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.
If you’ve been to an airport recently, you’ve probably seen security randomly select people for extra screenings. But in a CBS 2 investigation, some female travelers say there was nothing random about it. They claim agents hand-selected them with something else in mind.
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.
Friday’s UPS scare is prompting increased security measures at the nation’s airports. That could include newly introduced pat-down procedures.
A Tennessee pilot who says he’s tired of being manhandled by security agents is waiting to see if he will lose his job because he refused a full body scan.
Full-body scanners have not yet been installed at New York City area airports.