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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA: Cannon barrel found on flight to California

    TSA: Cannon barrel found on flight to California
    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...
  • Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX

    Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX
    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. The...
  • Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim

    Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim
    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. Alarmed by...
  • Watch: TSA Offers Travel Tips To Avoid Delays At Bradley This Holiday Season

    Watch: TSA Offers Travel Tips To Avoid Delays At Bradley This Holiday Season
    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...
  • Record 1,855 guns and rifles confiscated at U.S. airports

    Record 1,855 guns and rifles confiscated at U.S. airports
    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...
  • Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA

    Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA
    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. Take...
  • A comfy alternative to pants for men

     A comfy alternative to pants for men
    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,...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    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...
  • TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm

    TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm
    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...
  • Transportation Security Administration chief to retire

    Transportation Security Administration chief to retire
    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...
  • Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA

    Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA
    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...