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December 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Stafford, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport on Friday, Dec. 7 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The .38 caliber...
December 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two men were stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport on December 11, when they detected a handgun in each of the men’s carry-on bags.  A St. Albans, WV, resident showed up with a .380 caliber...
December 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) nationally and locally expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season. Nationwide, TSA projects it will screen six...
December 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Boise Airport have discovered three loaded firearms in the past three days during the routine screening of carry-on luggage belonging to departing travelers. On Tuesday, Dec. 4...
December 04, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today released its Cybersecurity Roadmap, which will guide efforts to prioritize cybersecurity measures within TSA and...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. –There isn’t a spare seat to be had on any airline. But you booked early, got a good fare, and you are genuinely excited about your trip. Before you get buckled into that middle seat on the aircraft, you and your belongings are going...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) yesterday, Dec. 3, when they detected a handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The Wayne,...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
*/ LINTHICUM, MD – Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) stopped a Montgomery County, Maryland, man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane on Monday, December...
December 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. — A local man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Monday, Dec. 3, marking the 22nd firearm that TSA officers have caught at the airport so far...
December 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Fayette County, Pennsylvania, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) on Sunday, December 2, when they detected a loaded handgun in the woman’s carry-on bag.The...
November 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Transportation Security Administration officer stopped a West Virginia man from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) today, Friday, November 30.The TSA officer spotted the gun in...
November 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that a temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment center will be open for two weeks at Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in early January. Travelers interested in...
November 29, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—A local man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded gun at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport checkpoint this morning, Nov. 29th.The .380 caliber handgun was loaded with six bullets,...
November 29, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced on Tuesday in a Federal...
November 29, 2018 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Wednesday morning, Nov. 28, at Des Moines International Airport (DSM). This was the 11th firearm intercepted at the DSM checkpoint so far this calendar...
November 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOSTON —  When a full-size suitcase triggered an alarm on the Transportation Security Administration’s checked baggage scanner equipment at Boston Logan International Airport, it was anything but a routine matter when smoke began pouring out of the...
November 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – A Monroe County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) on Monday, Nov. 26 when they detected a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag. The...
November 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
SCRANTON, Pa. – Residents of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport from Dec. 17 to 21, where...
November 27, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration experienced the busiest Thanksgiving travel weeks in its 17-year history after a record breaking summer with more than 25.6 million passengers and crew members screened during the holiday...
November 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND – A Richmond, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport on Sunday, November 18th after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The handgun was...
November 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
TSA shares travel tips as Baltimore-area flyers prepare for Thanksgiving travelLINTHICUM, Md. – The number of passengers expected to fly this Thanksgiving season is expected to be high with more than 2.4 million passengers per day expected to pass...
November 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOSTON– The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day, “fast track” hiring event on Saturday, December 1st, to recruit full- and part-time TSA officers to work at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). TSA is looking to...
November 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) on Saturday, Nov. 17, when they detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The...
November 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
LATROBE, Pa. – Residents of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and surrounding counties will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport terminal...
November 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Approximately 2,500 travelers are expected to be screened by Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport each day during the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period. Overall, the number of...

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