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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...
February 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport this morning (Feb. 28) after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a loaded pistol in the traveler’s carry-on bag.  A...
February 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures that travelers can expect to see when departing Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).The procedures were...
February 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is partnering with Amtrak to test new security technology that can help officials detect whether an individual is concealing an improvised explosive device such as a suicide vest. The...
February 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Louisville International Airport (SDF...
February 26, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. – Residents of the Norfolk area will be able to apply to the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Norfolk International Airport terminal during the week of March 19 - 23, where...
February 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A Pennsylvania woman was arrested by police after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped her from bringing a loaded semi-automatic handgun onto an airplane at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on Wednesday (Feb....
February 22, 2018 | Local Press Release
U.S. Virgin Islands – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the United...
February 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. — To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the country with...
February 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va. —  To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the country...
February 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that East Bay residents will have the opportunity to go to Oakland International Airport (OAK) to enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program starting...
February 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today highlighted two security checkpoint technologies that are currently being piloted at Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Tom Bradley...
February 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today highlighted two security checkpoint technologies that are currently being piloted at Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Tom Bradley...
February 15, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. —  To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the country with...
February 15, 2018 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON — Today Houston Airport System Director Mario Diaz joined Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Deputy Administrator Huban A. Gowadia in a ceremony announcing new checkpoint technology at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)....
February 14, 2018 | Local Press Release
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Tuesday in the carry-on baggage of a male passenger traveling from Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) to Salt Lake City International...
February 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, VA. —  To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the country...
February 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in South Dakota announced it has implemented stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at all commercial airports in the state. The new security measures require...
February 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
KALISPELL, Mont. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded local Flathead Valley residents that they will have the opportunity to enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program at Glacier Park International...
February 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —  To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the...
February 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Friday afternoon in the carry-on baggage of a female passenger traveling from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) to Phoenix Sky...
February 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, WV. – A Charleston, West Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Yeager Airport (CRW) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint this morning.The man was...

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