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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...
September 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a passenger from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning just after 6 a.m. The...
September 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) today unveiled a section of a steel beam that was salvaged from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade...
September 10, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A woman was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration after a TSA officer detected a loaded gun in her carry-on bag at Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) Saturday, Sept. 9.  The woman, a resident of Whitakers...
September 08, 2017 | Local Press Release
Sioux City, Iowa – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at the security screening checkpoint today at Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX). This is the first firearm found at the SUX checkpoint this calendar year.The ....
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that local residents will have the opportunity to enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program at two North Dakota airports in October.TSA Pre✓®...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration has installed the latest checkpoint screening technology equipment at Lancaster Airport (LNS).With the addition of the new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machine at LNS, the airport is...
September 07, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration is staging approximately 250 personnel at southeast airports to be deployed to Florida for assistance with airport security after Hurricane Irma moves through the region. These TSA employees...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) prevented a man from bringing a loaded 9 mm handgun onto an airplane on Wednesday (September 6).The man was stopped as he was entering the...
September 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
MIDLAND, Texas – A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Midland International Air & Space Port (MAF) from Monday, Sept. 25 – Friday, Sept. 29.The application center, located in the 3rd floor media room, will be open Monday-...
September 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
ABILENE, Texas – A temporary TSA Pre✓® application center will be open at Abilene Regional Airport (ABI) from Monday, Sept. 11 – Friday, Sept. 15.The application center, located in the lower level airport conference room, will be open Monday-Friday...
September 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
LYNCHBURG, Va.—Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a Bedford County, Virginia, man from bringing a loaded handgun on board an airplane at the Lynchburg Regional Airport checkpoint, Tuesday, Sept. 5.The man was stopped by TSA...
August 31, 2017 | Local Press Release
LAS VEGAS – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) today announced that automated screening lanes have been installed and are in use at Terminal 3. This state-of-the-art...

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