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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Federal authorities: Woman with history of flying without ticket claims to have done it again

    Authorities are investigating if a woman with a history of boarding airplanes without a ticket stowed away on a flight from Minnesota to Florida. The Nassau County Sheriff's Department says Marilyn Hartman was arrested Sunday after admitting she...
  • Serial stowaway jailed after allegedly sneaking onto Florida-bound flight

    MINNEAPOLIS A 63-year-old woman with a history of attempting to sneak aboard commercial airliners told authorities that she slipped onto a flight from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and flew to Jacksonville, Fla., where she checked into a...
  • Americans love security at the airport

    From time to time, I’m lucky enough to fly internationally. I leave the states behind but not without one last dose of the over-the-top security screening with which we have become accustomed since 9/11. Must it be so? Probably. In the Jan....
  • It's real simple: no guns on planes

    The law isn't confusing. There's no complex wording, nuance or tricky phrases that need interpretation. Quite simply, in Florida, you cannot bring a gun into an airport. If you want to travel with your gun, it must be unloaded and in your...
  • Flier tries to board plane with dagger hidden in Eiffel Tower replica

    Flier tries to board plane with dagger hidden in Eiffel Tower replica
    A passenger at Oakland International Airport earlier this month tried to bring aboard a large dagger that fit snugly inside a replica of the Eiffel Tower. The weapon -- 12 inches long with an 8-inch, double-edged blade and intricately designed handle --...
  • 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...
  • Several 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 previous year. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday that it took 14...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...