| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:42 PM
In the annals of strange things found by Transportation Security Administration workers in passengers' luggage, this discovery might have been one of the more potentially explosive.
Last week while checking bags for a departing flight from Kahului...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Transportation Security Administration is falling flat in its efforts to win the hearts of frequent fliers.
Nearly 86% of frequent fliers surveyed said the agency is doing a “poor” or a “fair” job. And that’s after...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A Broward man was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for identity theft and wire fraud last week after admitting he used Miami-Dade County public school students' stolen identities to file illegal tax returns.
Donald Claude, 34, of...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:58 AM
At a recent birthday celebration for my friend Marena, partygoer Joe R. bustled up to me and asked, “Why don’t you answer questions from men?” I told him that I welcome guy questions but don’t get as many as I would like. However,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration will retire in December after 4 1/2 years leading the agency.
John S. Pistole joined the TSA, which oversees passenger safety on airlines, trains and mass transit nationwide, after...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex.
Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers.
Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
The head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will retire after four and a half years leading the 60,000-employee agency, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday.
John Pistole, who has led TSA since June 2010, has overseen...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Deep in the bowels of Orlando International Airport is a small storage room crammed with plastic bins filled with power tools, hammers, samurai swords, meat cleavers and machetes.
The seized items, which also include pocketknives, handguns and...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say.
"If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
A federal air marshal who was fired in 2006 after exposing government plans to withdraw security from airliners asserted in U.S. Supreme Court filings Monday that the way the Transportation Security Administration restricts the release of sensitive...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:15 AM
A small but growing airline in Hawaii will add four more routes this month. Introductory fares are being offered, and passengers won’t be subjected to the usual TSA security checks.
Effective Oct. 20, Mokulele Airlines will begin flying its nine-...