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  • $25 million lawsuit in death of TSA officer shot 12 times at LAX

    $25 million lawsuit in death of TSA officer shot 12 times at LAX
    The family of a federal passenger screener who was shot to death at Los Angeles International Airport last November sued the city of Los Angeles for $25 million this week, alleging security lapses and unreasonable delays in medical care. The lawsuit...
  • Lawsuit: Man claims TSA agents spilled mother's ashes

    Lawsuit: Man claims TSA agents spilled mother's ashes
    A man who was on his way to spread his mother's ashes in the Caribbean Sea says he was robbed of that opportunity when Transportation Security Administration agents spilled the ashes all over his suitcase, according to Fox 8 Cleveland. Shannon Thomas...
  • TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms

    TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms
    In this post 9/11 era, it's still possible to travel by air with a gun – as long as it's done correctly, according to the Transportation Security Administration. With hunting season coming up, TSA officials at Norfolk International Airport...
  • Loaded gun seized at BWI Marshall Airport

    Loaded gun seized at BWI Marshall Airport
    A man with a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun in his carry-on bag was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday — marking the seventh time this year officers have seized a firearm at the airport's...
  • TSA wants private companies to help enroll travelers in PreCheck

    TSA wants private companies to help enroll travelers in PreCheck
    Next year private companies may be enrolling fliers into the expedited airport security screening program known as PreCheck. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it wants to increase the number of travelers enrolled in the program...
  • TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX

    TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX
    A former TSA screener who was convicted for his role in a drug smuggling operation at LAX screening checkpoints was sentenced Monday to 80 months in prison, federal prosecutors said. Naral Richardson, 32, of South Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in March to...
  • Sanford International Airport to replace TSA with private security

    Sanford International Airport to replace TSA with private security
    Private guards will take over security at Orlando Sanford International Airport early next year — a move U.S. Rep. John Mica and airport Director Larry Dale predict will result in more passenger-friendly service and shorter lines. But even with...
  • Man cited for bringing loaded gun to Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport

    Man cited for bringing loaded gun to Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport
    A Newport News man was cited by airport police on a weapons charge after he tried to bring a loaded semi-automatic handgun past the security checkpoint at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport Tuesday, a spokeswoman said. TSA officers...
  • 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....
  • Invasion of the Privacy Snatchers

    I have made it devilishly hard for hackers to steal nude pictures of me off my computer -- by not taking any. It's so much simpler than trying to remember a big, long password and trying to keep the photos private. "Even if you had nude pictures, no...
  • Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares

    Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares
    Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices. Consumer...