Transportation Security Administration

Latest Transportation Security Administration Items
  • Some U.S.-bound air travelers must turn on phones

    Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights. The measure is intended to enhance aviation security at a time of increased threats.


  • Union rep says LAX expansion overshadows security

    A union representative for police officers who secure Los Angeles International Airport told members of Congress Thursday he still has concerns about a manpower shortage and a lack of coordination and communication with the Transportation Security Administration nearly seven months after a gunman killed a TSA officer and injured three others.


  • TSA near-nude body scanners repurposed for jails, local government buildings

    The full-body airport scanners that captured near-nude images of fliers as they wove through Transportation Security Administration screening have been repurposed for use at the nation's jails, prisons and state and local government buildings.


  • 2 men stopped for guns at Bangor, Maine airport

    Transportation Security Administration officers say they have stopped two people who attempted to bring guns past a security checkpoint at Bangor International Airport in the last several days.


  • Ex-TSA official loses appeal of in slaying

    The murder conviction of a former employee of the federal Transportation Security Administration in Mississippi has been upheld by the state Court of Appeals.


  • Supreme Court takes up case of fired air marshal

    The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider the case of a federal air marshal who was fired after leaking information to the press about aviation security plans.


  • Items caught at airport checkpoints on display

    The Transportation Security Administration is giving people an idea of weapons agents have caught at the checkpoints at Burlington International Airport.


  • Handgun found at Boise Airport restricted area

    Authorities at the Boise Airport for the second time in less than a week discovered a loaded handgun at a security checkpoint.


  • Ex-TSA officer gets 6 years in airport drug scheme

    A former Transportation Security Administration officer was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison Monday for taking bribes to allow drugs to be smuggled through her screening station at the Los Angeles International Airport.


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