U.S. airports have been breaking records for total volume of passengers in the last few years. Meanwhile, the Transportation Security Administration has been breaking records for the volume of firearms that security officers find on passengers and in their carry-on luggage. Last year, TSA agents...
The AP reports that an 80-year-old South Carolina woman had no idea her cane contained a sword until she attempted to board a plane and it was inspected by TSA staff. News outlets report that Transportation Security Administration regional...Show More Summary
A record number of firearms was discovered in carry-on bags in the U.S. in 2016, according to the Transportation Security Administration. In total, 3,391 firearms were found in carry-on bags at TSA checkpoints across the country -- averaging...Show More Summary
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Transportation Security Administration officers found a record-setting 3,391 guns — more than nine per day at airport checkpoints nationwide.
Bringing a gun into an airport checkpoint is a really big mistake, but as more people carry more frequently, such mistakes are bound to happen. This post Why is TSA Finding More Guns In Carry-Ons? appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
image: @TSA Instagram The TSA finds lots of interesting things in people’s carry on bags at the airport. Over the summer they found and confiscated a 3-D printed gun. Some other things that the TSA has found and that I’ve written about...Show More Summary
The latest gem from the TSA's Instagram account shows a flyer trying to smuggle a loaded firearm in a very bizarre manner.
Here you were, worried about TSA spotting something silly in your luggage, like your water bottle or your contact solution or your extensive collection of vibrators. But don't worry, Coolio has it worst. The rapper not only brought a stolen weapon into the Los Angeles International Airport, but he left ... More »
The TSA likes to shares the illegal things that they find at airports which are then confiscated. In 2015, the TSA stopped a record number of guns. The TSA has also found lots of crazy things like: Sharp Throwing Star At Dallas- Love...Show More Summary
A new report from the House Homeland Security Committee lays bare the culture of misconduct that continues to plague the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), finding a surge in complaints and a pervasive lack of accountability...Show More Summary
Workers at the country’s airports found flyers trying to bring 73 firearms on planes in the seven days ending last Thursday.
Either airport security is getting a lot better at finding weapons or more Americans than ever are carrying guns. The TSA announced Thursday that it discovered a record number of firearms at airport checkpoints in 2015 — 2,653 in all — a 20 percent increase from the previous year. More... More »
Airport security screeners in the U.S. found a record high number of firearms in carry-on bags last year, and most of them were loaded, officials said. The Transportation Security Administration said that it found 2,653 firearms, 20% more than in 2014, and that 83% of them contained ammunition. ...
Sept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. airport security agents discovered a record 67 firearms in luggage passengers intended to carry on to airplanes during one week in September, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Of the 67 firearms found during the week ended Sept. Show More Summary
Dwight Howard Caught With A Gun At Houston Airport D-How is a gangsta now? Via ESPN Rockets center Dwight Howard was detained at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Friday for having a handgun in his carry-on bag. Houston Police Department
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The Transportation Security Administration keeps a long list of items travelers aren’t permitted to fly with including guns, knives, daggers, and box cutters. While the agency doesn’t explicitly tell consumers they can’t bring along stolen merchandise, like say 200 credit cards, if agents find the pilfered items you’ll likely be arrested. Show More Summary
Good thing this dog was discovered -- he may have been in for a ruff ride. TSA agents at LaGuardia Airport found this intrepid pooch while searching a passenger's checked bag last week. According to an agency spokeswoman, the dog set...Show More Summary
We’re big fans of the Transportation Safety Administration’s hashtag-happy Instagram account, since we enjoy gawking at weaponry that people have tried to sneak on planes, from ammo-filled Bibles to throwing stars. Yet the TSA protected one traveler from a horrifying discovery at the end of her trip: her dog had stowed away in her suitcase, and she didn’t even … [More]