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U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (FILE PHOTO: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Sen. Lautenberg: More Training For TSA Agents After Newark Security Breach

Senator Frank Lautenberg is demanding more effective security enforcement by the Transportation Security Administration following Sunday’s security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport.

08/08/2012

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TSA Fires 8 N.Y. Air Marshals For Allegedly Drinking On The Job

Call it another black eye for the agency that’s supposed to protect airline passengers from terrorists. On Friday, 14 local air marshals were being punished for allegedly drinking on duty — and more.

06/29/2012

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TSA: Screeners Stopped Newark Passenger With Can Of Tear Gas Hidden In Sock

Federal officials said the man, whose name was not disclosed, was going through a security checkpoint on Friday when an automated image technology scanner detected something amiss.

06/20/2012

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Authorities: N.J. Man Arrested After Attempting To Bring Switchblade Onto Plane At LaGuardia

Police said that 25-year-old Nicholas Casci of Colts Neck, N.J. was arrested on a weapons-possession charge. He is awaiting arraignment.

06/16/2012

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Henry Kissinger Praises TSA Agents After Patdown At LaGuardia Airport

The former Secretary of State said it’s “not unusual” for him to be patted down during airport security screenings.

05/16/2012

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Landmine Casings Packed With Shrapnel Found In Woman’s Suitcase At Newark Airport

While the passenger wasn’t allowed to board with the devices, she was allowed to rebook her trip to San Francisco after missing her original flight.

05/01/2012

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TSA, Port Authority Blame Each Other For Newark Airport Evacuation

The Transportation Security Administration said the Port Authority overreacted when it evacuated a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday.

04/27/2012

Delta Terminal at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - Nov 9, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LaGuardia Airport Introduces Expedited Screening For Qualified Passengers

LaGuardia Airport will now provide expedited screening to qualified passengers. The TSA pre-screening means that you don’t have to take your shoes off, you can keep your belt on and you don’t have to open up your laptop.

04/04/2012

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TSA Agents Find Fake Grenades, Knife & More At Newark Liberty, JFK Airports

The Transportation Security Administrating says it has stopped several suspicious items recently at area airports.

03/05/2012

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Security Breach At JFK International Airport Causes Headaches For Travelers

The breach occurred at around 5:20 a.m. A passenger flagged by the Transportation Security Administration went through a security checkpoint without being pulled aside and screened.

02/24/2012

Advanced Imaging Technology unit at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 8.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

CBS 2 Investigation: Who’s Scanning Your Body At The Airport?

If you’ve been to an airport recently, you’ve probably seen security randomly select people for extra screenings. But in a CBS 2 investigation, some female travelers say there was nothing random about it. They claim agents hand-selected them with something else in mind.

02/08/2012

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TSA Officer Accused Of Stealing $5,000 From JFK Passenger

Alexandra Schmid, who has worked for the TSA for four years, allegedly swiped the cash from the passenger’s jacket as it passed through an X-ray conveyor belt around 8:25 p.m. Wednesday in Terminal 4.

02/02/2012

Newark Liberty Airport (credit: Getty Images)

Security Breach Resolved At Newark Liberty International Airport

Officers with the Transportation Security Administration and Port Authority Police Department are searching for a man who went through a checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport before screening was done.

02/01/2012

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Former TSA Agents Sentenced For Stealing $40,000 From Baggage

Two former airport security officers, who have already spent over a year in jail, have now been sentenced for theft.

01/10/2012

Airport Security (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NY Lawmakers Want Passenger Advocate At Airports

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sen. Michael Gianaris of Queens want the Transportation Security Administration to create the position at all airports.

12/11/2011

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