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April 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
PHILADELHIA – 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 has been opened at Philadelphia International Airport in...
April 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Transportation Security Administration has installed the latest security checkpoint screening technology at Grand Forks International Airport (GFK).A new body scanner, also referred to as Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT),...
April 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a loaded handgun in a carry-on bag at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint this morning, April 20.The man, a resident of Virginia Beach, was stopped by TSA officers...
April 19, 2017 | Local Press Release
ELMIRA, N.Y. – Future guide dogs had an opportunity to practice going through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at the Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM) today so that they would be more familiar with the checkpoint screening...
April 19, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – A Harford County, Maryland, man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Monday, April 17, after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him carrying a loaded handgun at a...
April 18, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK  – Residents of New York City will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program at the United Airlines ticket office located in Penn Station from May 1 - 19, where officials are...
April 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – A first officer was arrested at Albany International Airport (ALB) Monday, April 17, after Transportation Security Administration officers discovered a loaded .380 caliber handgun in his carry-on bag. The firearm was loaded with six...
April 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology at three airports in Nebraska: Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI), Kearney Regional Airport (EAR), and McCook Ben Nelson...
April 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
ABILENE, Texas – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology at Abilene Regional Airport (ABI).Advanced imaging technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic and nonmetallic...
April 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va – Residents of northern West Virginia will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) popular TSA Pre✓® application program at the North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) the week of May 1 to 5, where...
April 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Port of Seattle are asking travelers to get their game plans ready for a busy spring break at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The peak spring break travel period starts Thursday,...
April 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that local residents will have the opportunity to enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program for one week at Boise Airport (BOI) starting Monday, May 8, 2017....
April 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE —  Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport stopped a Maryland woman from bringing a loaded handgun through the checkpoint Tuesday, April 4, just hours after a...
April 04, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – A Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) early this morning, April 4, after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him trying to carry a...
April 03, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – Nineteen and done!Officials from the Transportation Security Administration and United Airlines celebrated the completion of a new large 19-lane modern checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport’s (EWR) Terminal C today with a...
March 29, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – A man was arrested at Albany International Airport (ALB) Monday night, March 27,  after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers caught the man trying to carry a loaded .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun past a security...
March 24, 2017 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – The number of travelers showing up at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) with firearms is trending upward and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Maryland Transportation Authority Police...
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
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 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 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
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 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 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...

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