Transportation Security Administration

Passport Control Station at Newark Liberty International Airport (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

New Jersey Members Of Congress Decry Sequester’s Impact On Air Travel

“If you think there were long lines before, you’re not going to be able to imagine what it’s going to be when we have the furloughs,” the Transportation Security Administration’s Justin Bourque told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.

03/01/2013

The TSA said this .45 pistol was the first gun of 2013 found at JFK airport. It was recovered on Jan. 21, 2013. (credit: TSA)

Conn. Man With Gun Arrested At JFK Airport

Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.

01/22/2013

A security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Newark Airport Checkpoint Shut Down Over Unscreened Liquid

A security checkpoint was briefly shut down at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday, after officials discovered that a bottle of liquid had passed through without being screened properly.

01/20/2013

Passengers line up to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer to go through airport security (File Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

TSA, Passengers Exercise Vigilance As Potential For Terror Attack Increases During Winter Holiday Season

As the holidays approach an increase in passengers could also mean a greater chance for a terrorist attack, especially against an airplane, according to the TSA.

12/23/2012

The Transportation Security Administration says it intercepted these 26 stun guns from a checked bag at JFK Airport on Dec. 7, 2012. (credit: TSA)

TSA: Agents Stop Man Who Tried Smuggle 26 Stun Guns Through JFK Airport

The man was set to fly to the Dominican Republic. Instead, Port Authority Police arrested him.

12/10/2012

Workers protesting at JFK Airport - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Workers At JFK Airport Allege Lapses In Security, Training

Do you feel safe and secure at John F. Kennedy International Airport? You might not after hearing what some of the security personnel there have to say.

11/21/2012

An aerial view of John F. Kennedy Airport. (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cat Remains Missing After Escaping Carrier At JFK Airport

The 4-year-old feline named Xiaohwa escaped her carrier last Thursday as she was to board a flight to Taiwan to be reunited with her owner.

10/24/2012

Man in body scanning machine at JFK Airport (file/credit:Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

TSA Pulls Use Of Controversial Full Body Scanners At JFK, LaGuardia Airports

The TSA said its decision to pull the machines is in an effort to speed up security lines at the two New York City airports, and insists the full body scanners are safe.

10/22/2012

A security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

25 TSA Screeners At Newark Airport Being Fired; 19 Suspended

Twenty-five TSA screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport were given pink slips Friday following an investigation into improper screening of checked luggage at the airport.

10/19/2012

Airline travellers stand in line at Newark Airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: TSA Agents At Newark Not Following Proper Procedure In Some Areas

The TSA report, from June, said screeners never told air passengers they had a right to opt out of the full body scan in favor of a pat-down.

10/07/2012

A JetBlue plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport (file/photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Workers Charge JFK Airport Security Inspections Often Rushed, Incomplete

Guns, explosives, box cutters, none of them should make it onto a commercial airplane. But security agents at John F. Kennedy International airport say they could be.

09/27/2012

Airline travellers stand in line at Newark Airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Expedited TSA Security Checks Come To Newark Airport

Selected frequent fliers on American, Delta and United Airlines and US Airways are eligible for the program at Newark.

09/19/2012

This pen sized stun gun was seized at JFK International Airport on Sept. 17, 2012. (credit: Transportation Security Administration)

TSA Agents Spot Passenger With Pen-Sized Stun Gun At JFK

Port Authority Police confiscated the weapon and arrested the man on a weapons charge. Operations at the airport weren’t impacted.

09/18/2012

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

New York City TSA Workers Say Events Of 9/11 Were A Call To Action

The 9/11 attacks were life changing for most Americans. The Transportation Security Administration — better known as the TSA — was created as a result.

09/11/2012

Shell posted this photo on Facebook that said PHI to DFW -- at Philadelphia International Airport Us Airways Gate C23. (credit: Facebook)

Bad Breakup Leads To Stunning — And False — Bomb Scare On US Airways Flight

Everybody has rough breakups, but they don’t usually end with the FBI pulling you off of an airplane. That is unless you’re the unlucky man who tried to fly out of Philadelphia on Thursday.

09/06/2012

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