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Transportation Security Administration

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  • NFL player Aldon Smith arrested at Los Angeles airport

    (Reuters) - Police at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday arrested a National Football League player from the San Francisco 49ers for making a false bomb threat to screeners, officials said. Aldon Smith, 24, had been randomly selected for a...
  • TSA agents find loaded handgun in baggage at Norfolk International Airport

    TSA agents find loaded handgun in baggage at Norfolk International Airport
    Transportation Security Administration officials said on Thursday a Virginia Beach man was stopped by TSA officers at Norfolk International Airport at a checkpoint. TSA spokesman Jim McKinney said an officer working the checkpoint X-ray machine Thursday...
  • LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans

    LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans
    Los Angeles airport officials on Tuesday told a City Council committee that improvements in training, communications and emergency management are on the way in the aftermath of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. The...
  • Man arrested with loaded hand gun at BWI Airport

    Man arrested with loaded hand gun at BWI Airport
    A man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Sunday after a loaded hand gun was located inside his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The gun with seven rounds in it, one of them...
  • Lost luggage surprise: 97% of bags are found, returned within 2 days

    Returning from a recent leisure trip to Miami, Jerry Jorgensen landed in Detroit only to face one of the biggest frustrations of air travel: His bag was nowhere to be found. After making several dozen calls, Jorgensen got American Airlines to return his...
  • OIA gun arrests rarely end with convictions

    OIA gun arrests rarely end with convictions
    Orlando International has one of the nation's toughest arrest policies when people are caught with firearms at security checkpoints. But the scale tilts toward leniency when it comes to prosecuting those people. Just one of the 42 cases sent to the...
  • Flight attendants support bill to ban knives on planes

    Flight attendants support bill to ban knives on planes
    Under pressure from lawmakers and flight attendants, the Transportation Security Administration backed off last year on a plan to allow knives on commercial planes. But flight attendants want to make sure that the ban that began after the Sept. 11...
  • Man jumps in front of CTA train after woman falls on tracks

    Man jumps in front of CTA train after woman falls on tracks
    Eddie Palacios stood on the subway tracks, between a woman and an approaching train, and thought to himself: Do I have enough time to get out of the way if the train doesn’t slow down? Is the woman off the tracks yet? Should I have done this?...
  • Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before

    Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before
    A government watchdog agency has found repeated problems with the access card a gunman used to enter Naval Station Norfolk last week, casting doubt on its basic effectiveness in improving maritime security. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, a convicted felon,...
  • Travel Q&A: Who rummaged through her checked suitcase?

    Travel Q&A: Who rummaged through her checked suitcase?
    Q: I recently flew nonstop from Detroit to Cancun, Mexico, and checked my suitcase. When I opened my bag at the hotel it was obvious my bag had been ransacked. All the zipper compartments of my toiletry and cosmetic bags were open, and other items were in...
  • Business Traveler Creates New Line Of TSA-Friendly Toiletries

    Call it a travel buzz kill. You arrive at your destination and find that the bottles of toiletries in your suitcase have leaked all over your wardrobe. It's an experience Kevin Garrity is all too familiar with. The Connecticut road warrior has racked up...