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

Some U.S. Bound Air Travelers Will Have To Power Up Cell Phones To Get Past Security

Passengers headed to the United States can expect to encounter tighter security. The move comes amid the growing threat of terrorists sneaking a new type of bomb onto a flight.

07/06/2014

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

TSA Officer Meredith Grillos (credit: TSA)

NJ Woman Gets Diamond Ring Back After Losing It At Newark Airport

Navnett Guleria, of Pennington, was devastated after she lost her four carat diamond ring — a gift from her husband to mark their 25th wedding anniversary — at Newark Liberty International Airport on Valentine’s Day.

03/25/2014

Space Saving Bags (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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

Homeland Security Warns Of New Terror Chatter About Explosives In Shoes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was warning airlines Wednesday to be aware of new chatter about explosives placed in shoes.

02/19/2014

Newark Airport Line

Snowstorm Keeps TSA Agents Home, Causes Security Line Chaos At Newark Airport

At Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday night, there was even more chaos and confusion, with passengers stuck trying to clear security.

02/13/2014

The scene at Penn Station in Manhattan ahead of the Feb. 2 Super Bowl. (Photo by Chris Colton/CBS New York)

Security Heightened At Transit Hubs Ahead Of Super Bowl

This year’s Super Bowl has the distinction of relying on mass transit to take up to 30,000 fans to the game.

01/30/2014

Scene outside LAX after deadly shooting (CBSLA)

Suspect In Deadly LAX Shooting ID’d As Paul Ciancia, 23, Of New Jersey

The suspect pulled an assault rifle out of his bag, opened fire in the terminal and then headed to the TSA screening area, according to Chief Patrick Gannon of Los Angeles World Airports.

11/01/2013

Are those things loaded? A female passenger apparently tried to pass through security at LaGuardia Airport with a pair of gun shaped high heels. (Credit TSAmedia_LisaF via Twitter)

Report: Woman Had No Shot At Getting Gun-Shaped Shoes Onto Flight At LGA

On July 16 a passenger at LaGuardia Airport tried to pass through a TSA checkpoint with a pair of gun-shaped high heels.

07/26/2013

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Giants LB Dan Connor Arrested At Philadelphia Airport

A Transportation Security Administration officer spotted the knife on an X-ray machine monitor.

07/07/2013

Screenshot of TSA carry-on baggage policy change (credit: TSA.gov)

TSA Drops Plan To Allow Small Knives On Planes

The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.

06/05/2013

TSA found this loaded gun inside a carry-on bag at a JFK checkpoint, May 21, 2013. (credit: TSA.)

TSA: Second Gun Arrest In Days At JFK Airport

TSA screeners spotted the loaded gun inside the man’s bag Tuesday morning and alerted Port Authority Police. The arrest did not impact operations at JFK.

05/21/2013

JFK Airport (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Busted With Numerous Fake Police Badges At JFK

A Long Island man stood accused Tuesday of impersonating a police officer, after he was caught with fake badges at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

05/07/2013

Robert Kennish (Credit: TSA)

Newark TSA Screener Administers CPR, Helps Save Dying Passenger

A TSA Security Inspector at Newark Liberty International Airport is being hailed a hero.

04/24/2013

Screenshot of TSA carry-on baggage policy change (credit: TSA.gov)

TSA Delays Policy To Allow Small Knives On Planes

The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that the policy change has been delayed to accommodate feedback from an advisory committee made up of aviation industry, consumer and law enforcement officials.

04/22/2013

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