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Man Found with Knife Hidden in Shoe at Airport

Man Found with Knife Hidden in Shoe at Airport

By Mike Fossum July 7, 2014

On the heels of the Transportation Security Agency’s announcement that uncharged electronic devices will be banned from certain international flights, security agents found a knife concealed inside of a passenger’s shoe Sunday morning. During a standard security check at Detroit …

Plane Diverted When Passenger Tries To Open Door

A passenger traveling aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 722 from Chicago to Sacramento tried to open the rear door of the plane in mid-flight on Sunday roughly an hour after the 10:50 a.m. departure time. Multiple passengers as well as flight …

Alec Baldwin's TSA Tirade Alec Baldwin's TSA Tirade
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Alec Baldwin isn’t a happy camper. On his way back from the Bahamas with wife and 5-month-old daughter, the actor took to Twitter to explain why his trip back from the Bahamas wasn’t full of sunshine. On the flight back …

The TSA Found 1,477 Loaded Guns Last Year The TSA Found 1,477 Loaded Guns Last Year
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Most government agencies are controversial. Chances are good that if you just start throwing out letters – EPA! IRS! DHS! – you’ll touch on something that could easily cause a Thanksgiving dinner argument. Of course, the Transportation Security Administration is …

LA Airport Shooting Suspect Denied Bail LA Airport Shooting Suspect Denied Bail

On Wednesday morning, U.S. Magistrate Judge David Bristow ordered Paul Ciancia, the man who killed one TSA agent and wounded two others at the Los Angeles airport, detained until his next court hearing on December 18 due to the flight …

Air Marshal Arrested After Taking Skirt Pictures Air Marshal Arrested After Taking Skirt Pictures
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If you think the only invasions of privacy you have to worry about when flying are being patted down by TSA agents and going through body scanners, think again. A federal air marshal was arrested on Thursday after someone reported …

Federal Air Marshal Arrested For Being A Peeping Tom Federal Air Marshal Arrested For Being A Peeping Tom
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With the popularity of smartphones came the unfortunate reality that nothing one does is private anymore, and anything done in public can easily be photographed, recorded, and uploaded to the web for millions to see. Now, a U.S. air marshal …

TSA Precheck Program Expanding: Twitter Reacts TSA Precheck Program Expanding: Twitter Reacts
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Yesterday the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced plans to expand its precheck program – Pre✓™ – to an additional 60 airports. The program is currently available at 40 airports nationwide. Those 40 will be getting additional precheck lanes with the …

TSA PreCheck Program Might Make Flying Easier TSA PreCheck Program Might Make Flying Easier

Travelling is a fantastic thing; meeting new people, seeing new places, and gaining new perspectives through new experiences are just a few of the perks. Planes have brought great things to the table in terms of traveling; they have made …

The TSA Has an Instagram Account Now The TSA Has an Instagram Account Now
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Whether or not you agree that the Transportation Security Administration routinely upholds its core values of integrity, innovation, and team spirit – let’s face it, the organization is a big part of our lives. And while TSA tactics aren’t always …

Chewbacca: TSA Takes Away Light Saber Cane Chewbacca: TSA Takes Away Light Saber Cane
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Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew ran into some trouble recently when he tried to go through an airport with a light saber-shaped cane. The TSA agents were wary about letting Mayhew through security with the cane and were close to confiscating …

TSA Cuts Out Backscatter Body Scans at Airports TSA Cuts Out Backscatter Body Scans at Airports

When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began using backscatter X-ray machines, privacy advocates balked at the notion of TSA employees seeing a colorless image of passengers’ naked bodies. Not long after, naked airport protests embarrassed the TSA and worries of …

Double Amputee Humiliated by TSA Agents Double Amputee Humiliated by TSA Agents
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Congressman Duncan Hunter, representative for California’s 50th congressional district, this week wrote a terse letter to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole. The letter detailed an account of alleged mistreatment of a wounded marine by TSA officers and demanded …

Naked TSA Protest: Oregon Judge Says Go For It Naked TSA Protest: Oregon Judge Says Go For It
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Naked TSA protest: The next time you feel the folks at the Transportation Security Administration are getting a little too frisky with their pat-down inspection, take off all of your clothes and show them you have nothing whatsoever to hide. …

TSA Doesn't Know How To Deal With Large Penises TSA Doesn't Know How To Deal With Large Penises
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There are many men out there who wish they had a larger penis. That’s why there’s a huge market for natural supplements, pumps and a bizarre ritual involving eggs pickled in snake venom. Sometimes, having such a large specimen is …

TSA Agent Desecrates Grandpa's Remains TSA Agent Desecrates Grandpa's Remains
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A man attempting to bring his grandfather’s remains home to Indianapolis, got quite a shock at a Florida airport when a TSA agent opened up the container holding the remains, sifted through them with her finger, and then spilled them …

Former TSA Agent Charged With Battery Former TSA Agent Charged With Battery
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A woman on the way to her brother’s funeral says that she was groped by a female TSA agent during a security pat down. Now she is being charged with assault and battery for demonstrating how she was groped to …