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April 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W. 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...
April 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.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...
March 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
Wichita, Kan. — In separate incidents this week, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two loaded firearms at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) at the security screening checkpoint.On Sunday, March 25, TSA...
March 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – A 17-year-old Roanoke, Virginia, youth was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a handgun at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport checkpoint Friday, March 30. The TSA officer who was staffing the checkpoint X-...
March 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
Denver – Spring is in the air, and TSA Colorado is offering tips for those traveling for spring break and into the summer.Electronics and Carry-on ItemsAlthough there are no changes to what travelers can carry through security checkpoints, TSA...
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...

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