Hundreds Of TSA Screeners Working Without Pay Call Out Sick At Major AirportsHundreds of Transportation Security Administration officers, who are required to work without paychecks through the partial government shutdown, called out from work this week.
LAX Officials Predict Record Travel Season As TSA Agents Work Without Pay During Gov. ShutdownThe partial federal government shutdown isn't impacting travelers yet but it is impacting TSA workers during the busiest travel time of the year, reports CBS2's Adrianna Weingold.
Portable, Non-Invasive Security Scanners Make Their Debut In LA Bus, Train StationsMetro says they’re the first surface transportation agency to buy several Thruvision TAC-TS4 portable terahertz millimeter wave passenger screening devices, or ThruVis, which can detect improvised explosive devices or other weapons that could be used in a terrorist attack.
Today May Be TSA's Busiest Day EverThe Transportation Security Administration says it’s possible that Friday, June 29 “will set a new record for the busiest single day ever.”
Ontario Airport Briefly Evacuated After Report Of Suspicious DeviceAuthorities later said the device was determined to be safe, and appeared to be a training device possibly belonging to a member of law enforcement or the military.
TSA Begins More Stringent Screening Measures For Electronic DevicesThe stronger procedures, which have already been enacted at LAX as part of a pilot program, will be expanded nationwide.
LAX Travelers Dealing With New Security MeasuresNew TSA screening rules will soon be in effect to prevent terrorists from smuggling bombs in electronic devices.
Terror Attacks In Britain Come As Summer Travel Season Kicks OffThe rash of terror attacks in Great Britain come as the summer travel season is beginning. That means security measures, especially at airports, will see increased work loads, and passengers longer waits.
TSA Considers Using 3D CT Scanners At AirportsAn internal review revealed TSA agents failed to detect a 95 percent of fake explosives and weapons smuggled through checkpoints by undercover investigators.
TSA Confiscates Giant Teddy Bear At LAX, Says It Did Not Belong To A ChildAn oversized stuffed teddy bear has apparently missed his flight, thanks to the Transportation Security Administration.
Breast Cancer Patient Says She Was 'Violated' During Body Cavity Search At LAXA New York satellite radio personality and breast cancer patient says she was “violated” during a body cavity search at Los Angeles International Airport.