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TSA Renews Warning About Banned Items Amid Recent Surge At Area Airports

Toy guns, brass knuckles and Tasers are just a few items TSA says it has collected in the last two weeks at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.

09/26/2013

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TSA Stops Passenger At BWI-Marshall For Razor Blades In Shoes

TSA officers found a pair of razor blades in the running shoes of a passenger traveling through BWI-Marshall Airport, but it appears the blades were manufactured into the shoes.

09/26/2013

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Va. Man Caught With Loaded Gun At Salisbury Airport

TSA caught a Virginia man with a loaded gun at checkpoint at the Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico Regional Airport on Tuesday.

09/25/2013

This starter pistol was stopped at a BWI checkpoint by TSA officers on Sept. 2. (Photo courtesy: TSA.)

Woman Caught At BWI With Starter Pistol

A Florida woman was stopped at Baltimore Washington International-Thurgood Marshall Airport Monday after the officer who was staffing the checkpoint X-ray machine spotted a gun in the woman’s carry-on bag.

09/03/2013

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Air Pellet Gun Confiscated From Va. Boy’s Carry-On Bag At BWI

An Annandale, Va., boy was stopped at BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport Monday after a TSA officer spotted a pellet gun in his carry-on bag.

08/20/2013

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Pa. Man Arrested At BWI With Loaded Gun

A Lancaster County, Pa. man was arrested at BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport after TSA officials detected a loaded gun in his carry-on bag Aug. 8.

08/12/2013

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TSA Launches Application Program for Their PreCheck Program

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Friday that it will add a new process allowing more U.S. citizens to enroll in TSA Pre✓™, an expedited screening program that allows pre-approved airline travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on in select screening lanes.

07/19/2013

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New 9-Lane Security Checkpoint Now Open At BWI Marshall Airport

Getting through security at BWI is now easier!

04/30/2013

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TSA Finds Woman’s Cane Concealing Sword At Dulles

Hiding a weapon inside a walking cane — it’s one of the oldest tricks in the James Bond playbook, and it’s apparently more common than you think.

03/21/2013

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TSA Changes Allow Airline Passengers To Carry Knives On Planes

Controversial changes coming to the airport in just about a month. Additions to what passengers can bring on the plane now include knives, blades and sports equipment.

03/09/2013

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Travelers Bypass Security Lines With BWI’s New Pre-Screening Program

Some frequent flyers can now get through security at BWI a lot faster. TSA officially expanded its pre-check program to the airport Wednesday.

11/14/2012

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TSA Will Soon Offer Faster Security Checks For Frequent Flyers At BWI

Frequent flyers may soon be able to get through security at BWI a lot faster. The airport is the latest to launch a new TSA prescreening program.

10/02/2012

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