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April 12, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a South Carolina woman from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred yesterday...
April 12, 2018 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – With the summer travel season on the horizon, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has completed rollout of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage as part of a greater effort to raise the...
April 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
WILMINGTON, N.C. – 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 Wilmington International...
April 11, 2018 | Local Press Release
MERIDIAN, Miss. – Demand for travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® program has been so strong that a temporary application center will be stood up in the Meridian Regional Airport (MEI) from May...
April 10, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – An Albemarle County, Virginia, man was cited by police after a Transportation Security Administration officer at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at the airport checkpoint...
April 07, 2018 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Maryland man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) Saturday, April 7 after a Transportation Security Administration officer caught him trying to bring a loaded handgun past the security...
April 06, 2018 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A Pennsylvania woman was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport early this morning, April 6, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag. The gun was loaded with...
April 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would like to remind Augusta Regional Airport passengers to expect higher than usual passenger volumes over the next several days (April 6-10) as travelers return home from the 2018 PGA...
April 05, 2018 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Nashville International Airport (BNA) checkpoint April 5. At approximately 6 a.m., a loaded Ruger .380 caliber handgun was discovered in a passenger’s...
April 04, 2018 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – A traveler was cited by airport police at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) after a Transportation Security Administration officer spotted a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag at one of the airport checkpoints.The...
April 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - 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 Great Falls International Airport (GTF) later this...
April 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE - Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport today announced that Automated Screening Lanes (ASLs) have been installed and are in use at security checkpoint 5, which is located at...
April 03, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. —  To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the...
April 02, 2018 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. —  To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the country...
March 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
Wichita, Kan. — In separate incidents this week, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered two loaded firearms at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) at the security screening checkpoint.On Sunday, March 25, TSA...
March 30, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – A 17-year-old Roanoke, Virginia, youth was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a handgun at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport checkpoint Friday, March 30. The TSA officer who was staffing the checkpoint X-...
March 28, 2018 | Local Press Release
Denver – Spring is in the air, and TSA Colorado is offering tips for those traveling for spring break and into the summer.Electronics and Carry-on ItemsAlthough there are no changes to what travelers can carry through security checkpoints, TSA...
March 27, 2018 | Local Press Release
A Pennsylvania man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport March 24 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer detected a .38 special handgun in his carry-on bag. The gun was loaded with five hollow-point bullets,...
March 23, 2018 | Local Press Release
Lincoln, Neb. – The Transportation Security Administration is implementing new procedures for screening electronics larger than a cell phone at Lincoln Airport.Last summer, TSA announced the agency would roll out these new procedures for screening...
March 21, 2018 | Local Press Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new procedures for screening electronics larger than a cell phone at La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE).“Last summer, TSA announced that the agency would be rolling out...
March 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Future guide dogs had an opportunity to practice going through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at the Greater Rochester International Airport  March 19 so they would be more familiar with the checkpoint...
March 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
FRESNO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures that travelers can expect to see when departing Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT).The procedures,...
March 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO – TSA officers at Midway International Airport (MDW) discovered a loaded firearm at the security checkpoint on Monday morning.The loaded .38 Ruger firearm was discovered on Monday, March 19, with a bullet in the chamber. TSA officers spotted...
March 20, 2018 | Local Press Release
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new procedures for screening electronics larger than a cell phone at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU).“The new procedures will be fully implemented April 1,...
March 19, 2018 | Local Press Release
CLEVELAND – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a passenger from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport checkpoint. The incident occurred this morning just after 7:30 a.m. at the...

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