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December 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Loudoun County, Virginia, man was caught with a loaded handgun at Washington Dulles International Airport Dec. 5 after a Transportation Security Administration officer detected him trying to carry the semi-automatic weapon past a...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration officers working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport stopped two passengers with guns on Sunday and Monday of this week, increasing the total number of guns caught at the airport’s...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesterfield County, Virginia, resident was arrested at Richmond International Airport Monday, Dec. 4 after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Nashville International Airport (BNA) have discovered 81 firearms at security checkpoints to date in 2017, surpassing the total of 80 firearms found last year.At approximately 5 a...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).Last summer, TSA announced the implementation of new screening procedures for electronics...
December 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
Des Moines, Iowa—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new carry-on baggage security procedures at Des Moines International Airport (DSM).Last summer, TSA announced that it would phase-in the implementation of stronger...
November 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—A Transportation Security Administration officer detected a loaded semi-automatic handgun in a carry-on bag at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint earlier Nov. 30.The man, a resident of Chesapeake, Virginia, was stopped by a TSA...
November 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
FARGO, North Dakota - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing enhanced carry-on baggage security screening procedures at all airports in North Dakota including Hector International (FAR) in Fargo.The new procedures require...
November 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, NJ – A Chester County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport today Nov. 30 after a Transportation Security Administration officer detected a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.  A...
November 29, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport stopped two North Carolina men with loaded handguns from getting past the airport checkpoint yesterday (Nov. 28), marking the...
November 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP).Last summer, TSA announced the implementation of stronger screening...
November 28, 2017 | National Press Release
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November 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
LAREDO, Texas—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at Laredo International Airport (LRD).Last summer, TSA announced the implementation of stronger screening procedures for carry-on...
November 27, 2017 | 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...
November 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Huntington, West Virginia, man had a bad start to his Thanksgiving this morning when a Transportation Security Administration officer at Yeager Airport (CRW) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport...
November 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – A Fairfax County, Virginia, man had a bad start to his Thanksgiving this morning when a Transportation Security Administration officer at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag...
November 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). The new procedures also are being phased in at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), but will...
November 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – 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...
November 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and other Alaska airports.The new procedures...
November 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – The number of passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints across the country this Thanksgiving season is expected to be extremely high. From last Friday, November 17th through Monday,...
November 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A man was arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) early this morning, November 21, after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him with a loaded semi-automatic handgun in his...
November 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A Cape May County, New Jersey, man was arrested at Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) Sunday morning, November 19, after Transportation Security Administration officers caught the man trying to carry a butterfly knife...
November 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
Transportation Security Administration officers at airports across the state of Florida have discovered 440 firearms at security checkpoints in 2017 as of November 20th, surpassing the total of 411 firearms found last year.The increase in firearms...
November 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The number of passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints across the country this Thanksgiving season is expected to be extremely high. From last Friday, November 17th through Monday, November...
November 19, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today marked 16 years of safeguarding and protecting the nation’s citizens and transportation systems. Created in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, TSA continues to evolve and...

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