Transportation Security Administration

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

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

LaGuardia Airport (credit: CBS 2)

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

TSA Agent (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

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

Knife (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

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

Henry A. Kissinger (credit: Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

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

Airport Security (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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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