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TSA To Expand Testing For Swift Airport Security Checks

The TSA plans to expand a test program that pre-screens some travelers who volunteer extra information about themselves in exchange for swifter trips through airport security.

11/02/2011

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)

DFW Airport Testing Low-Hassle Security Checks

The long lines, taking off your shoes and body scans – they’re all necessary hassles of airport security. Now, the future of flying could allow travelers to skip that process and head straight to the gate.

10/04/2011

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DFW Airport Trying Risk-Based Security Screening

Some travelers may find it easier getting through security at four major airports in return for voluntarily providing more personal information.

10/04/2011

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TSA Agents Demand To Search Woman’s Afro

A Dallas woman claims she was humiliated at an airport when TSA agents patted down her hair.

09/21/2011

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

No More Body Image Details With TSA Screenings

Security screeners at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will no longer see full body image outlines when passengers go through scanning machines.

09/02/2011

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)

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 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

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 House Bans Offensive Security Pat-Downs

The Texas House passed a bill that would make it a criminal offense to inappropriately touch travelers during airport security pat-downs.

05/13/2011

Former Miss USA Susie Castillo posted a video on YouTube describing a security pat down at DFW International Airport. (credit: Susie Castillo via YouTube)

Former Miss USA Upset By TSA Pat Down

Former Miss USA Susie Castillo says a security pat down at DFW Airport left her feeling molested and violated. She described the experience on YouTube.

04/29/2011

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Texas Rep. Files Bill To Make TSA Pat-Downs A Felony

Rep. Simpson has filed House Bill 1937 which would make the enhanced searches a state crime and the agents who perform them could be charged with a felony.

KRLD–03/22/2011

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

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