Transportation Security Administration

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Blumenthal Calls For TSA To Make Train Security A Higher Priority

While some have suggested airport-style security, Robert Paaswell, a transit expert and professor at City College, said such measures are unrealistic.

08/26/2015

U.S. Capitol Police respond with dogs after a suspicious package forced a partial evacuation of the Dirksen Senate Office Building and of a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill June 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb Threats Disrupt White House Briefing, TSA Hearing On Screener Failures

Several floors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building were cleared after Capitol Police received a call reporting a suspicious package.

06/09/2015

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TSA: Brooklyn Man Found With Loaded Gun At JFK Airport

The loaded, six shot .25 caliber pistol was hidden in a shoe box among his carry-on items, the TSA said.

04/27/2015

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

TSA Investigating Report Claiming Air Marshal Left Gun In Newark Liberty Airport Bathroom

A janitor found the loaded pistol and alerted the TSA, according to the report.

04/17/2015

A TSA officer gives directions to passengers at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal security checkpoint on October 22, 2010.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

TSA: Travelers Left Behind $675,000 In Loose Change At U.S. Airports In 2014

A new report finds travelers leave behind hundreds of thousands in pocket change at the airport.

04/07/2015

TSA Screeners(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

ACLU Sues For Airport ‘Behavior Detection’ Program Records

A civil rights group sued the federal government Thursday to try to force it to turn over information about airport “behavior detection” programs designed to spot passengers who are potential threats, saying they lead to discrimination.

03/19/2015

Items seized from a traveler at LaGuardia airport on March 19, 2015. (credit: Transportation Security Administration)

NYC Man Found With Hatchet, Knife, Brass Knuckles At LaGuardia Airport

The items were spotted by a Transportation Security Administration officer manning an X-ray machine.

03/19/2015

Chihuahua found in luggage at LaGuardia airport. (credit: TSA Handout)

TSA Agents Surprised By Chihuahua In Suitcase At LaGuardia

A dog determined to go with his owner on a trip gave Transportation Security Administration agents a big surprise at LaGuardia Airport this week.

03/06/2015

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

FAA Probes Employee Who Allegedly Flew From Atlanta To LaGuardia With Gun In Carry-On

An employee of the Federal Aviation Administration was arrested at LaGuardia Airport this week after he flew from Atlanta to New York with a gun in a carry-on, authorities told CBS News Friday.

01/16/2015

Gun parts were found inside a video game box at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: Port Authority Police)

Police: Man Caught At JFK With Gun Parts Hidden In Video Game Console

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday that gun parts found in a passenger’s video game console at John F. Kennedy International Airport were not child’s play.

12/18/2014

The Transportation Security Administration said it confiscated this handgun from a 94-year-old man at LaGuardia Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 25. (Credit: TSA)

TSA: Man, 94, Caught With Gun At LaGuardia Checkpoint

Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated a gun Wednesday from a 94-year-old man set to board a plane at LaGuardia Airport.

11/26/2014

Knives and a meat cleaver confiscated by TSA agents at Kennedy Airport (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

TSA: Know Rules Before Trying To Bring Questionable Items Onto Flights

As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items were no-no’s.

11/18/2014

Donna Gold of Long Island made it onto a flight from Atlanta to New York, despite having the wrong boarding pass. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Woman Makes It Onto Flight With Wrong Boarding Pass

Even after three security checks, a woman from Long Island was somehow able to get onto a plane at LaGuardia Airport with the wrong boarding pass.

09/15/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Report: Passenger With Knife Removed From Delta Flight At Kennedy Airport

A Delta Air Lines plane was ordered back to its gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport before takeoff Thursday night due to a security scare.

09/05/2014

TSA Agent File Photo (Photo credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA Employee Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Minors In The Dominican Republic

Vernon Lythcott of Brooklyn was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

05/09/2014

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