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.
On July 16 a passenger at LaGuardia Airport tried to pass through a TSA checkpoint with a pair of gun-shaped high heels.
A Transportation Security Administration officer spotted the knife on an X-ray machine monitor.
The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.
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.
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.
A TSA Security Inspector at Newark Liberty International Airport is being hailed a hero.
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.
A flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to Paris was delayed Monday, after four men alarmed the pilot when they opened several overhead bins near the cockpit.
Police said Marcelino Aponte, 31, used his Secure Identification Display Area badge, or SIDA, to secretly sneak into the most secure areas of JFK.
A bizarre security breach at John F. Kennedy International Airport will have everyone talking soon enough.
Federal security officials have announced the results of disciplinary proceedings against more than three dozen baggage screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport accused of not following procedures.
Guerrero was arrested after declaring an empty – but unlicensed – .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol while trying to fly to Las Vegas, Port Authority police said.
The opposition surrounding the Transportation Security Administration’s decision to allow small knives on airplanes continues to grow.
The head of the Transportation Safety Administration faced tough questions from lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday about his plan to allow some knives back on planes. And that’s not all.