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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Lawsuit: Man claims TSA agents spilled mother's ashes

    Lawsuit: Man claims TSA agents spilled mother's ashes
    A man who was on his way to spread his mother's ashes in the Caribbean Sea says he was robbed of that opportunity when Transportation Security Administration agents spilled the ashes all over his suitcase, according to Fox 8 Cleveland. Shannon Thomas...
  • 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...
  • Loaded gun seized at BWI Marshall Airport

    Loaded gun seized at BWI Marshall Airport
    A man with a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun in his carry-on bag was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday — marking the seventh time this year officers have seized a firearm at the airport's...
  • 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...
  • Invasion of the Privacy Snatchers

    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...
  • TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX

    TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX
    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...
  • Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court

    Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court
    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...
  • TSA removes barbecue from passenger's checked bag

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bob Porter wasn't about to leave Kansas City without tasting its world famous barbecue. Porter, a government affairs consultant from Washington, D.C., flew in over the weekend to attend the Chiefs-Redskins game with a group of friends....
  • Fewer air travelers have long waits at U.S. security checkpoints

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of travelers in the United States who waited 20 minutes or more at an airport security checkpoint this summer dropped by 64 percent since last year, federal government figures show. The Transportation Security...
  • Board the plane faster

    This program allows participating flyers to experience a more efficient airport screening process by leaving on their shoes, light jackets and belts and leaving laptops and compliant liquids in carry-on bags. In addition to Richmond, over 117 airports...