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July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) announced that today marks the beginning of the peak summer travel period. TSA projects it will screen more than 851,000 people through...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – A West Virginia man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) this morning, July 16, when Transportation Security Administration officers detected a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at one of the airport’s checkpoints. The...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. – A North Carolina woman was arrested this morning, July 15, after Transportation Security Administration officers at LaGuardia Airport caught her carrying a loaded gun into the security checkpoint.TSA officers spotted the...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Prince George’s County, Maryland, woman was caught with a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Friday...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Future guide dogs had an opportunity to practice going through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) last night (July 15) so that they would be more...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded Utah residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a commercial flight.To determine if a Utah driver...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – A Linden, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers when they spotted a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at University Park Airport on Monday, July 15. The 9 mm caliber gun was loaded...
July 15, 2019 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, WV – A Pinellas County, Florida, man was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers at Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) on Sunday, July 14, with a loaded .380 caliber handgun, marking the sixth gun caught at the airport’...
July 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – It seems all-too-common for Transportation Security Administration officers to detect guns at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).So far during the first half of this year, TSA has detected 10 guns at PHL security checkpoints,...
July 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Butler County, Pennsylvania, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) when they spotted a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag yesterday, July 10.      The woman, a...
July 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA —  A device that had the makings of what appeared to be a pipe bomb was discovered by Transportation Security Administration officers in a checked bag at Philadelphia International Airport yesterday, July 10, resulting in the evacuation...
July 11, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The July fourth holiday weekend proved to be another record-breaking travel period for the Transportation Security Administration. Nationwide from July 3 to 7, more than 11.9 million passengers and crew went through security checkpoints...
July 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE - The 2019 Fourth of July holiday weekend proved to be another record-breaking travel period for the Transportation Security Administration. Nationwide, from July 3 to July 7, more than 11.9 million passengers and crew went through security...
July 11, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today hosted the first Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee meeting, which was established in accordance with the TSA Modernization Act of 2018. The STSAC joins representatives of...
July 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The 2019 Fourth of July holiday weekend proved to be another record-breaking travel period for the Transportation Security Administration. Nationwide, from July 3 to July 7, more than 11.9 million passengers and crew went through...
July 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration is seeing a decline in the number of guns that travelers are bringing to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) this year, with only one traveler attempting to bring a firearm through...
July 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, WV – A Wood County, West Virginia, man was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers with a loaded .38 caliber revolver in his carry-on bag at the Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) May 18. It marked the fourth gun caught...
July 10, 2019 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Cabell County, West Virginia, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport this morning, July 10, when they detected a loaded gun in her carry-on bag. The .357-caliber handgun was...
July 10, 2019 | Local Press Release
PASCO, Wash. - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at the Tri-Cities Airport (PSC) discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on luggage of a male traveler ticketed for travel to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Tuesday...
July 09, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK —  Transportation Security Administration officers at LaGuardia Airport stopped a Kansas resident from bringing the trigger and body of a 3D imprinted handgun past the security checkpoint on Wednesday, July 3.A TSA officer spotted the...
July 09, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two firearms in the carry-on luggage of two travelers departing Idaho airports over the past few days. Both firearms were detected during the routine screening...
July 08, 2019 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – An Arlington, Virginia, resident was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) on Sunday, July 7. It was...
July 08, 2019 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport after they caught him trying to bring box cutters and a utility knife past the checkpoint on Sunday, July 7, including one...
July 02, 2019 | Local Press Release
BURBANK, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now offering full TSA Pre✓® screening benefits to eligible travelers departing Hollywood Burbank Airport’s Terminal B during peak travel times.TSA Pre✓® screening allows travelers...
June 27, 2019
RICHMOND, Va. - Transportation Security Administration officers screened more passengers last week, Sunday, June 16 to Saturday, June 22, at Richmond International Airport (RIC) than ever before in TSA’s history.TSA officers screened 53,378...

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