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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban

    Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban
    The Justice Department on Monday will unveil its new policy expanding a ban on federal law enforcement officers' use of profiling in investigations.  The revised guidelines will broaden a 2003 prohibition on religious or ethnic profiling. The policy...
  • New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents

    New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents
    As the Obama administration prepares to announce new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, government officials said Friday that many officers and agents at the Department of Homeland Security will still be allowed to use the controversial...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutors to seek death penalty in fatal LAX shooting

    Prosecutors to seek death penalty in fatal LAX shooting
    Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man charged in the 2013 attack that killed a TSA officer at Los Angeles International Airport, according to a document filed in federal court Friday. Paul Anthony Ciancia, 24, was charged...
  • San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays

    San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays
    Up to 1,000 food workers at San Francisco International Airport went on strike Thursday morning, closing many of the airport’s restaurants amid a winter storm that’s delaying flights out of the Bay Area for hours. “Travelers –...
  • New federal guidelines to limit racial profiling fall short

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. released new guidelines last week aimed at limiting profiling by federal law-enforcement officers. Though he should be commended for tackling the issue, the new guidelines leave much to be desired. Their goal is to...
  • Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles

    Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles
    A humanoid robot with a head, hands and feet and wearing stylish red sneakers boarded a flight for Germany at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, becoming what was billed as the first robot traveling as a paid passenger on an airline. The...
  • Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA

    Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA
    U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has received license to be a pain-in-the-neck to a handful of federal agencies and maybe find new savings of tax dollars, as he will chair a new committee designed to oversee and investigate their operations. Mica...