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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing

    TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing
    Security lines that opened a half-hour after ticket counters and a lack of personnel during the first few hours of the day led to long waits Sunday for holiday travelers at Midway Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said this week....
  • Man arrested with gun at BWI airport

    Man arrested with gun at BWI airport
    A Fort Washington man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday after trying to pass through security with a loaded .38-caliber handgun in his carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday. Another passenger...
  • TSA agent Damien Lawson reaches semifinals on 'The Voice'

    Damien Lawson, the, airport security agent who survived the November 2013 shooting at LAX, has reached the semifinals on "The Voice." On Tuesday, Lawson joined singers Taylor John Williams, Chris Jamison, Matt McAndrew and Craig Wayne Boyd as NBC's "The...
  • TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record

    TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record
    Despite civil penalties and the possibility of arrest, fliers continue to bring more guns through airport security checkpoints, with screeners discovering 2,000 firearms so far this year. As of Dec. 1, the total number of handguns and rifles uncovered...
  • Power restored at Bob Hope Airport checkpoint

    Power was restored to a security checkpoint in Burbank Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A early Wednesday morning after workers replaced an electrical panel and recalibrated equipment. A “weather related” outage to the electrical panel had...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms

    TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms
    In this post 9/11 era, it's still possible to travel by air with a gun – as long as it's done correctly, according to the Transportation Security Administration. With hunting season coming up, TSA officials at Norfolk International Airport...
  • Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers

    Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers
    Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole, who will retire from his post at the end of the year, thinks passengers who have been vetted by the agency's PreCheck Program should be allowed to take their bottled water through airport...
  • Conversations are more effective for screening passengers, study finds

    Conversations are more effective for screening passengers, study finds
    Airport screeners are wasting their time trying to spot bad guys simply by checking out the body language of travelers. That is the conclusion of a new report published by the American Psychological Assn. It said security agents are 20 times more...
  • Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA

    Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA
    Orlando International Airport leaders likely will decide in February whether to fire the federal Transportation Security Administration security officers and replace them with private security guards. A committee put in place 18 months ago – and...