Transportation Security Administration News
Arms and Airports: Ft. Lauderdale Renews Concerns Over Guns in the Terminal
Not only is it legal in America to transport unloaded, cased and locked firearms as checked luggage on airlines, but to the dismay of airport security officers it is also legal to carry a loaded weapon into 11 of the top 20 major airports including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Phoenix and Las Vegas --
Junk in Trunk: Flier Charged in Gift-Wrapped Heroin Bust
Federal prosecutors say an airport worker at Los Angeles International Airport has been charged with trying to smuggle 13 pounds of heroin wrapped in Christmas paper
Police and TSA Members Attacked at O'Hare Airport
The attacker was allegedly trying to board a flight without a boarding pass.
Man Arrested After Breaching Security at Chicago O'Hare
An Illinois man was arrested after breaching security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and allegedly striking law enforcement officers who attempted to arrest him, police said.
Man Arrested After Breaching Security , Allegedly Striking TSA Agents at Chicago O'Hare
An Illinois man was arrested after breaching security at Chicago O'Hare airport and allegedly striking law enforcement officers who attempted to arrest him, police said. The man, identified as 21-year-old Malik Steffon Neal, was arrested just before 5 a.m., police said. "Neal entered a restricted
Airports Boost Security After Fort Lauderdale Shooting
There has been an increased security presence at airports across the country this weekend after a shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport left five people dead and another six people injured. The suspected gunman, Esteban Santiago, a 26-year-old former National Guard soldier,
Suspect Charged With Federal Crimes in Fort Lauderdale Airport Attack
The man suspected of opening fire in a baggage claim area of a Florida airport Friday, killing five people and wounding six, allegedly told the FBI he had planned the attack and bought a one-way ticket to Fort Lauderdale to carry it out, according to an FBI affidavit. Esteban Santiago, 26, has been
More Armed Officers Could Help Prevent Airport Shootings: Expert
They have become a common sight at many U.S. mass transit hubs since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 -- armed officers, such as National Guard members in camouflage and with weapons visible. Now in the wake of Friday’s mass shooting at a Fort Lauderdale airport that left five people dead
Ft. Lauderdale Florida Airport Shooting Raises Security Concerns
Questions about airport security are being raised in the wake of the deadly shooting.