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94-year-old man stopped at La Guardia with loaded gun

A 94-year-old man was nabbed at La Guardia airport with a loaded gun strapped to his belt, the TSA said Wednesday afternoon.

Elderly Women Sue TSA: 3 Elderly Women May Sue TSA After Being Strip-Searched

Three elderly women may sue TSA after they say they were strip-searched at Kennedy Airport. All three women say that medical devices attached to their bodies set off TSA screeners, leading to strip-searches, which they thought was inappropriate and unnecessary. Show More Summary

Exactly Which Beauty Products to Pack For Your Holiday Travels

15 hours agoLifestyle / Beauty : BellaSugar

We've been stocking up on the miniature samples and tiny gifts with purchase all year, anticipating this very moment - holiday packing. Each year we start our devious strategy to thwart TSA early in October, so that by Thanksgiving vacation our toiletry bag is perfectly planned out. Show More Summary

Elderly women sue TSA screeners over alleged strip-searches

THREE elderly women — one a 91-year-old — are suing the clueless airport screeners who suspected they were terrorists and allegedly subjected them to humiliating strip-searches.

Is it legal to fly with marijuana?

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

With the holiday season approaching, travelers likely have lots of questions about the rules set out by the TSA. Is mascara a liquid? Does a cane count as a personal item? Are ice skates allowed on a plane? And most importantly: Can I fly with my legally obtained marijuana? By Caroline Siede. Read the rest

TSA Would Like To Remind Everyone Flying For The Holidays That You Can’t Bring Guns In Your Carry-On

After a record year finding guns in travelers’ carry-on bags at the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration wants to take a second to remind everyone flying for the holidays that weapons need to be in your checked baggage and declared to authorities. Through Nov. 17, the TSA has stopped a record 1,931 travelers attempting to get on planes with … [More]

Curt Schilling’s Son With Toy Grenade In Carry On Luggage Prompts Airport Bomb Scare

Former MLB star Curt Schilling and his family encountered a little more scrutiny than usual at a Logan Airport TSA security checkpoint this morning. That’s because his son accidentally packed a fake grenade in a carry-on bag, resulting in the bomb squad being called out. Show More Summary

TSA Head Says Liquids Should be Allowed, A Loyalty Program for Infrequent Flyers, and How Not to Protest Uber

News and notes from around the interweb: When taxis protest Uber and Lyft by clogging traffic that means you can’t get a cab as easily and.. have no choice but to use Uber or Lyft. #ThinkAboutIt Terminals 1 and 2 are now connected at...Show More Summary

Boston TSA Agents Find Dozens Of Credit Cards Under Different Names Stuffed Inside Teddy Bear

Stuffed animals serve a simple purpose: To be cute and cuddly. As such, they’re imbued with a sort of innocence, so far as inanimate object can be, which is perhaps why someone thought no one would notice if a sweet little teddy bear was stuffed chock full of what could be stolen credit cards. Transportation Security Administration agents at Boston’s … [More]

TSA Asks Holiday Travelers to Please Leave the Chainsaws at Home

6 days agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

The TSA is making its annual "please don't make holiday travel more miserable than it already is" push, in which the agency begs travelers not to bring obviously prohibited items into checkpoints for at least the next few months. TSA officials try something like this every year, and it usually more or less completely fails. Show More Summary

Here Are The Ridiculous Items People Have Tried To Bring On Planes Over The Last 3 Months

An airport the size of New York City's JFK collects 4 tons of prohibited items every year. The TSA put some of these items on display as a reminder to passengers to be cognizant of what they're packing in their carry-ons as the holiday travel season approaches. You can check what items are prohibited on the TSA's website. Produced by Alex Kuzoian. Show More Summary

TSA agents find cocaine hidden in raw meat

last weekNews / Crime : Crimesider

The agents found the drugs in the concealed in the luggage of a man traveling out of the airport at San Jose

Local News Panics After Discovering Old, Defunct TSA Program

last weekLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Time for another edition of "People are Idiots, and That's Why We Can't Fix TSA." True story. Many years ago DHS received a Congressional mandate to secure the nation's airports, which the department duly implemented by putting up TSA checkpoints everywhere. Show More Summary

The Worst Case For Restricting TSA Pre-Check. Ever.

TSA Pre-Check is one of the greatest things to happen to the US flying experience in years. For those of you not familiar with TSA Pre-Check, it allows select passengers to go through an expedited security screening whereby they don't have to take off their shoes or light jackets, and don't have to remove liquids or electronics from their bags. Show More Summary

TSA extends Pre-Check screening to military students

Students of four U.S. military service academies are now eligible for expedited screening.        

Chloe Moretz is Loving Azealia Banks Album

Chloe Moretz makes her way to her departing flight at LAX Airport on Monday afternoon (November 10) in Los Angeles. The 17-year-old actress took her sunglasses off as she prepared to go through TSA. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Chloe Moretz The day before, Chloe couldn’t stop raving about Azealia Banks‘ latest album. [...]

Taylorsville teacher takes out toilet & 99 other stories: GunFAIL LXXX

Twenty of a record-breaking 1,855 firearms discovered so far this year by TSA agents at airports around the country. The previous record, set just last year, was 1,813. And it's still early November. We're back with another 100 GunFAILs,...Show More Summary

Our Boston TSA Heroes: 'Even if Some of These Items, Such as Toy Guns, Weren’t Deemed Dangerous...'

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

It's amusing/sad o watch CBS Boston's effort o portray local airport security antics as important and worthwhile. The best the station can really offer after initial "Weapons on Planes" bravado is that "even if some of these items, such...Show More Summary

SCOTUS Leaning Toward Air Marshal Whistleblower in TSA Dispute?

With the obvious caveat of oral arguments not being a perfect or even good predictor of opinions to come, the tone in Tuesday's oral arguments in DHS v. MacLean seemed to be sympathetic towards Robert MacLean, the Air Marshal whistleblower, rather than his former employer, the Transportation Security Administration. The......

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