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February 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – An officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm Friday afternoon in the carry-on baggage of a female passenger traveling from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) to Phoenix Sky...
February 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, WV. – A Charleston, West Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Yeager Airport (CRW) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint this morning.The man was...
February 08, 2018 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a passenger from bringing a handgun on board a plane at a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport checkpoint yesterday. The incident occurred yesterday just after 3 p.m. at the...
February 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration is prepared for the start of the Spring Break travel period, which typically begins in February and continues into April. The biggest thing travelers can do make their security experience...
February 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) set a one-day record on Feb. 5 for the number of people the agency screened through security checkpoints. On “Get Away Monday...
February 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. – 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 Lehigh Valley...
February 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A Carbon County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport yesterday, February 1, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a loaded pistol in the traveler’s jacket.  A TSA...
February 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
MINNEAPOLIS – In what is projected to be the busiest day ever for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport (MSP), the agency showcased one of its key assets that it will utilize to keep travelers safe and...
February 01, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration today announced the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to five additional domestic and international carriers. The five new partnering airlines are Air France, Brussels...
February 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. - Transportation Security Administration officers stopped 26 guns at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport checkpoints in 2017, an increase from the 24 caught in 2016. It contnued a distrubing trend of an...
January 31, 2018 | 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...
January 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  —  The Transportation Security Administration’s security checkpoint at Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) has doubled its size, growing from one to two lanes to improve efficiency as passengers are screened before being allowed to...
January 28, 2018
LINTHICUM, Md. – Two more handguns were stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport the past few days, bringing the number of guns caught during the first month of...
January 26, 2018
ST. LOUIS, Miss. – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at St. Louis Lambert International...
January 26, 2018 | Local Press Release
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS – To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the country...
January 26, 2018 | 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 checkpoint. The incident occurred early this morning...
January 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Residents of the Tri-State region of West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Huntington Tri-State Airport terminal ...
January 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
FARGO, N.D. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has fully implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Hector International (FAR) in Fargo.The new procedures require travelers to place all electronics...
January 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesterfield County, Virginia, woman was arrested at Richmond International Airport on Monday, Jan. 22, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.A TSA...
January 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – Nine people were arrested yesterday, January 18, after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a suspicious item in a carry-on bag at a Newark Liberty International Airport checkpoint.The preliminary investigation...
January 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
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January 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Residents of Long Island will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Long Island MacArthur Airport terminal during the week of Jan. 22 - 26, where...
January 17, 2018
NORFOLK, Va.—A Transportation Security Administration officer detected a loaded handgun in a carry-on bag at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint last Friday morning (Jan. 12), marking the first gun caught at one of the airport’s checkpoints...
January 17, 2018 | Local Press Release
The man, a resident of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, was ticketed to fly to Ghana. Instead, he was arrested by federal officials. “This is another fine example of the good work that our TSA officers perform regularly here at Kennedy International Airport...
January 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Georgia man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) yesterday (Jan. 11) after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded handgun past the...

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