| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:29 AM
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.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:04 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
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...