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Airport Security

A TSA agent waits for passengers to pass through a magnetometer at Los Angeles International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

State Senate Passes Weakened Airport Groping Bill

A Texas Senate committee has passed a weakened version of a bill criminalizing intrusive security pat-downs at airports, angering many of the people who showed up to support it.

06/27/2011

A TSA agent waits for passengers to pass through a magnetometer at Los Angeles International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Tea Party Lawmaker Urges Pat-Down Ban

A tea party lawmaker has implored Governor Rick Perry to stand up for legislation banning “intrusive” airport security screenings.

06/20/2011

DFW Airport Photo

Local Airports On Alert After Moscow Bombing

The bombing at the Moscow Airport might have made some North Texans feeling a bit nervous. But Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport officials say security there involves a collective effort.

KRLD–01/25/2011

A woman is checked by a full body scanner at the airport. (credit: Getty Images/Fabian Bimmer/AFP)

Passengers & Lawmakers Fighting Airport Scanning

Furor over airline passenger security checks has grown as more airports have installed scanners that produce digital images of the body’s contours.

CBSDFW.COM–11/19/2010

A Transportation Security Administration security officer looks at images created by a 'backscatter' scanner. (credit: Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)

Some Parents Concerned About Kid Pat-Downs At Airports

Enhanced airport security screening procedures have children either going through the new imaging scans or being subject to an enhanced security pat-down.

CBSDFW.COM–11/17/2010

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