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Transportation Security Administration

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  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm

    TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm
    The longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration will retire in December after 4 1/2 years leading the agency. John S. Pistole joined the TSA, which oversees passenger safety on airlines, trains and mass transit nationwide, after...
  • Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA

    Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA
    Deep in the bowels of Orlando International Airport is a small storage room crammed with plastic bins filled with power tools, hammers, samurai swords, meat cleavers and machetes. The seized items, which also include pocketknives, handguns and...
  • Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says

    Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says
    Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say. "If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
  • 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...
  • Hawaii: Mokulele introducing four routes serving Oahu, Maui, Molokai

    Hawaii: Mokulele introducing four routes serving Oahu, Maui, Molokai
    A small but growing airline in Hawaii will add four more routes this month. Introductory fares are being offered, and passengers won’t be subjected to the usual TSA security checks. Effective Oct. 20, Mokulele Airlines will begin flying its nine-...
  • $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...
  • 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...
  • 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...