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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA offering cash for ideas to speed up screening lines

    TSA offering cash for ideas to speed up screening lines
    Even the Transportation Security Administration concedes that airport screening lines can be long and frustrating. If you have a better idea for moving people through airport queues, the TSA wants to hear it. In fact, the TSA is offering rewards...
  • Tuesday: Has airport security improved?

    Tuesday: Has airport security improved?
        People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker. But are they getting through safer? It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
  • West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center

    West Palm Beach airport adds TSA PreCheck application center
    Travelers departing Palm Beach International Airport now have a more convenient way to apply for TSA PreCheck, a federal program that offers expedited security screening at local airports and others nationwide. On Tuesday, Transportation Security...
  • What's in your luggage? Martial arts daggers, pepper spray gun. . .

    What's in your luggage? Martial arts daggers, pepper spray gun. . .
    Chicago travelers are bringing more than neck pillows and tiny shampoo bottles to airports this summer. A series of recent Instagram photos show a dagger, pepper spray gun and martial arts weapons recovered by Transportation Security Administration...
  • New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights

    New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights
    Passengers flying to the U.S. from some airports in the Middle East and Europe will be put through tougher security screening in response to intelligence that a terrorist group in Yemen has developed a new method for smuggling a bomb onto a jetliner,...
  • Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies

    Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies
    Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium. From 5:30 p.m....
  • Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped

    Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped
    A Stanford professor arrested at LAX this week for carrying a World War II-era hand grenade said he put it in his luggage absentmindedly and he has been told the charges against him will be dropped. Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on...
  • A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem

    A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem
    A section of Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated last week when a Stanford University professor was arrested on charges of bringing a World War II-era grenade through a security checkpoint in a carry-on bag. It has become an all-too-common...
  • Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect

    Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect
    Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead? A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power. Under its provisions,...
  • Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare

    Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare
    The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport. In...
  • 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...