TSA To Send Hundreds, Including Air Marshals, To US-Mexico BorderThe Transportation Security Administration is planning to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, CNN reports.
TSA: 4 Texas Airports Ranked In Top 10 Of Number Of Guns Recovered At Security Checkpoints In 2018The TSA announced that 4,239 guns were recovered at security checkpoints at 249 airports across the U.S. in 2018. Four Texas airports ranked in the top 10 of guns recovered at those checkpoints last year.
TSA Screener Sick-Outs Hit 10 Percent Over Holiday WeekendThe percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week.
TSA Workers Talk Shutdown Impact On Airline Safety At DFW RallyAs the partial government shutdown continues, North Texas TSA workers have gathered today to discuss the impact the shutdown is having on airline safety.
Hundreds Of TSA Screeners Working Without Pay Reportedly Calling In Sick At Major Airports Including DFWSick calls have increased by 200 percent to 300 percent at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport according to a local TSA official familiar with the situation.
TSA Program Criticized For Secretly Tracking U.S. CitizensA TSA domestic surveillance program is drawing criticism for tracking information from U.S. citizens not suspected of any crimes.
TSA Screenings Fail To Spot Weapons Most Of The TimeAn undercover operation has revealed that Transportation Security Administration screenings at airports fail for the most part.
TSA Tests Better Bomb-Detecting Scanners For Carry-OnsSecurity screeners are testing a 3-D scanner to inspect carry-on bags, a measure they hope will improve their ability to detect bombs and maybe shorten lines at the checkpoint.
Security Video Shows Man Breach TSA CheckpointFor one year, the Transportation Security Administration has refused to say how a man managed to get around a security checkpoint and on a plane at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Airport Security Fix: Better Training For Humans And DogsThe TSA suffers from understaffing, low morale and high turnover. But the agency's current administrator wants to hire more enthusiastic agents, train them better, and better use bomb-sniffing dogs.
TSA Chief Says Progress Being Made On Shortening LinesThe head of the TSA says significant progress has been made on shortening screening lines since earlier this spring when airlines reported thousands of frustrated passengers were missing flights.