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May 10, 2018 | Local Press Release
SALISBURY, Md. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Salisbury Regional Airport stopped a Wicomico County. Maryland, woman with a loaded handgun as she was escorting her child through the airport’s checkpoint.The Salisbury, Maryland,...
May 09, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Transportation Security Administration officers working at the Louisville International Airport (SDF) checkpoint screened 11,099 passengers Sunday, May 6.Travelers returning from the 2018 Kentucky Derby contributed to the highest...
May 08, 2018 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Hopewell, Virginia, woman was arrested at Richmond International Airport on Monday, May 7, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag. The hot...
May 07, 2018 | Local Press Release
BENNER TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to exceed last year’s record-breaking numbers with more than 2.5 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration...
May 07, 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 this morning at...
May 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
Destin, Fla. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) wants to remind travelers of new security procedures ahead of the busy summer travel period to make any trip through the airport as efficient and comfortable as possible. Destin-Fort...
May 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Louisville International Airport would like to remind passengers to expect higher than usual passenger volume this weekend as travelers return home from the 2018 Kentucky Derby....
May 02, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration today announced the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to six additional international carriers. The six new partnering airlines are Air Serbia, Condor Airlines, Porter...
May 01, 2018 | Local Press Release
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – On Monday, April 30, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag at the security screening checkpoint at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).    TSA found the firearm, loaded with...
April 30, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) announced last week that the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Instagram account has won three 2018 Webby Awards. ...
April 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
First gun caught at the airport in 2018EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. – A Texas man who drove to the New York area, was trying to fly home when a Transportation Security Administration officer caught the man with a handgun in his carry-on bag at LaGuardia...
April 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
Man cited by the police on a weapons violationNORFOLK, Va.—A man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded gun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint early this morning, April 27.The 9 mm handgun was loaded with...
April 26, 2018 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to exceed last year’s record-breaking numbers with more than 2.5 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints...
April 26, 2018 | Local Press Release
Grand Rapids, Mich. – Alert TSA officers at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) discovered a loaded firearm at the security checkpoint on Wednesday morning.The loaded .22 caliber High Standard firearm was discovered on Wednesday, April 25....
April 25, 2018 | Local Press Release
MINNEAPOLIS – 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)....
April 24, 2018 | Local Press Release
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today highlighted security procedures ahead of the busy Carnival travel period and reminded travelers to keep in mind the following advice to help make their trip...
April 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
Moline, Ill. – TSA officers at the Quad City International Airport (MLI) discovered a firearm at the security checkpoint Sunday evening.The 9 mm HK-Heckler & Koch USP firearm was discovered Sunday, April 22. TSA officers spotted the firearm in...
April 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
Windsor Locks, Conn. – Alert TSA officers at Bradley International Airport (BDL) discovered a loaded firearm at the security checkpoint Monday morning.The .40 caliber Sig Sauer firearm was discovered Monday, April 23, with a bullet in the chamber....
April 23, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) set another screening record during the 2018 spring travel period, March 15 through April 15, with more than 72...
April 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A York County, Pennsylvania, man was arrested at the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Saturday, April 21, after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught the man trying to bring a...
April 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – An East Amherst man was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped him from bringing a loaded semi-automatic handgun onto an airplane at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport Friday, April 20.The...
April 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With the upcoming summer travel season expected to be the busiest on record, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is strongly encouraging local residents to apply to the popular TSA Pre✓® Trusted Traveler screening...
April 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOISE, Idaho – With the upcoming summer travel season expected to be the busiest on record, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is strongly encouraging local residents to enroll in the popular TSA Pre✓® Trusted Traveler screening...
April 18, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 5 a.m., a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun was...
April 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
DALLAS – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in partnership with Dallas Love Field (DAL), has upgraded the automated baggage screening system to increase speed, efficiency, and reduce the risk of injury for TSA Transportation Security...

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