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  • Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on

    Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on
    A St. Mary's County woman was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday after security agents discovered a loaded .38-caliber pistol and more than a dozen "loose bullets" in her carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said...
  • Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL

    Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL
    Several dozen employees of a ground-transportation firm are picketing at Philadelphia International Airport this morning, but the protest does not appear to be affecting any flights. The one-day job action was called to protest what the workers say are...
  • Suitcase contains raw meat, which contains 3 pounds of cocaine

    Suitcase contains raw meat, which contains 3 pounds of cocaine
    Three pounds of cocaine wrapped in plastic -- and raw meat -- and stowed inside a suitcase didn't make it past security at San Jose International Airport. The recent hidden-drugs fail was included in a TSA roundup under "artfully concealed prohibited...
  • Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers

    Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers
    Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole, who will retire from his post at the end of the year, thinks passengers who have been vetted by the agency's PreCheck Program should be allowed to take their bottled water through airport...
  • Conversations are more effective for screening passengers, study finds

    Airport screeners are wasting their time trying to spot bad guys simply by checking out the body language of travelers. That is the conclusion of a new report published by the American Psychological Assn. It said security agents are 20 times more...
  • Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA

    Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA
    Orlando International Airport leaders likely will decide in February whether to fire the federal Transportation Security Administration security officers and replace them with private security guards. A committee put in place 18 months ago – and...
  • Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA

    Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA
    So you've bought your tickets for Thanksgiving travel — if you haven't, expect to pay more — and you're ready to face the crowds at Orlando International Airport. There are some tricks that can make your experience less nerve-racking. Take...
  • Record 1,855 guns and rifles confiscated at U.S. airports

    Record 1,855 guns and rifles confiscated at U.S. airports
    With nearly two months left in the year, airport security agents have already confiscated 1,855 firearms from passengers -- more than in all of 2013. The Transportation Security Administration said 1,471 of those handguns and rifles were loaded, with...
  • Watch: TSA Offers Travel Tips To Avoid Delays At Bradley This Holiday Season

    Watch: TSA Offers Travel Tips To Avoid Delays At Bradley This Holiday Season
    You would not believe the things that some people try to carry onto an airplane, says Transportation Security Administration spokesman Michael McCarthy.  From handbags with brass knuckles attached to them, to kitchen knives, to wrenches, McCarthy...
  • Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim

    Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim
    Two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Robert MacLean, an air marshal from south Orange County, learned from a text message of the government's plan to stop using armed marshals on overnight flights from Las Vegas. The aim was to save money. Alarmed by...
  • Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX

    Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX
    Mayor Eric Garcetti will join a ceremony at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting at Terminal 3 that claimed the life of Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo I. Hernandez. The...