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U.S. Capitol Police respond with dogs after a suspicious package forced a partial evacuation of the Dirksen Senate Office Building and of a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill June 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb Threats Disrupt White House Briefing, TSA Hearing On Screener Failures

Several floors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building were cleared after Capitol Police received a call reporting a suspicious package.

06/09/2015

Cartier watch found at Newark Airport (TSA)

TSA Agents Find $100,000 Gold Cartier Watch At Newark Airport

A real estate entrepreneur from Japan left his gold and diamond-encrusted Cartier watch valued at more than $100,000 behind as he boarded a flight back home in Terminal C on Tuesday.

05/07/2015

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TSA: Brooklyn Man Found With Loaded Gun At JFK Airport

The loaded, six shot .25 caliber pistol was hidden in a shoe box among his carry-on items, the TSA said.

04/27/2015

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

TSA Investigating Report Claiming Air Marshal Left Gun In Newark Liberty Airport Bathroom

A janitor found the loaded pistol and alerted the TSA, according to the report.

04/17/2015

A TSA officer gives directions to passengers at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal security checkpoint on October 22, 2010.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

TSA: Travelers Left Behind $675,000 In Loose Change At U.S. Airports In 2014

A new report finds travelers leave behind hundreds of thousands in pocket change at the airport.

04/07/2015

A TSA PreCheck line for low-risk passengers. (Credit: CBS2)

Lawmakers Alarmed After Convicted Murderer Goes Through TSA PreCheck Airport Screening

How did a convicted murderer with ties to a terrorist group get aboard an airplane through a reduced security screening?

03/23/2015

Items seized from a traveler at LaGuardia airport on March 19, 2015. (credit: Transportation Security Administration)

NYC Man Found With Hatchet, Knife, Brass Knuckles At LaGuardia Airport

The items were spotted by a Transportation Security Administration officer manning an X-ray machine.

03/19/2015

Chihuahua found in luggage at LaGuardia airport. (credit: TSA Handout)

TSA Agents Surprised By Chihuahua In Suitcase At LaGuardia

A dog determined to go with his owner on a trip gave Transportation Security Administration agents a big surprise at LaGuardia Airport this week.

03/06/2015

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

FAA Probes Employee Who Allegedly Flew From Atlanta To LaGuardia With Gun In Carry-On

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.

01/16/2015

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

JFK Security Screener Convicted Of Stealing Thousands From Passengers

A security screener at JFK Airport will spend up to 14-years in prison. A judge found Alexandra Schmid, 34, guilty of stealing $10,000 from passengers.

12/26/2014

Gun parts were found inside a video game box at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: Port Authority Police)

Police: Man Caught At JFK With Gun Parts Hidden In Video Game Console

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.

12/18/2014

TSA screener

Leave Something Behind At Airport Security? It May Be At The TSA’s Lost And Found

Have you ever wondered what happens to that set of keys or the cellphone you accidentally left behind in the little bin at airport security checkpoints?

12/18/2014

The Transportation Security Administration said it confiscated this handgun from a 94-year-old man at LaGuardia Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 25. (Credit: TSA)

TSA: Man, 94, Caught With Gun At LaGuardia Checkpoint

Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated a gun Wednesday from a 94-year-old man set to board a plane at LaGuardia Airport.

11/26/2014

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Top Official Questions TSA Pre-Check Protocol Following CBS2 Investigation

TSA officers have been seen merging all lines into one, herding entire lines of people who have not been pre-screened through limited security, they only go through the metal detector.

11/12/2014

An exclusive CBS2 investigation has uncovered that some passengers without background checks have been whisked through security reserved for pre-screened travelers at all three major Tri-State Area airports. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Potential Risk At Airport Security Checks?

Passengers without background checks have been whisked through the same lines reserved for pre-screened travelers, members of the TSA’s pre-check programs.

11/12/2014

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