CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

pat down

Advanced Imaging Technology unit at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 8.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

CBS 2 Investigation: Who’s Scanning Your Body At The Airport?

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.

02/08/2012

Lenore Zimmerman (L) and Ruth Sherman (R) both claim they were strip-searched at Kennedy Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Passengers Upset About TSA’s Strip Search Denials

Ruth Sherman, 89, and Lenore Zimmerman, 85, both said they were strip searched.

01/18/2012

Lenore Zimmerman (L) and Ruth Sherman (R) both claim they were strip-searched at Kennedy Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Another Elderly Woman Says She Was Subjected To Strip Search At Kennedy Airport

Lenore Zimmerman, 85, was angry and embarrassed after what she claims was a strip search at Kennedy Airport. Now another woman in her 80s said she was exposed one day before at the very same terminal.

12/05/2011

TSA Pat-Down

TSA Pat-Downs, Scanners Evoke Holiday Travel Stress

With the Thanksgiving holiday just days away, travelers are dreading not just the long lines, but the pat-downs some say are way too intrusive.

11/22/2010

Airport security pat-downs

TSA Boss: New Pat-Downs Are More Invasive

TSA administrator John Pistole says he has received the new pat-down, as has his boss, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

11/17/2010

(BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

New Airport Security Pat Downs Too Close For Comfort?

As airports across the country roll out the Transportation Security Administration’s new, high tech full body x-ray machines, an alternative is being offered to those who feel that the scanners don’t leave enough to the imagination.

CBS 2–10/29/2010