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Transportation Security Administration

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  • No more cutting into the TSA PreCheck lines

    Here’s bad news for anyone who has ever used the expedited airport security lines without having applied for the program. The Transportation Security Administration has been so successful at signing up travelers for the faster security lines,...
  • Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport

    Gun found in man's carry-on luggage at Midway Airport
    A firearm was discovered Thursday night in the carry-on luggage of a 62-year-old man at Midway International Airport, officials said. According to the Transportation Security Administration, the gun was found in the luggage of a man traveling from...
  • Decision on seeking death penalty for accused LAX shooter due by fall

    Decision on seeking death penalty for accused LAX shooter due by fall
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by mid-November whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man accused in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. Prosecutors told a judge Monday that their case...
  • $85-million scanning system aims to speed up airport security lines

    $85-million scanning system aims to speed up airport security lines
    There's a new airport security machine in town, and it's not out to scan you -- at least not your body. The Transportation Security Administration will be testing an $85-million credential authentication technology that allows its agents to scan your...
  • Get rid of the TSA? The agency's chief says not so fast

    Get rid of the TSA? The agency's chief says not so fast
    Do away with the Transportation Security Administration, critics implore. It's all just security theater, useless measures meant to make people feel safe. No terrorist plot has ever been stopped by the TSA, they insist. TSA Administrator John Pistole...
  • Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX

    Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX
    A woman who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and somehow managed to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles did not pose a security threat, authorities said Wednesday. The woman – identified by Los Angeles International...
  • Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say

    Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say
    The woman who sneaked onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose, only to be arrested as a stowaway roughly an hour later when the flight landed in Los Angeles, may have simply been seeking companionship from fellow passengers, authorities...
  • TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard

    TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard
    Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago. And the current 3-ounce limit on...
  • 5 talking points by TSA chief John Pistole

    5 talking points by TSA chief John Pistole
    On Wednesday, John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration, met with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board to discuss TSA's Pre-Check program, which provides pre-screened trusted travelers with expedited passage through security at...
  • LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal
    The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities. City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
  • When are airport fast lanes worth the money?

    When are airport fast lanes worth the money?
    Convenience vs. cash. We pay for all sorts of services to avoid hassle and stress. Should paying for TSA Precheck to speed through airport security screening be one of them? Maybe. But there are things to know before you decide. For example, you might...