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San Jose International Airport (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Sheriff: Airport Attacker Had Machete, Molotov Cocktails

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.

03/22/2015

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TSA: More Weapons Found During Va. Airport Checks in 2014

The Transportation Security Administration is reporting an increase in the number of firearms that were discovered by TSA officers at checkpoints at Virginia airports.

01/23/2015

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TSA Releases Year-in-Review, Reveals How Many Weapons Were Found in Carry-On Bags

The Transportation Security Administration has released its annual report on the weapons found on carry-on bags at airports during the previous year.

01/23/2015

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Announces New Security Measures Following Paris Attacks

Secretary Jeh Johnson announced several new security measures for the U.S. Monday in response to the recent terror attacks in Paris.

01/12/2015

Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole says he will retire at the end of 2014. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA Administrator Pistole to Retire

The head of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, said Thursday he will retire from government at the end of this year.

10/16/2014

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Pa. Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found at BWI

A Pennsylvania man has been arrested at the Baltimore-Washington airport after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on bag.

09/30/2014

TSA Officer Beatriz Thompson processes airline passengers luggage thru an X-Ray machine at Dulles Airport in Virginia on Aug. 11, 2006. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA to Train Officers on Recognizing DC IDs

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.

08/19/2014

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. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: TSA Confiscated 1,025 Firearms By June, Atlanta And Dallas Airports Top List

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.

08/08/2014

File photo of a TSA security checkpoint. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Man Caught With Gun in Carry-On at Reagan National

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.

07/08/2014

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Baltimore Woman Cited For Bringing Stun Gun Inside BWI Airport

A Baltimore woman has been cited for taking a stun gun past a security checkpoint at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

06/26/2014

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