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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Indiana man charged after gun found in carry-on bag at Midway

    Indiana man charged after gun found in carry-on bag at Midway
    A Hobart, Ind., man was arrested after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport on Monday, police said. The number of guns found so far this year at Midway — six — matches the total found at the airport for all of...
  • How to help smooth trip through airport for passengers in wheelchairs

    How to help smooth trip through airport for passengers in wheelchairs
    Question: My husband and I plan to travel from Los Angeles to Roanoke, Va. My husband had a stroke in early 2013 and is in a wheelchair. What are the best ways to navigate the airport, from check-in to security to enplanement? Karen Poindexter La...
  • Free Travel Apps That Save You Money, Time (And Find You A Place To Tinkle)

    Free Travel Apps That Save You Money, Time (And Find You A Place To Tinkle)
    After a winter getaway to Florida and the Caribbean, I returned with a new appreciation for what travel apps can do to ease glitches along the way. We organized travel information in the updated Tripit app; found free wi-fi with Wifi Finder and used...
  • NYC man arrested at airport after credit cards found in luggage

    A New York man was arrested Sunday after Transportation Security Administration agents at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport found nearly 200 credit cards in his duffel bag. David M. Ricketts, 25, faces one count each of trafficking in...
  • 2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport

    2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport
    A Florida man and a woman from south suburban Markham have been arrested since Friday for bringing loaded guns into Midway Airport, authorities said. Most recently Kurt Young, 46, of Tampa, was going through a security checkpoint at Midway around 4:55...
  • Tourism leaders question possible firing of TSA at Orlando International Airport

    Central Florida's tourism community is questioning whether Orlando International Airport should fire the federal officers who run the security checkpoints at the main terminal and replace them with private security guards. "All of the [federal] agents...
  • 600 TSA officers screening passengers, bags at BWI

    600 TSA officers screening passengers, bags at BWI
    Passengers checking in for a flight at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport might encounter David Jimentel at the X-ray machine. The former Marine says he was inspired to join the Transportation Security Administration after the...
  • Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security

    Congress OKs deal to avoid shutdown at Homeland Security
    Congress voted late Friday to approve a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, narrowly avoiding a shutdown while setting up the possibility of another battle over immigration in coming days. With hours to go before...
  • It's real simple: no guns on planes

    It's real simple: no guns on planes
    The law isn't confusing. There's no complex wording, nuance or tricky phrases that need interpretation. Quite simply, in Florida, you cannot bring a gun into an airport. If you want to travel with your gun, it must be unloaded and in your...
  • Americans love security at the airport

    From time to time, I’m lucky enough to fly internationally. I leave the states behind but not without one last dose of the over-the-top security screening with which we have become accustomed since 9/11. Must it be so? Probably. In the Jan....
  • Flier tries to board plane with dagger hidden in Eiffel Tower replica

    Flier tries to board plane with dagger hidden in Eiffel Tower replica
    A passenger at Oakland International Airport earlier this month tried to bring aboard a large dagger that fit snugly inside a replica of the Eiffel Tower. The weapon -- 12 inches long with an 8-inch, double-edged blade and intricately designed handle --...