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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...
April 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at the Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m., a loaded Smith & Wesson .380 caliber handgun was discovered in a...
April 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Transportation Security Administration officers working at the Charleston International Airport (CHS) checkpoint screened a record 8,374 passengers on Sunday, April 15.The previous Sunday (April 8), TSA screened 7,972 passengers,...
April 18, 2018 | Local Press Release
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the start of TSA Pre✓® operations at Great Falls International Airport (GTF). TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that allows eligible Trusted Travelers to...
April 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
TAMPA, Fla. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered three loaded firearms in two separate incidents at Tampa International Airport (TPA) checkpoints this morning. At approximately 5 a.m., a loaded Smith & Wesson .40 caliber and a...
April 16, 2018 | Local Press Release
ITHACA, NY – Twenty future guide dogs had an opportunity to practice going through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) Monday night (April 16) so that they would be more familiar with the...
April 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – TSA officers at Logan International Airport (BOS) discovered a loaded firearm at the security checkpoint on Thursday evening.The loaded .40 caliber Smith & Wesson firearm was discovered Thursday, April 12. TSA officers spotted the...
April 13, 2018 | Local Press Release
SANTA FE, N.M. – The Transportation Security Administration today announced the deployment of the latest checkpoint screening technology to Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF).Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) safely screens passengers for metallic and...
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...

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