Airport Security

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Families Of Children With Autism Practice Airport Protocol At ‘Wings For Autism’ Event

Getting through airport security is overwhelming for anyone, but it’s especially challenging for people with autism.


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TSA Announces Increased Security Measures For Airport Employees

The Transportation Security Administration is implementing additional security measures for airport and airline employees, federal officials said Thursday.


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Leave Something Behind At Airport Security? It May Be At The TSA’s Lost And Found

Have you ever wondered what happens to that set of keys or the cellphone you accidentally left behind in the little bin at airport security checkpoints?


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Smoker’s Cigarette Break Causes Delays At JFK Airport

A man at New York City’s Kennedy Airport is being questioned by authorities after he passed through security without being screened.


Paul Ciancia, of Pennsville, N.J. has been identified as the suspected gunman who opened fire inside Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 3 of Nov. 1, 2013, killing a TSA agent and wounding several others. (credit: CBS News)

Family Of Alleged LAX Shooter Speaks Out, Airport Security Under Review

Paul Ciancia opened fire inside LAX, killing one TSA agent and wounding two others and a passenger before airport police shot him four times.


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Security Breach Involving Delta Employee Rocks John F. Kennedy Airport

A bizarre security breach at John F. Kennedy International Airport will have everyone talking soon enough.


Workers protesting at JFK Airport - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Workers At JFK Airport Allege Lapses In Security, Training

Do you feel safe and secure at John F. Kennedy International Airport? You might not after hearing what some of the security personnel there have to say.


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L.I. Congressman Calls For More Research Into Safety Of Airport X-Ray Scanners

Congressman Steve Israel has called on the Transportation Security Administration to launch an independent investigation on potential health risks from the full-body Backscatter X-ray scanners.


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Man Arrested At LaGuardia For Stealing Laptop At Tampa International Airport

A man who stole a laptop at Tampa International Airport has been arrested at LaGuardia, the Federal Transportation Security Administration reports.


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‘My TSA’ App Helps You Figure Out What You Can Bring

As we approach the busiest travel day of the year – the day before Thanksgiving – there is a new tool to help you get through airport security with fewer hassles.


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Homeland Security May Soon Lift Shoe Removal Requirements During Airport Screening

In our post-9/11 world we’ve become accustomed to many a security rules and regulations, including taking our shoes off at airport screening checkpoints. But a change is underfoot.


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Sources: 5 Security Lapses At Newark Liberty In Last Month

A number of security lapses at Newark Liberty International Airport in just the last month have many questioning if the airport is safe.


A full-body scanner is demonstrated by a woman at Fuhlsbuettel airport - Hamburg, Germany - Sep 27, 2010 - Photo: FABIAN BIMMER/AFP/Getty Images

Bill To Limit Full-Body Scan Use To Be Introduced

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record the revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.


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LaGuardia Passengers Say Travel Has Been Hassle Free

Despite a build up of concern ahead of the holiday season, many travelers who spoke to WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs at LaGuardia Airport said their flying experience was largely hassle free.


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TSA iPhone App Tries To Ease Air Travel Pain

Called My TSA, the free app lets users fill in the blank to ask if they can bring various objects through the airport security checkpoint.