TSA

An air traveler stands in a full-body scanner at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Feb. 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

TSA Recommends Armed Law Enforcement Be Present At Checkpoints During Peak Hours

The Transportation Security Administration is recommending that armed law enforcement be present at airport security checkpoints during peak hours after conducting a nationwide review in response to a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport last fall.

03/26/2014

Packing Suitcase

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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Homeland Security Secretary Talks Airline Threat

The Secretary of the Homeland Security Department said Thursday that a warning to airlines that terrorists could try to hide explosives in shoes was a routine advisory issued in response to the latest intelligence.

02/20/2014

Glock pistol (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Arrested At National Airport With Loaded Glock 22 Handgun

A Maryland man was arrested after security agents spotted a loaded Glock 22 semi-automatic pistol inside of his carry-on luggage at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Monday morning.

02/04/2014

This stun gun, designed to look like a cellphone, was caught by TSA officers at the security checkpoint at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. (Photo courtesy of @TSAMedia_LisaF)

Woman Tries to Bring Stun Gun on Plane at BWI

The Transportation Security Administration says a woman tried to bring a stun gun designed to look like a cellphone onto a plane at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

01/02/2014

About 3,000 TSA agents are specially trained to spot suspicious behavior. (Getty Images)

Report: TSA Behavioral Screening Program Deeply Flawed

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – A Congressional report is questioning the efficacy of one of the Transportation Security Administration’s centerpiece programs. Since 2007, he TSA has spent nearly a billion dollars training officers to pick out bad […]

11/14/2013

A Los Angeles Airport Police officer stands in front of Terminal 3 security screeners, the site of last week's shooting. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Experts Believe Bolstering Police Presence at Airports Easier Than Arming TSA Agents

What effects, if any, could last week’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport have on airport security?

11/07/2013

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

BWI Airport Opens New TSA PreCheck Lane

The TSA has opened a new lane for pre-approved airline passengers at BWI Airport, doubling the number of locations for passengers to use the so-called ‘PreCheck’ lanes.

11/05/2013

Southwest Boeing 737 airplanes sit at the terminal gates at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Razor Blades Found in Shoe of BWI Passenger

A pair of razor blades were found in the running shoes of a passenger traveling through BWI Airport.

09/26/2013

This sword was detected by TSA officers at Dulles International Aiport. The sword was concealed inside of a cane. (Photo credit: TSA)

Gun, Sword Found at Dulles Airport Security Checkpoint

A gun and a sword were found during a screening at a security checkpoint at Dulles International Airport last week, officials say.

08/12/2013

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