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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Man cited for bringing loaded gun to Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport

    Man cited for bringing loaded gun to Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport
    A Newport News man was cited by airport police on a weapons charge after he tried to bring a loaded semi-automatic handgun past the security checkpoint at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport Tuesday, a spokeswoman said. TSA officers...
  • Tuesday: Has airport security improved?

    Tuesday: Has airport security improved?
        People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker. But are they getting through safer? It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
  • TSA wants private companies to help enroll travelers in PreCheck

    TSA wants private companies to help enroll travelers in PreCheck
    Next year private companies may be enrolling fliers into the expedited airport security screening program known as PreCheck. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it wants to increase the number of travelers enrolled in the program...
  • Invasion of the Privacy Snatchers

    I have made it devilishly hard for hackers to steal nude pictures of me off my computer -- by not taking any. It's so much simpler than trying to remember a big, long password and trying to keep the photos private. "Even if you had nude pictures, no...
  • TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX

    TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX
    A former TSA screener who was convicted for his role in a drug smuggling operation at LAX screening checkpoints was sentenced Monday to 80 months in prison, federal prosecutors said. Naral Richardson, 32, of South Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in March to...
  • Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court

    Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court
    A federal air marshal who was fired in 2006 after exposing government plans to withdraw security from airliners asserted in U.S. Supreme Court filings Monday that the way the Transportation Security Administration restricts the release of sensitive...
  • Sanford International Airport to replace TSA with private security

    Sanford International Airport to replace TSA with private security
    Private guards will take over security at Orlando Sanford International Airport early next year — a move U.S. Rep. John Mica and airport Director Larry Dale predict will result in more passenger-friendly service and shorter lines. But even with...
  • JWA offers PreCheck program for qualified passengers

    Starting this week, airline passengers who want to breeze through security lines faster at airports nationwide can apply for the privilege at John Wayne Airport's new PreCheck enrollment center. The federal Transportation Security Administration's...
  • Is the TSA becoming more tolerable?

    Is the TSA becoming more tolerable?
    Americans may not love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it. In the last few years the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create a nude-like image of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
  • 8-inch knife found rolled in enchiladas at Sonoma County airport

    8-inch knife found rolled in enchiladas at Sonoma County airport
    The woman made her flight, but without the whole enchilada.  Transportation Security Administration screeners found an unexpected item Monday morning as an Alaska Airlines passenger made her way through a security checkpoint at Sonoma County Airport: an...
  • Stowaway entered airport 6 hours before Hawaii takeoff, source says

    Stowaway entered airport 6 hours before Hawaii takeoff, source says
    WASHINGTON -- The teenager who hid inside the wheel well of a passenger jet bound for Hawaii entered the perimeter of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport more than six hours before the plane took off, said a homeland security official who...