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  • TSA vs. checkpoint chuckleheads

    TSA vs. checkpoint chuckleheads
    The descent of American presidents from George Washington to Ulysses S. Grant, argued the 19th century writer Henry Adams, was enough to raise doubts about the theory of evolution. Anyone looking to debunk Darwin today could find ample evidence in the...
  • Woman cited for having loaded handgun at Norfolk airport, official says

    Woman cited for having loaded handgun at Norfolk airport, official says
    A Virginia Beach woman was cited on a weapons charge for bringing a loaded handgun past the security checkpoint at the Norfolk International Airport Tuesday, a TSA official said. The woman was escorting her mother to the gate when a TSA officer detected...
  • Fort Lauderdale airport again in Top 10 for guns caught

    Fort Lauderdale airport again in Top 10 for guns caught
    For the second year in a row, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International ranked among the top 10 airports in the nation for the number of guns intercepted at checkpoints, the Transportation Security Administration reported Friday. Security officers...
  • Record TSA airport seizures: Loaded guns, grenades, knife in an enchilada

    Record TSA airport seizures: Loaded guns, grenades, knife in an enchilada
    People who are leaving on a jet plane pack clothes, toiletries and often something to pass the time. Passengers also pack heat, according to a Transportation Security Administration report released on Friday that explains that 2014 hit the bull’s...
  • Three dozen guns seized at BWI, region's other airports in 2014

    Three dozen guns seized at BWI, region's other airports in 2014
    More than three dozen guns were seized from passengers flying out of the three airports in the Baltimore-Washington region in 2014, a substantial increase over the year prior. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday that it took 14 guns...
  • TSA snags 47 handguns in 2014 at Orlando airport

    TSA snags 47 handguns in 2014 at Orlando airport
    Despite issuing countless warnings about not bringing firearms and ammunition on board commercial airliners, Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated 47 handguns and nearly 4,000 bullets at Orlando International Airport last year. TSA...
  • Have cake, will travel — but take care

     Have cake, will travel — but take care
    You plan to travel. You plan to travel with cake. Why not? It's good company, and unlikely to snag the window seat. First, you contact the Transportation Security Administration. These days, transportation security is administered with rigor, and you...
  • Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban

    Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban
    The Justice Department on Monday will unveil its new policy expanding a ban on federal law enforcement officers' use of profiling in investigations.  The revised guidelines will broaden a 2003 prohibition on religious or ethnic profiling. The policy...
  • New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents

    New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents
    As the Obama administration prepares to announce new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, government officials said Friday that many officers and agents at the Department of Homeland Security will still be allowed to use the controversial...
  • Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit

    Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit
    Get ready to pay more when you fly. The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue. The...
  • TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers

    TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers
    A requirement that passengers on U.S.-bound flights power up electronic devices at overseas airport security checkpoints is being expanded to some fliers on domestic flights, government officials say. The Transportation Security Administration called...