Senator Frank Lautenberg is demanding more effective security enforcement by the Transportation Security Administration following Sunday’s security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport.
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.
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.
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.
Air passengers were temporarily evacuated from a terminal at New York City’s Kennedy Airport after a problem at one of the security checkpoints.
A man who stole a laptop at Tampa International Airport has been arrested at LaGuardia, the Federal Transportation Security Administration reports.
Police said that 25-year-old Nicholas Casci of Colts Neck, N.J. was arrested on a weapons-possession charge. He is awaiting arraignment.
Following 9/11 there was a huge crackdown on what is allowed on airplanes. Most comply, but it is shocking what some passengers still try to bring aboard. Everything from chainsaws filled with gasoline to active grenade launchers.
The former Secretary of State said it’s “not unusual” for him to be patted down during airport security screenings.
Sources: Newark Security Guard Accused Of Using Dead Man’s ID Now Person Of Interest In Unsolved Murder
For the past 17 years, Oyewole, 54, has sailed through background checks by the Port Authority using the name Jerry Thomas, police said. Thomas was murdered in Queens on July 20, 1992.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is calling this “dead man walking,” but it’s really dead man guarding and it has many wondering how anything like this could happen.
We’ve heard of the terrible 2s, but suspecting 2-year-old Riyanna of being a terrorist was crossing the line as far as her parents were concerned.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula trained in the desert but was planning on blowing up a U.S.-bound jet. However, the plot was undone by a man they thought was one of their own, CBS News has learned.
The Transportation Security Administration said the Port Authority overreacted when it evacuated a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday.
CBS 2 brought you the story of Dina Frank’s inspirational journey to her first steps last week. Now, her family says the Transportation Security Administration got aggressive with her during a recent trip through airport security.