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  • Man arrested with gun at BWI airport

    Man arrested with gun at BWI airport
    A Fort Washington man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday after trying to pass through security with a loaded .38-caliber handgun in his carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday. Another passenger...
  • TSA agent Damien Lawson reaches semifinals on 'The Voice'

    Damien Lawson, the, airport security agent who survived the November 2013 shooting at LAX, has reached the semifinals on "The Voice." On Tuesday, Lawson joined singers Taylor John Williams, Chris Jamison, Matt McAndrew and Craig Wayne Boyd as NBC's "The...
  • TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record

    TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record
    Despite civil penalties and the possibility of arrest, fliers continue to bring more guns through airport security checkpoints, with screeners discovering 2,000 firearms so far this year. As of Dec. 1, the total number of handguns and rifles uncovered...
  • Power restored at Bob Hope Airport checkpoint

    Power was restored to a security checkpoint in Burbank Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A early Wednesday morning after workers replaced an electrical panel and recalibrated equipment. A “weather related” outage to the electrical panel had...
  • New U.S. racial profiling standards, not yet released, disappoint some

    New U.S. racial profiling standards, not yet released, disappoint some
    Recalling his own encounters with police as a young black man, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. has struggled for five years to toughen limits on racial profiling by law enforcement agencies. Now, weeks from retirement as the nation's top law enforcement...
  • Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling

    Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling
    New Justice Department guidelines announced Monday seek to limit federal law enforcement officers' ability to use a person's race and other characteristics during investigations, particularly in spontaneous enforcement decisions. According to a copy...
  • LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January

    LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by early January whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man charged in last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.  Prosecutors told a judge Monday that they were still...
  • Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling

    Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling
    The Justice Department on Monday issued new guidelines to federal law enforcement officers that will regulate their use of racial profiling in investigations, an update to a policy first put in place in 2003 by then-Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft. The...
  • Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers

    Exiting TSA director wants to ease liquids ban for some passengers
    Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole, who will retire from his post at the end of the year, thinks passengers who have been vetted by the agency's PreCheck Program should be allowed to take their bottled water through airport...
  • Conversations are more effective for screening passengers, study finds

    Conversations are more effective for screening passengers, study finds
    Airport screeners are wasting their time trying to spot bad guys simply by checking out the body language of travelers. That is the conclusion of a new report published by the American Psychological Assn. It said security agents are 20 times more...
  • Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA

    Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA
    Orlando International Airport leaders likely will decide in February whether to fire the federal Transportation Security Administration security officers and replace them with private security guards. A committee put in place 18 months ago – and...