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Nov 15 2023
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Shots were fired Tuesday night inside Portland International Airport at a TSA checkpoint, officials said.
According to the Port of Portland, shots were fired near the D and E gates TSA checkpoint prompting an immediate response by police.
One person was taken into custody and authorities said there is no ongoing threat to anyone’s safety.
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Oct 31 2023
The Transportation Security Administration says a Philadelphia man was arrested after they confiscated a loaded gun from his luggage at the John F. Kennedy International Airport. Officials said this happened on Sunday. TSA said the gun was packed with two additional gun magazines and 24 more bullets. Officials said the Port Authority Police confiscated the firearm and ammunition and arrestedNews 12 Connecticut
Oct 11 2023
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport caught a traveler with a loaded handgun at one of the checkpoints on Monday, Oct. 9, bringing the total number caught so far this year to a record-setting 36 guns. The previous record of 35 guns caught in a year was set in 2022. “It’s shocking to see that we have alreadyHomeland Security Today
Aug 01 2023
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped two firearms from making their way onboard an airplane at Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) on Monday. During the routine screening of carry-on luggage, a TSA officer spotted the image of two handguns on the X-ray screen. TSA officials immediately alerted Rapid City Police, who responded to the checkpoint. Both firearms were loadedHomeland Security Today
Oct 01 2023
• TSA agents at Salt Lake City's airport were stumped upon finding what appeared to be a human skull. • The skull, packed in a traveler's luggage, had "unidentifiable components inside," KSL.com reported. • It turned out to be a plastic medical training device, the outlet reported. TSA agents at Salt Lake City International Airport were in for a surprise after finding what appeared to be aInsider
Apr 26 2023
PHOENIX, AZ — Three Transportation Security Administration agents were hurt at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport early Tuesday morning after an “unprovoked and brazen physical attack" at a security checkpoint, the TSA said in a statement to NBC News.
A 19-year-old woman was arrested and booked in connection with the attack, which occurred just before 6 a.m. Tuesday, according toPatch.com
Sep 18 2023
TSA: Monroe County man charged after handgun found in his backpack at Newark Liberty International Airport checkpoint
NEWARK, N.J. – The Transportation Security Administration says a man from Monroe County is charged after a loaded handgun was found in his backpack at a New Jersey airport over the weekend. The man from Canadensis, who the TSA did not name, was prevented from bringing a loaded handgun onto his flight on Saturday at Newark Liberty International Airport, according to a news release from the TSAWFMZ 69
Jul 14 2023
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued a short term security program amendment to assess the security effectiveness of an industry-first program transporting by bus screened passengers, their carry-on items and their checked baggage from the secured area of Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) and Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) into the secured area ofHomeland Security Today
Apr 04 2023
Romulus — Federal security officials are reminding passengers to securely store guns before flying after an unusually high number of weapons were confiscated over the weekend at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Five loaded handguns, all from separate incidents, were stopped by Transportation Security Administration agents from being carried onto planes Thursday through Sunday. The first gun wasDetroit News
Jan 18 2023
The Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday that travel returned to pre-pandemic levels, with around 2 million passengers screened a day, but 2022 also set a new record for firearm interceptions.
The agency reported that it confiscated 6,542 firearms in 2022, 88% of which were loaded, at security checkpoints. That’s an increase of more than 500 firearms in 2021, whichNewsNation