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

TSA Officials: Proper Procedures Were Followed In Cases Of Elderly Strip-Searching

There’s new fallout over airport screening procedures after three women say they were strip-searched at John F. Kennedy International Airport. On Tuesday a former top-ranking Transportation Security Administration agent weighed in.


Child pat-downs

Napolitano: TSA To Back Off Screening Children Under 12 At Airports

You’ve seen the videos. Pat-downs of children have led to a nationwide debate on security screening at airports. Now, the government is changing the rules for kids.


Ayman al-Zawahri

Federal Warning: Al Qaeda Wants To Surgically Implant Bombs In Terrorists

The Transportation Safety Administration is now warning international and domestic airlines traveling to the United States to be on the lookout for these new suicide bombers and to ramp up security.


Security at  LaGuardia Airport  (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


Travelers are seen at LaGuardia Airport (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Travel Nightmare? What Travel Nightmare?

Travelers opposed to the invasive new security measures are hoping their online calls for a nationwide protest will create long lines and teach the Transportation Security Administration a lesson.


TSA Screeners(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Airline Passengers Prep For Pat-Downs, Body Scans

Ahead of the busiest travel day of the year, seasoned passengers who know the drill said thinking ahead could make the passage through airport security go a lot quicker.


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

TSA: Some Gov’t Officials Exempt From Scans, Pat-Downs

The backlash over full-body scans and pat-downs conducted at airports by Transportation Security Administration agents is growing.

CBS New York–11/23/2010

In this Nov. 19, 2010 photo, a passenger walks past a sign informing travelers about the use of full-body scanners for security screening at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Poll: More Support For Scanners Than Pat-Downs

Americans generally seem OK with X-ray scanners — but there’s less support for the pat-downs.


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Pat-Downs May Soon Become Norm At Airports

Friday’s UPS scare is prompting increased security measures at the nation’s airports. That could include newly introduced pat-down procedures.