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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment

    TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment
    With peak holiday air travel season approaching, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials are reminding Hampton Roads travelers of its pre-screening services. For a $85 fee, area travelers can speed through the screening process at most...
  • Children with special needs have 'dress rehearsal' for flying

    Children with special needs have 'dress rehearsal' for flying
    Tomas Harp, 7, was ready to go to the head of the security line at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Not so fast. "Tomas – that's part of the process, to wait your turn," his mother, Carolina Harp, reminded him. Soon they handed over their boarding...
  • Prosecutors to seek death of suspected gunman who 'terrorized' LA airport in deadly rampage

    The man charged in a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport will face the death penalty for intentionally targeting federal employees and terrorizing passengers and airport workers, federal prosecutors said Friday. Prosecutors...
  • Orlando TSA officer charged with murder in Osceola County

    Orlando TSA officer charged with murder in Osceola County
    A federal TSA officer at Orlando International Airport was charged Monday with murder in the death of his estranged wife, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Herve Placide, 49, was arrested Monday evening about 12 hours after the body of...
  • Records: Son tried to save mom before she was found dead

    Records: Son tried to save mom before she was found dead
    One of Magalie Placide's sons tried to save her early Monday, moments before his dad sped away with her in a stolen van, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. About 90 minutes later, deputies found her body abandoned inside the van parked...
  • Osceola murder suspect no longer TSA officer

    Osceola murder suspect no longer TSA officer
    An Osceola County man accused of stabbing his wife to death is no longer a federal Transportation Security Administration officer at Orlando International Airport. Herve Placide, 49, of Poinciana has been "removed from federal service," an official...
  • TSA: Security checks at airports turning up more and more guns and knives

    PHILADELPHIA A word of warning for those short-tempered souls battling long airport security lines on their way back from their holiday travels: Your fellow passengers are just as stressed and more likely this year to be armed to the teeth. The federal...
  • Security checks at airports turning up more and more guns and knives

    If long lines and delayed flights weren't enough to put holiday travelers on edge, frazzled fliers now have to face the prospect that their fellow passengers are more likely than ever to be packing heat. A record number of travelers were caught with...
  • Airport travel tips: What's allowed and what's not

    Airport travel tips: What's allowed and what's not
    Security officials have a simple request for the 1.5 million people traveling through Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this holiday season. Leave your machetes at home. Store them with your guns and knives, because all of those things...
  • Who's stupid enough to try to bring weapons onto an airliner?

    Who's stupid enough to try to bring weapons onto an airliner?
    Seriously, how incredibly stupid does someone have to be to try to smuggle a weapon on board an airliner these days? It isn’t as though we haven’t been warned enough. It isn’t like we don’t have to keep our toiletries down to...
  • Knives at LAX, JFK restaurants raise security concerns

    Knives at LAX, JFK restaurants raise security concerns
    As part of a $1.9-billion upgrade last year, Los Angeles International Airport added a slate of high-end shops and classy restaurants at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, including the 6,000-square-foot steak house III Forks. Airport officials and...