Transportation Security Administration
The loaded, six shot .25 caliber pistol was hidden in a shoe box among his carry-on items, the TSA said.
A janitor found the loaded pistol and alerted the TSA, according to the report.
A new report finds travelers leave behind hundreds of thousands in pocket change at the airport.
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.
The items were spotted by a Transportation Security Administration officer manning an X-ray machine.
A dog determined to go with his owner on a trip gave Transportation Security Administration agents a big surprise at LaGuardia Airport this week.
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.
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.
Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated a gun Wednesday from a 94-year-old man set to board a plane at LaGuardia Airport.
As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items were no-no’s.
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.
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.
Vernon Lythcott of Brooklyn was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was warning airlines Wednesday to be aware of new chatter about explosives placed in shoes.
At Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday night, there was even more chaos and confusion, with passengers stuck trying to clear security.