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March 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Future guide dogs had an opportunity to practice going through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) Monday night so that they would be more familiar with the...
March 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO – An Erie County, New York, man was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped him from bringing a loaded semi-automatic handgun onto an airplane at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport yesterday (...
March 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – For the second day in a row, West Virginia men were nabbed with loaded handguns at Yeager Airport (CRW) and were cited by police for carrying a gun in an airport.  On Thursday, March 16, a Huntington resident was stopped by...
March 16, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Kanawha County, West Virginia, man was caught with a loaded handgun at Yeager Airport (CRW) on Wednesday, March 15, and was cited by police for carrying a gun in an airport.  As the man, a resident of Dunbar, West Virginia,...
March 13, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Boise Airport (BOI) discovered two guns at the security checkpoint within a five-hour period Sunday during routine screening of carry-on baggage. This comes on the...
March 13, 2017 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) this morning at a security screening checkpoint.    TSA found the 9 mm caliber...
March 13, 2017 | Local Press Release
ITHACA, N.Y. -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) introduced the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) today.With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine...
March 10, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented three travelers from bringing loaded handguns onboard planes at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoints yesterday. The three incidents are not believed to...
March 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Wednesday offered the first look at the newly-installed inline checked baggage handling system at Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).This state-of-the-art system, which became...
March 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag at Omaha Eppley Airfield (OMA) this morning at the security screening checkpoint.   TSA found the .380 caliber Smith & Wesson, loaded...
March 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
Waterloo, IA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic...
March 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
Sioux City, IA – The Transportation Security Administration(TSA) today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX).Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic and...
March 07, 2017
Dubuque, IA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ).Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic...
March 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
RALEIGH, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a passenger from bringing two loaded handguns onboard a plane at Raleigh-Durham International Airport this morning. The incident took place at the TSA Pre✓® checkpoint just...
March 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Syracuse-Hancock International Airport (SYR) prevented a Wayne County, New York, man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane last week, March 2, when they found the gun...
March 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A man was cited on state weapons charges after he was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Richmond International Airport (RIC) checkpoint last Thursday, March 2, when TSA officers detected a 9 mm handgun...
March 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – An Alexandria, Virginia, man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) early this morning, March 6, after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him trying to carry a loaded...
March 02, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented two men from bringing loaded handguns on board planes at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint this morning. The two incidents are not believed to...
March 01, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration is prepared for the start of the Spring Break travel period, which typically begins in late February and continues into April. TSA will screen approximately 62 million travelers at airports...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – A Loudoun County, Virginia, woman was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Friday, Feb. 24 after Transportation Security Administration officers caught her trying to carry a loaded handgun...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
FORT DODGE, Iowa – The Transportation Security Administration today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Fort Dodge Regional Airport (FOD).AIT-2 next-generation technology safely screens passengers for metallic...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Fauquier County, Virginia, man was caught with a loaded handgun at Washington Dulles International Airport on Sunday. Feb. 26 after Transportation Security Administration officers detected him trying to carry a handgun past a...
February 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio. – Demand for travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) TSA Pre✓® program has been so strong that a temporary application center will be stood up at John Glenn Columbus International...
February 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
AVOCA, Pa. – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is now participating in the TSA Pre✓® program, which allows travelers in the program to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1...
February 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Residents of northwestern upstate New York will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) terminal during the...

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