Transportation Security Administration

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)

Gov’t To Test Risk-Based Airport Screening At DFW

The TSA will test a program to pre-screen a small group of select air travelers, including some at DFW Int’l Airport, who volunteer more personal information about themselves so they can be vetted to get faster screening at airport checkpoints.

07/14/2011

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)

State Lawmakers Pass Weakened Airport Groping Bill

Texas lawmakers gave their initial backing Monday to legislation that would criminalize intentional, inappropriate touching during airport security pat-downs, but it was so watered down it provoked angry outbursts from conservative activists, who decried it as toothless.

06/27/2011

Texas State Capitol

Monday Highlights From The Texas Capitol

The Texas House shook off its previous malaise and sped through key legislation on Monday, approving major budget, education-funding and health care reform bills despite at-times heated debate over cutting schools to the bone.

06/27/2011

DFW International Airport Terminal E

Airport Hijinks No Laughing Matter For Board Member

A new video making the rounds of the Internet shows two guys goofing around after hours at DFW International Airport.

06/15/2011

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

TSA: No Agent At DFW Airport Has Given Inappropriate Pat Down

Days after the state House of Representatives approved a bill making it illegal for TSA agents to inappropriately touch travelers during a pat down, officials announced that agents were not found to be in the wrong on any of the 12 complaints filed at DFW Airport in the past seven months.

CBSDFW.COM–05/16/2011

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

Aviation Experts Doubt Effectiveness Of New TSA Measures

About half of the 15 security checkpoints at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport have or will soon have controversial full body scanners.

CBSDFW.COM–11/24/2010

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

Minimal TSA Protests Fail To Delay DFW Operations

All the talk of frustrated Americans protesting passenger screening procedures at U.S. airports barely caused a ripple at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Wednesday.

CBSDFW.COM–11/24/2010

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Child Finds Gun Clip On SWA Flight

A young passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight found a full ammunition clip from a law enforcement officer’s service weapon during a flight Tuesday from Burbank, Calif., to Phoenix, an airline spokesman said.

11/23/2010

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

Holiday Travel, The TSA & Twitter

Do you use Twitter? Are you planning to fly this holiday weekend? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of those questions, would you like to help out CBSDFW with a social networking experiment?

CBSDFW.COM–11/22/2010

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