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TSA Made Wounded Marine Remove Prosthetic Legs, Congressman Claims

TSA Made Wounded Marine Remove Prosthetic Legs, Congressman Claims

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — A Marine who lost both legs to a bomb was “humiliated” at a TSA security checkpoint in an Arizona airport when the agents insisted he stand up and was also told to remove his prosthetic legs, a California congress…

Delta Air Lines CEO Asks TSA Not to Allow Small Knives on Planes

Delta Air Lines CEO Asks TSA Not to Allow Small Knives on Planes

Delta Airlines(ATLANTA) — Reacting to the Transportation Security Administration’s recent decision to allow small knives back on planes, Delta Air Lines’ CEO Richard Anderson complained that the decision adds little value to passengers and…

TSA to Allow Pocket Knives on Planes

TSA to Allow Pocket Knives on Planes

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the nation braces for potentially extended airport security lines because of the federal budget sequester, the Travel Security Administration (TSA) has announced they will allow small pocket knives and certain…

TSA Head: Possible Hiring Freeze Before Sequester Furlough

TSA Head: Possible Hiring Freeze Before Sequester Furlough

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — We’ve heard the doomsday scenarios of how automatic spending cuts from the sequester might impact airports: Travel Security Administration (TSA) workers could be furloughed, stretching security resources t…

TSA Apologizes for Traumatizing Disabled Toddler

TSA Apologizes for Traumatizing Disabled Toddler

Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has apologized to a Missouri couple after its agents traumatized the family’s 3-year-old, wheelchair-bound daughter during a screening and told the mother she could n…

Wheelchair-Bound Preteen Held by TSA After Traces of Explosives Found

Wheelchair-Bound Preteen Held by TSA After Traces of Explosives Found

WFAA/ABC News(TAMPA, Fla.) — A Texas mom was dumbfounded and angry when her preteen, wheelchair-bound daughter was left sobbing at the security gate at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport when reps from the Transportation Security Administration detected tr…

Another TSA Agent Accused of iPad Theft

Another TSA Agent Accused of iPad Theft

Port Authority Police Department(NEW YORK) — A TSA agent was arrested this week and charged with stealing from passengers traveling through New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, adding to the long list of TSA officers accused of theft of passenger belon…

Thanksgiving Travel Rush: Americans Brace for Holiday

Thanksgiving Travel Rush: Americans Brace for Holiday

Medioimages/Photodisc(NEW YORK) — As the Thanksgiving travel season starts to heat up, there’s a double threat to air travel on the West Coast.First, airport workers are scheduled to demonstrate at Los Angeles International Friday afternoon, prompting…

The Top 20 US Airports for TSA Theft

The Top 20 US Airports for TSA Theft

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Your suitcase has been tagged and whisked away for a security check before being loaded onto a plane en route to your final destination.  How safe are the belongings inside? The Transportation Security Admini…

Airport Security: Body Scanners Moved to Less-Busy Cities

Airport Security: Body Scanners Moved to Less-Busy Cities

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Transportation Security Administration is taking so-called body scanners that use a specific type of technology out of major airports and moving them to less-busy ones. But it is not making the change because o…

Man Busted With Weapons, Body Armor at LAX

Man Busted With Weapons, Body Armor at LAX

Creatas/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A Boston-bound man wearing body armor, flame retardant leggings and knee pads under his trench coat was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after a Customs and Border Protection officer found a smoke grenade…

Woman on ‘End of Life’ Trip Embarrassed by TSA?

Woman on ‘End of Life’ Trip Embarrassed by TSA?

ABC(SEATTLE) — A woman dying of leukemia says Transportation Security Administration officers at the Seattle-Tacoma airport embarrassed her on her way to an “end of life” trip to Hawaii.ABC affiliate KOMO reported that Michelle Dunaj carri…

Report: Unsupervised TSA Agents Fail to Screen Bags for Bombs

Report: Unsupervised TSA Agents Fail to Screen Bags for Bombs

Scott Olson/Getty Images(HONOLULU) — Unsupervised TSA agents at an international airport repeatedly failed to screen bags for explosives before putting them on flights with hundreds of passengers, according to a new report from the Department of Homel…

Newark Airport TSA Get Low Marks on Internal Report

Newark Airport TSA Get Low Marks on Internal Report

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEWARK, N.J.) — If you’ve ever showed up at an airport security checkpoint with more than the allowed amount of liquid — three ounces in any one container — still in your carry on bag or make-up case, you’re not alone.And i…

Senator Calls for TSA Theft Fixes After ABC News Report

Senator Calls for TSA Theft Fixes After ABC News Report

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Reacting to an ABC News investigation into theft by Transportation Security Administration officers, Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Thursday called on the agency to do random sting operations on its employees “t…

US Airline Passengers Claim TSA Ignoring Their Theft Reports

US Airline Passengers Claim TSA Ignoring Their Theft Reports

TSA(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of air passengers reacted following an ABC News investigation into theft by uniformed employees of the federal agency in charge of airport security, some saying they were victims of theft and were ignored by Transportation Sec…

ABC News Tracks Missing iPad to Florida Home of TSA Officer

ABC News Tracks Missing iPad to Florida Home of TSA Officer

ABC News(NEW YORK) — In the latest apparent case of what have been hundreds of thefts by Transportation Security Administration officers of passenger belongings, an iPad left behind at a security checkpoint in Orlando International Airport was tracked…

Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

Education Images/UIG via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A US Airways flight attendant was detained and then charged with disorderly conduct after she attempted to pass through security at the Philadelphia International Airport with a loaded .38 revolver in …

Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

Education Images/UIG via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A US Airways flight attendant was detained and then charged with disorderly conduct after she attempted to pass through security at the Philadelphia International Airport with a loaded .38 revolver in …

Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

Flight Attendant Tries to Bring Loaded Gun Through Airport Security

Education Images/UIG via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A US Airways flight attendant was detained and then charged with disorderly conduct after she attempted to pass through security at the Philadelphia International Airport with a loaded .38 revolver in …

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