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Sen. Schumer: Airline, Airport Workers Should Be Screened For Guns Daily

Sen. Charles Schumer called Wednesday for daily federal screening of airport and airline workers for weapons following last month’s arrests of five men accused of smuggling guns through the New York and Atlanta airports.

01/07/2015

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Top Official Questions TSA Pre-Check Protocol Following CBS2 Investigation

TSA officers have been seen merging all lines into one, herding entire lines of people who have not been pre-screened through limited security, they only go through the metal detector.

11/12/2014

The Statue of Liberty - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Officials Call Off Plans To Move Security Screening For Statue Of Liberty

In a statement announced late Monday afternoon. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that the federal government will not go forward with plans to screen visitors once they arrive at Liberty and Ellis islands.

06/03/2013

FILE -- Travelers line up at ticketing counters at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Liberty International Airport Sees Two Security Scares Just Hours Apart

Terminal C was on lockdown for about an hour-and-a-half after a passenger left a checkpoint without proper security screening. The result of the breach was flight delays and re-screening for all departing passengers.

08/05/2012