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July 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – A Lexington, Virginia, man was stopped by the Transportation Security Administration with a handgun loaded with six bullets at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport checkpoint on Monday, July 22. The TSA officer who was staffing the...
July 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Tennessee man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) with a 9 mm gun loaded with two bullets in his carry-on bag this morning, July 23. It was the second gun caught in...
July 23, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) when they spotted a handgun loaded with 10 bullets in his carry-on bag on Sunday, July 21...
July 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesterfield, Virginia, man was issued a summons by police at Richmond International Airport yesterday, July 21, after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a handgun loaded with eight bullets in the traveler...
July 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
Burlington, Vt. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day recruitment event on Wednesday, July 24, to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a TSA officer at Burlington International Airport (BTV).The...
July 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A resident of Georgia was caught with a handgun in his carry-on bag by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Saturday, July 20. It marked the...
July 19, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH - An Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) when they spotted a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag on Wednesday, July 17.       The man...
July 17, 2019 | Local Press Release
ELMIRA, N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day recruitment event on Thursday, July 25, to assist individuals applying for a job as a TSA officer to work at Elmira-Corning Regional Airport.Starting pay is $15.89...
July 17, 2019 | Local Press Release
Austin, Texas — This morning, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted three loaded firearms--two carried by the same passenger--in carry-on bags at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) security checkpoints.   The first...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) announced that today marks the beginning of the peak summer travel period. TSA projects it will screen more than 851,000 people through...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – A West Virginia man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) this morning, July 16, when Transportation Security Administration officers detected a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at one of the airport’s checkpoints. The...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. – A North Carolina woman was arrested this morning, July 15, after Transportation Security Administration officers at LaGuardia Airport caught her carrying a loaded gun into the security checkpoint.TSA officers spotted the...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – A Prince George’s County, Maryland, woman was caught with a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) on Friday...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. – Future guide dogs had an opportunity to practice going through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) last night (July 15) so that they would be more...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded Utah residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a commercial flight.To determine if a Utah driver...
July 16, 2019 | Local Press Release
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – A Linden, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers when they spotted a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at University Park Airport on Monday, July 15. The 9 mm caliber gun was loaded...
July 15, 2019 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, WV – A Pinellas County, Florida, man was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers at Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) on Sunday, July 14, with a loaded .380 caliber handgun, marking the sixth gun caught at the airport’...
July 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – It seems all-too-common for Transportation Security Administration officers to detect guns at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).So far during the first half of this year, TSA has detected 10 guns at PHL security checkpoints,...
July 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Butler County, Pennsylvania, woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) when they spotted a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag yesterday, July 10.      The woman, a...
July 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA —  A device that had the makings of what appeared to be a pipe bomb was discovered by Transportation Security Administration officers in a checked bag at Philadelphia International Airport yesterday, July 10, resulting in the evacuation...
July 11, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The July fourth holiday weekend proved to be another record-breaking travel period for the Transportation Security Administration. Nationwide from July 3 to 7, more than 11.9 million passengers and crew went through security checkpoints...
July 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
SEATTLE - The 2019 Fourth of July holiday weekend proved to be another record-breaking travel period for the Transportation Security Administration. Nationwide, from July 3 to July 7, more than 11.9 million passengers and crew went through security...
July 11, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration today hosted the first Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee meeting, which was established in accordance with the TSA Modernization Act of 2018. The STSAC joins representatives of...
July 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The 2019 Fourth of July holiday weekend proved to be another record-breaking travel period for the Transportation Security Administration. Nationwide, from July 3 to July 7, more than 11.9 million passengers and crew went through...
July 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration is seeing a decline in the number of guns that travelers are bringing to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) this year, with only one traveler attempting to bring a firearm through...

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