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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage

    TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage
    The Transportation Security Administration has been moving away from a system that assumes all passengers, including children and the elderly, pose the same security risk. For example, the TSA now operates PreCheck lines at 115 airports that let...
  • Stowaway entered airport 6 hours before Hawaii takeoff, source says

    WASHINGTON -- The teenager who hid inside the wheel well of a passenger jet bound for Hawaii entered the perimeter of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport more than six hours before the plane took off, said a homeland security official who...
  • Poll: You'd pay $50 for faster airport screening--but it costs $85

    Poll: You'd pay $50 for faster airport screening--but it costs $85
    How much is it worth to you to get through airport security faster? Most people would pay about $50, according to a Harris Poll released Thursday. Unfortunately for those folks, the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program,...
  • Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight

    Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight
    The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone. But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...
  • Family of TSA officer killed in LAX shooting files $25-million claim

    Family of TSA officer killed in LAX shooting files $25-million claim
    The family of a Transportation Security Administration officer slain in a shooting at LAX has filed a claim against the city, alleging the wrongful death of Gerardo Hernandez and seeking damages in excess of $25 million. The claim, filed April 16, can...
  • Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing

    Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing
    Americans don't love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it. In the last few years, the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create nude-like images of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
  • Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules

    Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules
    A former TSA screener arrested on six federal charges after allegedly making a series of 9/11-related threats against LAX is not mentally competent to stand trial and must get treatment, a judge ruled Monday. Nna Alpha Onuoha, 30, is accused of...
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  • Woman who sued TSA over breast milk wins settlement

    Woman who sued TSA over breast milk wins settlement
    A South Bay woman who sued the Transportation Security Administration over the way agents treated her for trying to bring breast milk on a plane said she won a settlement. The woman, Stacey Armato, said the TSA agreed to pay her $75,000 to settle the...
  • Full-body scanners pulled from airports get use in prisons

    Responding to privacy concerns raised by travelers and civil rights groups, the Transportation Security Administration pulled 171 full-body scanners from airports last year. But the scanners — which cost between $130,000 and $170,000 each — ...
  • JWA offers PreCheck program for qualified passengers

    Starting this week, airline passengers who want to breeze through security lines faster at airports nationwide can apply for the privilege at John Wayne Airport's new PreCheck enrollment center. The federal Transportation Security Administration's...