airport security

Riot police check passengers' bags at airport express central station in downtown Hong Kong, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. Hong Kong authorities were limiting airport transport services and controlling access to terminals Saturday as they braced for a second weekend of disruption following overnight demonstrations that turned violent. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 07, 2019 - 7:38 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities mounted a security blitz at and near the airport on Saturday, averting a second straight weekend of disruptions by pro-democracy activists who have refused to yield even after gaining a concession from the government this week. Police mounted road checks and...
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TSA
Andrew Limberg
August 28, 2019 - 11:06 am
A man was stopped by TSA security at Pittsburgh International Airport Tuesday with a loaded handgun.
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People wait outside the Munich Airport in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, after some of its terminals were closed because a person has likely entered the "clean area" through an emergency exit door. The international airport tweeted Tuesday morning that terminal 2 and areas B and C of terminal 1 had been closed for police operations.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
August 27, 2019 - 8:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police at Munich airport detained a passenger who left a terminal via an emergency exit instead of going through passport control, prompting a temporary partial shutdown of one of Germany's busiest airports Tuesday. Up to 5,000 passengers were affected by the disruption as federal...
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August 20, 2019 - 6:47 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A young girl discovered something slithery at a New Jersey airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake. Transportation Security Administration officials at Newark Liberty International Airport said in a release that it appears the thin, black snake with a yellow ring...
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Transportation Security Administration
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August 17, 2019 - 1:45 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An airport security worker in New York has been fired for handing a passenger a handwritten note that said "You ugly!!!" The June incident came to light this week after passenger Neal Strassner obtained security video through a public records request and posted it to YouTube...
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Detroit Metro Airport
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June 21, 2019 - 10:09 am
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man took off more than his belt and shoes at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport security checkpoint, and that he got completely naked before trying to pass through a metal detector. The Wayne County Airport Authority said in a statement that the man walked up to...
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TSA Pittsburgh International Airport
Andrew Limberg
April 24, 2019 - 9:21 am
A day after two handguns were stopped by TSA agents at Pittsburgh International Airport Monday, a third was stopped on Tuesday.
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Airport Security
August 02, 2018 - 12:53 pm
The TSA is considering ending screening of passengers at smaller airports across the country to focus security efforts at the largest airports.
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The Transportation Security Administration is working to reduce the long lines and wait times air travelers typically experience over summer holiday periods like Memorial Day.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
May 22, 2018 - 2:29 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – The Transportation Security Administration is working to reduce the long lines and wait times air travelers typically experience over summer holiday periods like Memorial Day. The TSA’s Mike England stood at Pittsburgh International in front of a table filled with...
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