airport security

(Hundreds of passengers wait in line at Philadelphia International Airport.  (credit: KYW's David Madden)

Alarming Report On TSA Screening Methods In Airports Has Homeland Security Officials Calling For Change

The head of the TSA has been booted from his job and airport security is getting a reboot.


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Bucks County Woman Sues US Airways Over Late Husband’s Missing Ashes

Angeline O’Grady’s late husband had a specific request for his wife before he lost his battle with cancer in 2011: he wanted to be back in their hometown of Hull, England.


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TSA Delays Lifting Small Knife Ban; Most Passengers At PHL Want It To Stay

The new policy was to go into effect Thursday, but now the TSA says they’re delaying the move to get feedback from an advisory committee.


(Philadelphia police guard an entrance to the Philadelphia International Airport airfield after a civilian vehicle crashed through a gate. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Guilty Plea Expected In PHL Airport Perimeter Gate-Crashing Incident

It was a bizarre incident back on March 1st, when an SUV, with Kenneth Mazik behind the wheel, burst through a perimeter gate at the airport and onto an active runway.


(Philadelphia police guard an entrance to the Philadelphia International Airport airfield after a civilian vehicle crashed through a gate. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Man Facing Charges After Driving Onto Runways At Philadelphia International Airport

A driver is facing DUI charges after police say he intentionally crashed through a security gate and drove across two runways at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday morning.


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Security Fast Lane Coming To PHL

The TSA’s Pre-Check program is a pilot program at seven airports now. It’s expanding to 28 including Philadelphia by the end of the year.


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TSA Worker Avoids Prison After Stealing Travelers’ Laptops

Troy Davis admitted stealing five laptops and a Sony Playstation from checked luggage at Philadelphia International Airport.



Turkey Day Getaway

It is one of the busiest travel days of the year, but some of those travelers are upset about new security measures, and could cause headaches for everyone.


(Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-NJ, looks on as Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano speaks in the Trenton train station on Monday.  AP photo)

Napolitano, In Trenton, Defends Airport Patdowns And Imaging

Speaking at the Trenton train station on Monday, Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano said pat-downs and full-body scans at airports are unlikely to change anytime soon.


File photo of a TSA employees examining an image created from a body scanning maching. (credit: AP)

Body Scan Debate Heating Up

The debate over body scanning technology used at airports is heating up after a San Diego man posted a video of his refusal to go through the screening process.


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Full Body Scanners Unveiled At PHL

Philadelphia International Airport has joined the ranks of those using “whole-body” scans at security checkpoints.