| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:17 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 7:30 AM
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?
| Mar 8, 2015
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...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 3:34 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2015
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...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:13 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:28 AM
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?
In the Jan....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:57 PM
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 --...