A woman is cited by police at BWI-Marshall airport after TSA officers find an artfully concealed weapon.
A lawmaker is hoping to force a change in the way passengers at BWI are screened by security.
There’s good news for frequent flyers traveling through BWI-Marshall Airport. Getting through security may soon be a lot faster thanks to a new program the airport will take part in this year.
The Transportation Security Administration says officers found two throwing daggers hidden in a hollowed-out book at a checkpoint at Reagan-Washington National Airport.
In addition to the children not having to remove their shoes when they go through security, there are alternatives to the child having to be patted down.
One of the least popular pieces of security equipment since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is now part of the Smithsonian’s collection at the National Museum of American History — a metal detector from the Transportation Security Administration.
Starting this fall, the TSA will pre-screen some frequent fliers then provide them access to expedited security in the trusted traveler program.
Security is being heightened at Baltimore’s airport after the killing of Osama bin Laden, but an airport spokesman says he doesn’t expect travelers to be impacted significantly.
The Transportation Security Administration says it’s considering changes to its passenger screening after the pat-down of a 6-year-old girl in New Orleans upsets many.