Press Releases

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AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential, or they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or enter a…
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PITTSBURGH – A California man was the second traveler who was caught with a handgun by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) security checkpoint yesterday, April 22, hours after a West Virginia…
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WILMINGTON, Del. —  Delaware residents will need a REAL ID compatible driver’s license by October 1, 2020, if they want to use it to get onto a domestic flight, enter certain federal buildings or enter military bases. With that in mind, it is highly…
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BILLINGS, Mont. – Two Montana airports will host temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment centers during May, allowing local residents to apply for the popular expedited security screening program. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is…
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PITTSBURGH – A California man was the second traveler who was caught with a handgun by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) security checkpoint yesterday, April 22, hours after a West Virginia…
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PHILADELPHIA – A Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, resident was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) yesterday, April 22, when they detected a handgun in the man’s carry-on bag. The man, a…
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TRENTON, N.J. – Do you have a gold star? If not, there’s still time to get your gold star REAL ID driver’s license. New Jersey residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a gold star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL…
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WASHINGTON – A West Virginia resident was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) today, April 23. It was the 10th…
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PHILADELPHIA — Do you have a star? Is it a REAL ID star in a gold circle? Pennsylvanians who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a…
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NEW YORK – New York residents will need an enhanced driver’s license or a REAL ID compliant driver’s license by October 1, 2020, if they want to use it to get on a domestic flight, enter certain federal buildings or enter military bases. With that…
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PITTSBURGH – A West Virginia woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) early this morning, April 22 when they detected a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag. The Preston County,…
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BALTIMORE —  Do you have a star on your driver’s license? If not, it’s time to get REAL. Maryland residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need…
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RICHMOND, Va. —  Do you have a star? Is it REAL? Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need another form of approved identification…
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WASHINGTON — The flag of the District of Columbia has three stars on it, but D.C.’s REAL ID compliant driver’s license only needs one star to indicate it is the REAL deal.  Washington, D.C. residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a…
CHARLESTON, W.V. —  Do you have a gold star on your driver’s license? West Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a gold star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need another…
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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Miami International Airport (MIA) stopped a suitcase full of fireworks at MIA on Friday. Flammable and explosive items are not permitted in either your carry-on or checked bag. This morning and…
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NEWARK —  It was a busy Thursday at Newark Liberty International Airport. How busy was it? Yesterday, April 18, was a record-setting day for the Transportation Security Administration. TSA set an all-time record for the number of passengers screened…
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NEW YORK —  The Transportation Security Administration at LaGuardia Airport set a record yesterday, April 18, for the most passengers who went through the security screening process in the history of the airport when 59,698 travelers passed through…
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BOSTON – The Transportation Security Administration at Boston Logan International Airport set a record for the most passengers who went through the security screening process in a single day when 77,451 passengers passed through the checkpoints and…
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LATROBE, Pa. – A Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE) Saturday, April 13, when they detected a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. The Jeannette…
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NEW YORK – A man from Queens, New York, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday, April 13, after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a handgun artfully concealed inside a DVD player. The man’s checked bag…
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HARTFORD, Conn. – A Hartford County, Connecticut, man was arrested this morning, April 18, after Transportation Security Administration officers at Bradley International Airport (BDL) stopped him from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane. It…
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Cabell County, West Virginia, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Yeager Airport Monday, April 15, when they detected a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag. The 9 mm gun was loaded with eight…
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A Monroe County, New York, man was stopped after Transportation Security Administration officers at Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) stopped him from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane on Tuesday, April 16. It…
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ABILENE, Texas – Due to high demand, a temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open for an additional week at Abilene Regional Airport (ABI). The temporary application center opened April 5 and has now been extended for a third week. The…