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Crime and Safety - Sun-Sentinel??Yesterday's story about??an investigation into the theft of a traveler's $6,500 Rolex watch??at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport prompted readers to send along their tips, via??Facebook,??for protecting personal property as it travels??...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsU.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Tequesta, on Friday joined the critics of the Transportation Security Administration's policies on body pat downs and full body scans at airports. ???Passengers are angry, and they should be. Full-body pat-downs and explicit...
The Swampby Mark Silva Think of it as FEMA in the middle of hurricane season without a FEMA director: the Transportation Safety Administration in high terrorism season without a TSA director. The man whom President Barack Obama has tapped to run......
Tags: Travel, FBI, CBS Corp., National Government, Harry Reid
The Swampby Mark Silva The blocked nominee for chief of the Transportation Security Administration may face more than controversy over the unionization of the nation's airport screeners - he now finds himself explaining his own only recently refreshed memory of...
The Swampby Mark Silva Erroll Southers, the Los Angeles airport official whose nomination to lead the Transportation Security Administration was blocked by Republican opposition in Washington, has withdrawn his name from consideration. Southers, in a statement...
Tags: FBI, Politics, Harry Reid, Barack Obama, Washington (U.S. state)
The Swampby Christi Parsons A former Army intelligence officer is President Barack Obama's choice to head the Transportation Security Administration, an administration official said today. The appointment of retired Gen. Robert Harding is expected later today,...
Once in a while, a government agency adopts a policy that is logical, hardheaded, based on experience and unswayed by cheap sentiment. This may be surprising enough to make you reconsider your view of bureaucrats. But not to worry: It usually doesn't...
Railroad police are on high alert for suicide bombers at Union Station in Chicago as the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks approaches this week, authorities said. Based on intelligence that al-Qaida might attempt to strike again in the U.S.,...
Flying commercial can be a terrible hassle these days, but not for Steven Washburn. The people in charge of airport security have decided to spare him all the inconveniences. No taking off his shoes and belt, no putting his liquids in a plastic bag, no...
Republicans are not alone in their outrage that the Internal Revenue Service singled out tea party groups for extra scrutiny to their applications for nonprofit tax status. Nobody likes to be profiled. The IRS folks should have known better. "You've got...
The shootings in Connecticut have the potential to do to schools what 9-11 did to airports. Armed guards and metal detectors. Will my kindergartner be sent through a child-sized backscatter next year in search of contraband under her clothes? Will her...
My Pet WorldQ: We'll be traveling to the Miami area by plane to see relatives for Thanksgiving. My daughters are both cat crazy, so we bought some really potent catnip at a local cat show and would like to take it to them. We've been storing it in the freezer. What...
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