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June 10, 2019 | Local Press Release
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA —The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) on Sunday, June 9 at the security screening checkpoint.The Taurus G2 9mm firearm, loaded with four rounds, was detected...
June 10, 2019 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Putnam County, West Virginia, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport early this morning, June 10, when they detected a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag. The .40-caliber handgun...
June 10, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration officers caught a North Carolina man with a loaded handgun at a Boston Logan International Airport checkpoint on Sunday, June 9, marking seventh gun that TSA has stopped at the airport checkpoints so...
June 10, 2019 | Local Press Release
COLONIE, N.Y. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with 263...
June 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m., a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun was detected in...
June 07, 2019
PITTSBURGH – A Columbiana County, Ohio, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) when they spotted a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag on Thursday, June 6.   The man, a resident of...
June 06, 2019 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hosting a two-day recruitment and information session next week to hire full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Portland International Airport (PDX)....
June 06, 2019 | Local Press Release
MOSINEE, WI - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will open a temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment center at Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) from Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14, 2019.The application center will be located at the...
June 06, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of the Philadelphia area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Philadelphia International Airport from June 24 to 28, where officials will host a...
June 05, 2019 | Local Press Release
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Travelers and residents of the Sioux Empire will have the opportunity to enroll in TSA Pre✓® at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport for five days starting Monday, June 10, 2019.Hosted by the airport, the TSA Pre✓® enrollment center...
June 05, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – An Anne Arundel County, Maryland, man was caught with a handgun by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Tuesday, June 4. This marks the 15th...
June 04, 2019 | Local Press Release
Madison Wis. —The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) yesterday at a security screening checkpoint.The Titan .25 caliber firearm, loaded with 3 rounds, was detected during x-...
June 04, 2019 | Local Press Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. - A Knoxville, Tennessee, man was caught with a loaded gun at Burlington International Airport on Saturday, June 1, after Transportation Security Administration officers at the airport stopped him from bringing a loaded handgun past...
June 03, 2019
HARTFORD, Conn. – A Niantic, Connecticut, man was arrested yesterday, June 2, after Transportation Security Administration officers at Bradley International Airport (BDL) stopped him from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane. It marked the...
May 31, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK - The Transportation Security Administration experienced its busiest day ever on May 24, 2019, the Friday before Memorial Day, screening a total of 2,792,525 passengers and crew members, the same day that TSA at LaGuardia Airport also set a...
May 31, 2019 | Local Press Release
LATROBE, Pa. - An Indiana, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE) on Thursday, May 30, when they detected a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag along with a folding...
May 31, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. - A Florida man was arrested on Thursday, May 30, after Transportation Security Administration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport caught him trying to bring a loaded gun past a security checkpoint in Terminal A. TSA...
May 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with 263 million passengers and crew projected to pass through security checkpoints nationwide from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day...
May 30, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration experienced its busiest day ever on May 24, the Friday before Memorial Day, screening a total 2,792,525 passengers and crew members. The agency screened more than 1.5 million checked bags on...
May 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON — Air travelers left nearly $1 million behind at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport checkpoints in fiscal year 2018, as reported in the annual “Unclaimed Money at Airports” report submitted to Congress, with airports in...
May 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK — Air travelers left behind nearly $1 million at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport checkpoints in fiscal year 2018, as reported in the annual “Unclaimed Money at Airports” report submitted to Congress, with airports in...
May 29, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - In fiscal year 2018, travelers left behind $960,105.49 in currency at airport checkpoints nationwide, according to an annual report that tracks the money travelers leave behind. TSA plans to use the unclaimed money to go towards...
May 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. - The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with 263 million passengers and crew projected to pass through security checkpoints nationwide from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day...
May 29, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced changes to its performance management systems for uniformed TSA officers that will improve how performance is measured and recognized. The changes, which were developed...
May 29, 2019 | Local Press Release
HONOLULU - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared for what is projected to be the busiest summer travel season ever when a record number of passengers will depart Daniel K. Inouye Honolulu International Airport (HNL) between...

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