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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...
November 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – 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 through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints nationwide each day...
November 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – With Thanksgiving just a few days away, travelers are eager to bring some of their favorite food items with them for their flights and contribute to the Thanksgiving table. Sometimes the items come from a favorite local shop such as...
November 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – More than 500 travelers are expected to be screened by Transportation Security Administration officers at University Park Airport each day during the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period. Overall, the number of passengers...
November 15, 2018 | Local Press Release
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Residents of Long Island will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Long Island MacArthur Airport terminal from November 27 to December 7, where...
November 15, 2018 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – 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 through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints nationwide each day...
November 15, 2018 | Local Press Release
SAN FRANCISCO - The Transportation Security Administration joined San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and United Airlines Wednesday to unveil state-of-the-art checkpoint technology ahead of the busy holiday travel season. Located in SFO’s...

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