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March 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
A Pennsylvania man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport March 24 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a .38 special handgun in his carry-on bag. The gun was loaded with five hollow-point bullets,...
March 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
Lincoln, Neb. – The Transportation Security Administration is implementing new procedures for screening electronics larger than a cell phone at Lincoln Airport.Last summer, TSA announced the agency would roll out these new procedures for screening...
March 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new procedures for screening electronics larger than a cell phone at La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE).“Last summer, TSA announced that the agency would be rolling out...
March 20, 2018 | 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  March 19 so they would be more familiar with the checkpoint...
March 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
FRESNO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures that travelers can expect to see when departing Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT).The procedures,...
March 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO – TSA officers at Midway International Airport (MDW) discovered a loaded firearm at the security checkpoint on Monday morning.The loaded .38 Ruger firearm was discovered on Monday, March 19, with a bullet in the chamber. TSA officers spotted...
March 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new procedures for screening electronics larger than a cell phone at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU).“The new procedures will be fully implemented April 1,...
March 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a passenger from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning just after 7:30 a.m. at the...
March 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport this morning, March 19, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a handgun frame concealed inside a sneaker box at a checkpoint in Terminal A.A...
March 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—Travelers are continuing to bring loaded guns to the Norfolk International Airport checkpoint, and early this morning, March 18, a third passenger in the last 12 days was cited by airport police after alert Transportation Security...
March 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—Two Virginia residents have been caught by Transportation Security Administration officers with loaded guns in their carry-on bags within the last 10 days at Norfolk International Airport checkpoints—one who was caught yesterday and the...
March 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
DENVER – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding several Fast Track hiring events this week to recruit full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Denver International Airport (DEN).The events will be...
March 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm early this morning at the security screening checkpoint at Des Moines International Airport (DSM). The firearm, a 9mm Glock loaded with five rounds, was...
March 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. —  It’s not always easy to determine whether an item should be packed in a carry-on bag, a checked bag, either or neither, so the Transportation Security Administration is offering a handful of tips to help travelers flying out...
March 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, Minn. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures that travelers can expect to see when departing Rochester International Airport (RST).The procedures, which...
March 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
SCRANTON, Pa. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International...
March 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at the Boise Airport have discovered two guns in two days during the routine screening of carry-on baggage.A TSA officer found the first firearm - a .38 caliber Smith...
March 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND,Ore. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding several Fast Track hiring events early next week to recruit full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Portland International Airport (PDX).The...
March 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
PEORIA, Ill. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures that travelers can expect to see when departing General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA).The...
March 07, 2018 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding several Fast Track hiring events this week to recruit full-time and part-time transportation security officers to work at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).The events...
March 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in partnership with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (L.A. Metro) today tested a new passenger screening technology that is designed to detect suicide vests and...
March 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint. The incident occurred early this...
March 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
ERIE, Penn. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Erie International Airport (ERI)...
February 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. - Transportation Security Administration officers detected a record number of firearms at checkpoints nationwide in 2017, however of the three airports in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan region, only Baltimore Washington...
February 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
MOLINE, Ill. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures that travelers can expect to see when departing Quad City International Airport (MLI).The procedures were rolled...

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