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October 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Demand by travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® program has been so strong that a temporary application center will be stood up in the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) from Oct...
October 15, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today released its plan to expand the use of biometrics technology as part of its continued effort to enhance security and the traveler experience. The...
October 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded local Santa Clara residents that they will have the opportunity to enroll in the TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program at Santa Clara Square starting Monday, Oct....
October 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
AUSTIN, Texas — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has intercepted two loaded firearms so far this week at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).  The first was found on Tuesday, Oct. 2, and the second one was detected this...
October 03, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske today recognized Congress for the passage of H.R. 302, FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which...
October 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
Lubbock, Texas —The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Sept. 30 in a passenger’s carry-on bag at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) security screening checkpoint.   The 9mm Sig Sauer firearm,...
October 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. –  Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a man with a loaded handgun at one of the airport checkpoints Monday, Oct. 1, marking the 12th handgun caught so far this...
October 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)  Saturday, Sept. 29, when they detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The...
October 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesapeake, Virginia, man was arrested at Richmond International Airport early this morning, Oct. 1 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The handgun was...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. – Residents of the Norfolk area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Norfolk International Airport terminal during the week of October 15 - 19 where...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
MAPLEWOOD, N.J. – Residents of Essex County, New Jersey, and the surrounding area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program at Keller Williams Midtown Direct Realty from October 15...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – Residents of the Baltimore area in addition to students at Johns Hopkins University will be able to apply to the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program on the campus of Johns Hopkins University...
September 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Nashville International Airport (BNA) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 5:15 a.m., a loaded Ruger .380 caliber handgun was discovered in a...
September 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – It seems all-too-common for Transportation Security Administration officers to be detecting guns at Pittsburgh International Airport. In total, 3,957 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country last year...
September 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 6 a.m., a loaded Ruger 9 mm handgun was discovered in a passenger’s...
September 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
Colorado Springs, Colo. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm this morning at the security screening checkpoint at Colorado Springs Airport (COS).The firearm, a .40 caliber Smith and Wesson MP40 loaded with...
September 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
Chippewa Valley, Wisc. – The Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will open a temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment center at the airport, Sept. 24 – 28.The temporary enrollment center will be located...
September 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
A Missouri woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport when they detected a loaded gun in the woman’s carry-on bag, Sept. 21. The .38 caliber revolver was loaded with five bullets.The woman had driven to...
September 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two loaded firearms, carried by different passengers, yesterday morning at security screening checkpoints at Will Rogers World Airport (OKC).The first firearm, a .38 caliber...
September 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
HONOLULU – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) highlighted its Passenger Screening Canines (PSCs), a key asset used to enhance security and keep passengers safe and secure when departing Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye...
September 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A West Virginia woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Morgantown Municipal Airport yesterday morning, Sept. 19 when they detected a loaded gun in the woman’s carry-on bag. The revolver was loaded...
September 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. — A Chesapeake, Virginia, man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with a loaded handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Sunday, September 16, marking the 17th firearm that TSA officers have...
September 14, 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 October 1st to 5th where...
September 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) checkpoint Sept. 13. At approximately 6 a.m., a loaded Kel-Tec .22 caliber handgun was discovered in a...
September 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOZEMAN, Mont. – To coincide with the arrival of the fall hunting season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Tuesday provided tips for those traveling with common items used for hunting.“When carrying out our screening duties at the...

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