An Illinois man had what officials described as an unusual assortment of prohibited items, including a hatchet, smoke grenades and bottle rockets, in a carry-on bag at BWI Airport in Maryland.
The Transportation Security Administration says a Pittsburgh man was arrested with a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security investigators managed to sneak mock explosives and banned weapons through checkpoints in 95 percent of trials at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints at the country’s busiest airports.
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.