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July 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) now participates in the TSA Pre✓® program, which allows some travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep...
July 20, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Prince George’s County, Maryland, man was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) Thursday, July 20 after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him with a loaded gun in his...
July 18, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO – TSA officers today discovered a firearm at the security checkpoint at Midway International Airport (MDW). This is the third firearm detected in carry-on luggage at MDW in less than a week.The latest firearm was discovered at approximately...
July 17, 2017 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a loaded semi-automatic handgun in a carry-on bag at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint July 16.The man, a resident of Virginia Beach, was stopped by TSA officers...
July 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Transportation Security Administration officers prevented a North Carolina man from bringing a loaded handgun on board a plane at a Charlotte Douglas International Airport checkpoint today. The incident occurred today just after 12...
July 11, 2017 | Local Press Release
ALCOA, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) checkpoint today. At approximately 10:30 a.m., a loaded Smith and Wesson .40 caliber pistol was discovered hidden inside a...
July 10, 2017 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – Demand for travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) TSA Pre✓® program has been so strong that a temporary application center will open July 24 at Philadelphia International Airport in...
July 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
JAMAICA, N.Y. – Last week the Transportation Security Administration set a record for the most passengers and crew members screened in the history of the agency when more than 17 million individuals were screened at checkpoints nationwide (17,089,...
July 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer season is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.5 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints through Labor...
July 07, 2017 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) stopped a Prince William County, Virginia, man from bringing a handgun onto a flight on Thursday, July 6.The man, a resident of...
July 06, 2017 | Local Press Release
ST. GEORGE, Utah – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest security checkpoint screening technology at St. George Regional Airport (SGU).Starting this week, a body scanner, also referred to as Advanced Imaging...
July 05, 2017 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration today announced that the TSA Pre✓® program has reached a milestone with more than 5 million travelers enrolled. TSA Pre✓®, which opened its first application center in December 2013, now has...
July 05, 2017 | Local Press Release
EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. – A Florida man was caught trying to carry a loaded gun past the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport on July Fourth, the second gun catch within a five-day span at the busy New York airport.   ...
July 03, 2017 | Local Press Release
NORTH BEND, Ore. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest security checkpoint screening technology at Southwest Oregon Regional Airport (OTH).The new body scanner, also referred to as Advanced Imaging Technology (...
July 03, 2017 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A man who was trying to smuggle a handgun to Jamaica was arrested today, July 3, after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers uncovered the gun artfully concealed beneath the lining of a piece of checked luggage at...
June 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, MD – A Virginia woman was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) yesterday morning, Thursday, June 29, after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers caught her with a loaded gun in her...
June 30, 2017 | Local Press Release
EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. – A Connecticut man started his Independence Day holiday weekend sporting handcuffs after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him toting a handgun in his carry-on bag this morning, Friday, June 30.On what is...
June 29, 2017 | Local Press Release
BRAINERD, Minn. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed the latest security checkpoint screening technology at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).Starting today, a new body scanner, also referred to as Advanced Imaging...
June 28, 2017 | Local Press Release
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A Rockbridge County, Virginia, man was caught with a gun at the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) June 27 after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a handgun in his carry-on bag as he was entering...
June 27, 2017 | Local Press Release
KALISPELL, Mont. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed installation of a new checked baggage screening unit at Glacier Park International Airport (GPIA) in time for the busy summer travel season.“This new equipment, which...
June 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.5 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints.TSA officers at...
June 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer season is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.5 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints through...
June 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
KEARNEY, Neb. – Appointments are still available at a temporary application center for the popular TSA Pre✓® program at Kearney Regional Airport (EAR) next week.The application center will be open June 26 - 30 and is located in the airport manager’s...
June 23, 2017 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.5 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints.TSA officers at...
June 22, 2017 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The number of passengers expected to fly this summer season is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.5 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints through...

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