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September 29, 2017 | Local Press Release
PASCO, Wash. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at three Washington airports including Tri-Cities Regional Airport, Yakima Air Terminal – McAllister...
September 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – 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 Pittsburgh International Airport (...
September 28, 2017
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Residents of northwestern upstate New York will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) terminal during the...
September 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
DEL RIO/VICTORIA, TEXAS—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at Del Rio International (DRT) and Victoria Regional airports (VCT).In late July, TSA announced the implementation of...
September 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
PASCO, Wash. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at three Washington airports including Tri-Cities Regional Airport, Yakima Air Terminal – McAllister...
September 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at three airports in Idaho including Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH), Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN),...
September 26, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration and Delta Air Lines jointly launched new automated security screening lanes in Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) today, introducing state-of-the-art checkpoint technology to one of the...
September 26, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at three airports in Idaho including Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH), Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN),...
September 26, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – In response to each of the hurricanes in September, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) deployed more than 1,100 members of its workforce to impacted areas. This includes 500 individuals deployed to supplement local...
September 26, 2017 | Local Press Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Clinton National Airport (LIT)...
September 22, 2017
SALISBURY, Md. -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Salisbury–Ocean City–Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (...
September 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE – Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in the carry-on bag of a passenger departing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Friday morning.The firearm was a Smith & Wesson .45-caliber...
September 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers detected two handguns inside carry-on bags at checkpoints at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) yesterday (Sept. 20). The incidents were not related.A Stafford, Virginia,...
September 21, 2017 | Local Press Release
LATROBE, 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 Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE)...
September 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
ORLANDO, Fla. —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Orlando International Airport (MCO) wants to remind travelers that if you are traveling by air with your gun, it must be secured in your CHECKED luggage. Five guns were intercepted...
September 19, 2017 | Local Press Release
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at an Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 10 a.m., a loaded North American Arms .22 caliber revolver was discovered in a...
September 19, 2017 | Local Press Release
MINNEAPOLIS – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) today announced that automated screening lanes have been installed and are in use at terminal one’s South Checkpoint....
September 18, 2017 | Local Press Release
EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. —  Two dozen Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers who live and work in New York City volunteered to serve on a Transportation Security Support Team to deploy to Houston to assist in the reopening of George Bush...
September 18, 2017 | Local Press Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a passenger from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning just...
September 15, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO – 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 O’Hare International Airport and Midway...
September 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
LAS VEGAS – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today presented its prestigious Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Gold Standard Award to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) for its ongoing...
September 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and other Wisconsin airports has deployed nearly two dozen Transportation Security Officers (TSO) to assist at Miami International Airport (...
September 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho – Officers with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Boise Airport have found two loaded firearms in the carry-on luggage of passengers at the security checkpoint over the past four days.The first firearm was a .45...
September 14, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALCOA, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a firearm at the McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) checkpoint today. At approximately 9:30 a.m., an unloaded .38 caliber pistol was discovered in a passenger’s carry-on bag.TSA...
September 12, 2017 | Local Press Release
Lubbock, Texas –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at the security screening checkpoint Sept. 11 at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB).  This is the ninth firearm found at the LBB checkpoint...

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