| 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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Mayor Eric Garcetti will join a ceremony at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting at Terminal 3 that claimed the life of Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo I. Hernandez.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Robert MacLean, an air marshal from south Orange County, learned from a text message of the government's plan to stop using armed marshals on overnight flights from Las Vegas. The aim was to save money.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:26 PM
You would not believe the things that some people try to carry onto an airplane, says Transportation Security Administration spokesman Michael McCarthy.
From handbags with brass knuckles attached to them, to kitchen knives, to wrenches, McCarthy...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:47 PM
With nearly two months left in the year, airport security agents have already confiscated 1,855 firearms from passengers -- more than in all of 2013.
The Transportation Security Administration said 1,471 of those handguns and rifles were loaded, with...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:18 PM
So you've bought your tickets for Thanksgiving travel — if you haven't, expect to pay more — and you're ready to face the crowds at Orlando International Airport.
There are some tricks that can make your experience less nerve-racking.
| 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
| 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
| 8:46 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
| 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...