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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA snags 47 handguns in 2014 at Orlando airport

    TSA snags 47 handguns in 2014 at Orlando airport
    Despite issuing countless warnings about not bringing firearms and ammunition on board commercial airliners, Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated 47 handguns and nearly 4,000 bullets at Orlando International Airport last year. TSA...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New U.S. racial profiling standards, not yet released, disappoint some

    Recalling his own encounters with police as a young black man, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. has struggled for five years to toughen limits on racial profiling by law enforcement agencies. Now, weeks from retirement as the nation's top law enforcement...
  • Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling

    Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling
    New Justice Department guidelines announced Monday seek to limit federal law enforcement officers' ability to use a person's race and other characteristics during investigations, particularly in spontaneous enforcement decisions. According to a copy...
  • LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January

    LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by early January whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man charged in last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.  Prosecutors told a judge Monday that they were still...
  • 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...
  • TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms

    TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms
    In this post 9/11 era, it's still possible to travel by air with a gun – as long as it's done correctly, according to the Transportation Security Administration. With hunting season coming up, TSA officials at Norfolk International Airport...
  • TSA agent competes to be in 'The Voice' semifinals

    TSA agent competes to be in 'The Voice' semifinals
    Damien Lawson has been singing his heart out on NBC's “The Voice,” and the pressure is on again Tuesday evening, when the final eight singers will be pared down for the semifinals. But “The Voice” may not be the first time you&...