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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Long lines at Southwest ticket counters force changes to BWI security gate

    Long lines at Southwest ticket counters force changes to BWI security gate
    One of the principal security gates at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport is being closed in the mornings because of congestion around the adjacent Southwest Airlines ticketing counters, according to airport, airline and Transportation Security...
  • Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back

    Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back
    Fliers leave behind thousands of items each day at airport security checkpoints. Laptops, briefcases, coats, electronic games, cameras, cellphones, tablets, jewelry, baby car seats and more become part of the forgotten booty. Surprisingly, few people...
  • Serial stowaway caught twice at LAX sentenced to jail

    A woman who stowed away on a flight to Los Angeles International Airport, was arrested when the plane landed, and was then banned from the location only to be caught there a day later was sentenced Wednesday to nearly six months in jail. Marilyn...
  • Virginia Beach man cited with gun charges at Norfolk airport

    Virginia Beach man cited with gun charges at Norfolk airport
    A Virginia Beach man was cited by airport police on a weapons charge Wednesday after officers stopped him from bringing a loaded gun past the security checkpoint at the Norfolk International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said....
  • Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons

    Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons
    Two people have been arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in as many days for attempting to board planes with handguns in their carry-on bags, Transportation Security Administration officials said Friday. A Prince George's County man was arrested...
  • ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash

    ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash
    The late-night scene outside the bank in west suburban LaGrange unfolded like a bad Hollywood script, complete with a burqa-wearing bank robber, a suitcase full of cash, a getaway driver and an alleged plot to escape to a tropical island with the spoils,...
  • Southwest stowaway pleads no contest; must stay away from LAX

    Southwest stowaway pleads no contest; must stay away from LAX
    A 62-year-old woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to sneaking onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose and later landing in Los Angeles, officials said. Marilyn Hartman, who was charged with a misdemeanor count of entering the city as a...
  • Southwest flight stowaway to LAX: 'It was stupid'

    Southwest flight stowaway to LAX: 'It was stupid'
    A woman who snuck past two airport security checkpoints in San Jose and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles, where she was arrested, told reporters Wednesday that she wouldn’t do it again. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was charged with a...
  • 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...
  • 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...