| Aug 10, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:34 AM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:16 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:52 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:17 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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?
But there are things to know before you decide. For example, you might...