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TSA Carry-On Limitations

Flying to loved ones for the holidays? Here are some things you need to remember if you’re bringing gifts with you.

11/25/2013

(John Jordan, the lawyer for the alleged LAX shooter's family, reads a statement at a press conference in Pennsville, NJ.   Credit: CBS3)

Family of Accused LAX Shooter Hires Attorney, Releases Statement

After he recovers from his own wounds, Paul Ciancia will go on trial for the murder of TSA agent Gerardo Hernandez. Attorney John Jordan will represent the defendant.

11/04/2013

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TSA Head Defends New Carry-on Pocketknife Policy

“I think it will help at the checkpoint from the standpoint that we won’t be focused on small items that could be a diversion for an actual significant threat,” TSA administrator John Pistole says.

03/06/2013

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Pennsylvania Man Arrested At NJ Airport With Loaded Gun

Officials say a Pennsylvania man was arrested on Sunday at Newark Liberty International Airport after screeners noticed a loaded gun in his carry-on bag.

02/17/2013

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7 TSA Workers Being Canned In Wake of Testing Scandal At PHL Airport

The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday that they intend to fire seven of their employees following the discovery of a bribery scandal at the Philadelphia International Airport.

06/15/2012

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Suspect Released On House Arrest Following Airport ‘Explosives’ Incident

The suspect, who was arrested after allegedly attempting to carry explosives on a plane at Philadelphia International Airport, was released on house arrest Tuesday.

04/03/2012

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TSA Gives Septa High Marks For Transit Security

Septa is one of 17 rail and mass transit agencies nationwide to earn the “Gold Standard” rating on a security assesment program administered by the TSA.

03/01/2012

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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.

12/17/2010

(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.

11/22/2010

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Mixed Reviews For Full-Body Scanners At Philly International

Body-imaging scanners at airport check points and enhanced pat-down procedures by the Transportation Security Administration is getting mixed reviews by travelers at Philadelphia International Airport.

11/11/2010

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Terror Scare Puts Spotlight On Philadelphia

Authorities isolated five cargo planes Friday both locally and abroad following a scare involving suspicious packages that originated in Yemen. The White House says President Barack Obama was notified about a potential terrorist threat after the packages were discovered.

10/29/2010

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