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Prepare To Pay More To Fly As TSA Fees Go Up Next Week

Planning to fly soon? You better book those flights this week because tickets purchased next Monday will cost you more.

07/14/2014

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Police Charge Woman For Loaded Gun Found In Purse At Philly Airport

A female has been charged after investigators say a loaded gun was found in her purse at Philadelphia International Airport.

05/21/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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Suspect In LA Airport Shooting Pleads Not Guilty

The man authorities say killed a Transportation Security Administration screener and wounded three other people during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport last month pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and other felony charges in a case that could bring the death penalty.

12/26/2013

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TSA Changes Its Checkpoint Process For Some Passengers

If you fly, you may be noticing some random passengers getting a stream lines security treatment. The Transportation Security Administration is changing its checkpoint process a little.

12/07/2013

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Man Told He’s Already On Flight To Chicago In Security Mix-Up

Mistakes happen – but it’s far from comforting when they happen at the airport and when they concern security.

11/11/2013

Shooting Incident At Los Angeles International Airport

Police, Officials To Discuss Possible Security Improvements At Philadelphia Airport Following LAX Shooting

Chief Sullivan says while the department is well prepared to handle an “active shooter” or other emergency, it’s possible lessons learned from the shooting which left a TSA Officer dead, and three other victims wounded, could lead to changes here.

11/04/2013

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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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NJ Woman Arrested After Brass Knuckles Found In Bag At Atlantic City Airport

A New Jersey woman was arrested at Atlantic City International Airport Monday after a pair of brass knuckles were found in her carry-on bag.

09/10/2013

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Flying With Father’s Day Gifts

Going home for Father’s Day with a present for dear old Dad? Here are some TSA regulations you might need to know.

05/28/2013

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TSA Program Extended For Displaced NJ Sandy Victims

The Christie Administration announced that FEMA Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program has been extended to April 5th.

03/21/2013

Knives

3 On Your Side: Airplane Knife Ban To Be Relaxed

Soon passengers will be allowed to board commercial airline flights with items that have been banned since the September 11th attacks. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

03/06/2013

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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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New TSA Rules Allow Passengers To Bring Small Knives Aboard Planes

The new rules will kick in April 25th. Knives can be up to 6 centimeters in length (2.36 inches) they can’t lock and can only be a half-inch wide. You still can’t carry on a bottle of water.

03/06/2013

Flying With Gifts

If you’re flying to see loved ones for the holidays, here are some things you need to remember if you’re bringing gifts with you.

12/04/2012

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