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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

Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Internal TSA Audit Unveils ‘Big Problem’ With Newark Airport Security Measures

An internal audit by the agency found screeners got failing grades when it came to properly patting down passengers and confiscating prohibited items.

10/08/2012

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

Man goes through a full-body scanner at the airport (file/Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

L.I. Congressman Calls For More Research Into Safety Of Airport X-Ray Scanners

Congressman Steve Israel has called on the Transportation Security Administration to launch an independent investigation on potential health risks from the full-body Backscatter X-ray scanners.

08/28/2012

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

FILE -- Travelers line up at ticketing counters at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Liberty International Airport Sees Two Security Scares Just Hours Apart

Terminal C was on lockdown for about an hour-and-a-half after a passenger left a checkpoint without proper security screening. The result of the breach was flight delays and re-screening for all departing passengers.

08/05/2012

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

Passengers line up to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer to go through airport security (File Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

8 TSA Employees At Newark Airport Fired Following Procedure Breach

They were supposed to be protecting passengers from possible terrorist attacks, but instead they were sleeping on the job. Those are the allegations against eight TSA screeners at Newark Liberty Airport.

06/28/2012

Inside John F. Kennedy Airport (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) | Inset (credit TSA)

Terminal At JFK Evacuated After Checkpoint Problem

Air passengers were temporarily evacuated from a terminal at New York City’s Kennedy Airport after a problem at one of the security checkpoints.

06/23/2012

LaGuardia Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Man Arrested At LaGuardia For Stealing Laptop At Tampa International Airport

A man who stole a laptop at Tampa International Airport has been arrested at LaGuardia, the Federal Transportation Security Administration reports.

06/21/2012

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

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