The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for aviation workers months after a baggage handler in Atlanta was accused of smuggling guns aboard commercial aircraft.
A machete-wielding attacker who died hours after being shot by a sheriff’s deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans’ international airport had a bag loaded with Molotov cocktails, authorities say.
The Transportation Security Administration is reporting an increase in the number of firearms that were discovered by TSA officers at checkpoints at Virginia airports.
The Transportation Security Administration has released its annual report on the weapons found on carry-on bags at airports during the previous year.
Secretary Jeh Johnson announced several new security measures for the U.S. Monday in response to the recent terror attacks in Paris.
The head of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, said Thursday he will retire from government at the end of this year.
A Pennsylvania man has been arrested at the Baltimore-Washington airport after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on bag.
The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress says Transportation Security Administration workers will be trained on how to recognize District driver’s licenses and identification cards.
The Transportation Security Administration found 1,813 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage last year, and as of the end of June 2014, TSA officials have already confiscated 1,025 firearms at U.S. security checkpoints.
Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Atlanta after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag.