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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Boeing unveils larger overhead bins

    Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Thursday announced a new type of overhead luggage bin that it says stores more carry-on bags and is easier to hoist a suitcase into. Dubbed Space Bins, the new luggage compartments are available as an option on Boeing's new...
  • 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...
  • Is the TSA becoming more tolerable?

    Is the TSA becoming more tolerable?
    Americans may not love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it. In the last few years the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create a nude-like image of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
  • BWI employee cited after bringing stun gun to airport

    BWI employee cited after bringing stun gun to airport
    A Baltimore woman who works at a coffee shop in BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport was cited on a state weapons charge Tuesday after she was stopped with a stun gun at an airport security checkpoint, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
  • Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport

    Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport
    Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said. The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
  • Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident

    Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident
    The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
  • 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...
  • Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect

    Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect
    Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead? A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power. Under its provisions,...
  • New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights

    New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights
    Passengers flying to the U.S. from some airports in the Middle East and Europe will be put through tougher security screening in response to intelligence that a terrorist group in Yemen has developed a new method for smuggling a bomb onto a jetliner,...
  • Vegas' McCarran airport to add fee-based biometric security screening

    Vegas' McCarran airport to add fee-based biometric security screening
    In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee. McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...
  • TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage

    TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage
    The Transportation Security Administration has been moving away from a system that assumes all passengers, including children and the elderly, pose the same security risk. For example, the TSA now operates PreCheck lines at 115 airports that let...