TSA

Prosecutor declines to charge pilot accused of having gun

A Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage before his …

Business

Thanksgiving travel: Trump's holiday gift is more invasive airport security

At the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in 2004.<p>On the campaign trail last year, Donald Trump derided the Transportation Security …

Airports

‘I’m not a psychopath, okay?’ Saito claims desperation, assaults led to escape

Hawaii State Hospital escapee Randall Saito says he was desperate.<p>The 59-year-old spoke to FOX affiliate KTXL while in custody at the San Joaquin …

Crime

Atlanta Airport Again Sets United States Record — and Not a Flattering One

There is still 45 days until the end of 2017 — but the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area has already set …

Airports

Southwest Airlines Pilot Arrested For Loaded Gun In Carry-On Bag

A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested Wednesday at St. Louis Lambert International Airport after security officials for the Transportation Security …

Business

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Named in Honor of 9/11 Hero Adorably Snores Away After Keeping Airport Safe

This video of a TSA bomb-detection dog is so cute, it’s off the leash!<p>On Wednesday, the Transportation Security Administration popular Instagram …

Celebrity Gossip

Amid criticism over failed undercover tests, TSA finding more firearms than ever

A Southwest Airlines pilot may be charged after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on bag at St. Louis airport. TSA screeners nationwide are finding …

Southwest Airlines

Midway Airport Gets 2 Automated Security Screening Lanes

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> If you’re turning to the skies this Thanksgiving, the TSA has unveiled new automated security screening lanes at Midway International …

Airports

12 Things You Should Never Do in an Airport Security Line

If you’ve ever wondered whether airport agents perform a necessary function, take a look at the TSA Instagram account. You’ll find a stupefying …

Marie Kondo

27 Years Later, Airport Security Checkpoints Still Like Swiss Cheese

It’s an alarming, dangerous situation that goes on and on and on…and on.<p>Twenty-seven years ago — more than a decade before the Transportation Security Administration was created — I tested security at airports’ carry-on baggage checkpoints, and screeners repeatedly failed to detect suspicious and …

Airports

DHS inspector general slams air marshal program

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A review of the air marshals program reveals how Transportation Security Administration "money gets wasted basically fighting the last war," its watchdog said Wednesday.<p>Department of Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth told Congress its recent review of the $800 …

U.S. Politics

When Slower is Better for UX

Designers have heard for years that faster is better. Almost every post on web speed reminds readers that 47% of users expect web pages to load in …

Web Design

Pilot arrested with loaded gun before boarding

St Louis - Authorities in the US have arrested a Southwest Airlines pilot after a loaded 9 mm pistol was found in his carry-on luggage before he …

Aviation

Security changes coming to GSP Int'l Airport

The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration are increasing security at the airport just ahead of …

Airports

The 10 Most Random Things That Will Get You In Trouble At Airport Security

Catching a plane is never <i>not</i> stressful: Even the most seasoned traveler among us can get held up at security screening. With the TSA constantly …

Airports

TSA agents are about to get a lot more chatty

Airlines will be interviewing passengers at check-in and boarding gates all over the world to comply with new government requirements from the …

U.S. Politics

Skip long lines at the airport — without spending a dime

As federal officials continue to tweak passenger security screening at U.S. airports, more people could avoid hassle if they joined programs that let them use expedited lanes at checkpoints.<p>Better yet, there are ways to get that privilege without spending a dime. For example, some premium credit …

Money

'Tis The Season To Fail To Catch Contraband And Explosive Devices At TSA Checkpoints

Just in time for the travel season to kick in, the TSA is operating at peak efficiency. Streamlining travelers' pre-boarding procedures this year -- …

Airports

Schumer calls for review of TSA ahead of holiday travel season

As millions of travelers are expected to take to the skies during the upcoming holiday season, Sen. Chuck Schumer Sunday called for a “top-to-bottom” …

New York City

TSA remains bafflingly incompetent

The folks who make every visit to the airport intolerable are doing it without providing any results. ABC once again finds that the TSA nearly unable …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

TSA pat-downs are still useless

All those patdowns and all that time in all those TSA lines, and it remains just “security theater”: Transportation Security Administration screeners …

Opinion

Homeland Security: Warns of Weaponized Drones as Terror Threat

The Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin warning Americans about the potential threat of terrorists using weaponized drones as possible …

Terrorism

New undercover tests expose TSA screening failures

The tests showed that screening checkpoints failed to identify potential threats more than half the time.

Nearly 100 People Miss Flights At Sacramento Airport

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Dozens of travelers missed their flights at Sacramento International Airport on Thursday, and long security lines are being …

Travel

Podcast: The Push to Increase Government Regulation of Speech Online

We discuss whether government should regulate social media, the ignorance about communism and its effects, and a new report on the TSA’s failures.

Conservative View

In undercover tests, TSA failed to detect weapons more than 70% of the time

If you score less than 30% on a test, you failed badly. Fox News reports that undercover tests at airport security checkpoints resulted in a TSA …

Conservative View

TSA reportedly fails secret test of security measures

The TSA was tested recently to see if its screeners, equipment and security procedures were up to par — and the agency failed miserably, with an …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

The 7 Dumbest Things Ever Done by Airport Security

4. <b>“All We Need to Take the Plane is a Butter Knife. And the Pilot.”</b><p><b>Just Another Day In Line:</b><p>Anybody protecting our safety on airlines obviously isn’t …

Airport Security

What "OK" items will still delay your TSA checkpoint experience? Avoid these things! - Renés Points

WHAT! It is just a massager TSA!<p>If you are a frequent flyer you likely have TSA Pre Check. If you are a really smart frequent flyer you have that and …

Hacking

TSA says Virginia man had loaded gun in carry-on luggage

A Virginia man is facing a weapons charge after authorities say he tried to bring a loaded handgun through security at Reagan National Airport.<p>Local …

Business