Airport security

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Trains Could Soon See “Airport-Level” Security

Should trains get airport-style security? With a Papal visit next month and the increasing number of passengers along the Northeast Corridor, some say the rails are vulnerable soft targets. It’s also a concern after Americans thwarted a train attack in France.

08/24/2015

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Undercover Agents Expose Flaws At TSA Checkpoints

Security failures at the nation’s busiest airports.

06/01/2015

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Skipping The Security Lines At BWI

A new service that will help speed some travelers’ trips through security at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is launched today.

04/22/2015

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BWI To Enable Some To Bypass Security Altogether

Imagine a faster way to zip through airport security lines. One company has a new piece of technology that allows passengers to bypass security gates altogether.

04/18/2015

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New Report Shows Over 260 Security Breaches At Airports

A report has been released showing more than 260 security breaches of perimeter at some of the nation’s busiest airports since 2004.

04/11/2015

(Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Investigation Details DC-Area Airport Perimeter Breaches

Over the last decade, homeless men, a job seeker, even a skateboarder and a stranded boater have gotten past perimeter security at the D.C. region’s three major airports.

04/09/2015

This .38 caliber semi-automatic handgun was detected in a traveler’s carry-on bag at BWI Airport yesterday (December 2). The man was arrested on state weapons charges. (TSA photo)

Man Arrested At BWI With Loaded Gun

A Maryland man was arrested by Maryland Transportation Authority police Tuesday when he tried to bring a loaded gun on an airplane at Baltimore Washington International-Thurgood Marshall Airport.

12/03/2014

Gun found at BWI-Marshall Airport. Photo Credit: TSA

Md. Woman Arrested At BWI Checkpoint With Loaded Gun

A Maryland woman was arrested Wednesday after TSA officers found a loaded gun in her carry-on at Baltimore Washington International-Thurgood Marshal Airport.

11/20/2014

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TSA PreCheck Application Center Open Near BWI

Baltimore area residents can now apply for TSA PreCheck at a new new site located near BWI-Marshall Airport.

11/13/2014

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Some U.S.-Bound Air Travelers Must Turn On Phones

Turn on your cell phone or you can forget flying. That’s the message from the TSA to international travelers. It’s part of a plan to tighten security for those coming into the US.

07/07/2014

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Questions Raised About Airport Security After Stowaway

The bold actions of a teen prompts a nationwide look at our airports. He miraculously survived subzero temperatures in the wheel well of a jumbo jet from California to Hawaii, but questions are now being raised about how the teenager gained access to the airplane in the first place—and is enough being done to secure access around airports.

04/23/2014

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Holiday Bonus: TSA Expands Its Pre-Check Service

Holiday travel is still in full swing. One headache may be those security checkpoints. The TSA is expanding its pre-check service to include all airline passengers.

12/22/2013

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