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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

File photo of TSA agents. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Richmond Airport, Security Protester Settle Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by a man who was arrested after stripping to his running shorts at a Richmond airport checkpoint to protest security procedures has been settled.

07/10/2013

The director of the International Air Transport Association said Monday he wants to see a globally agreed upon tracking standard in place by the end of this year, which also takes into consideration the cost on airlines, in order to avoid another disappearance like that of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

More Air Passengers Showing Up With Guns

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, more than a decade after 9/11 raised consciousness about airline security, it’s happening a lot more often.

07/03/2013

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot.  (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA: Increasing Amount Of Air Passengers Showing Up With Loaded Guns

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot.

07/02/2013

File photo of a TSA checkpoint. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Man Arrested For Bringing a Pressure Cooker into the Country

A Saudi man was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents said he lied about why he was traveling with a pressure cooker, but his nephew said Monday that it was all a misunderstanding about a device he simply wanted for cooking.

05/13/2013

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