport with a loaded semi-automatic handgun. The TSA says the Lynchburg man was stopped Wednesday by officers after an X-ray machine detected the...
  • Congress goes to brink on Homeland Security shutdown debate

    WASHINGTON A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security loomed ever closer Friday evening as the House of Representatives failed to pass a short-term bill to finance the agency by midnight. It was an embarrassing defeat for House Speaker...
  • Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown

    Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown
    Senate leaders moved toward a deal Wednesday to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, sidestepping a fight over immigration policy. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, declared his administration would curtail deportation of immigrants...
  • Cardin introduces retroactive pay bill for DHS employees

    Cardin introduces retroactive pay bill for DHS employees
    WASHINGTON -- As the Department of Homeland Security braces for the possibility of a shutdown at the end of the week, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation on Tuesday that would provide retroactive pay for any workers furloughed because of a...