Airport Security

O'Hare Security Workers Plan One-Day StrikeDespite tensions over the possibility of more terror attacks like the one in Paris, some security workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to walk off the job on Thursday to demand better pay.
2 Investigators: The Crazy Things People Try To Get Past Airport SecurityEverything from guns to martial-arts throwing stars to brass knuckles to corkscrews. CBS 2's Dave Savini explains what authorities do with the items.
Kirk Wants U.S. To Publish List Of Airports With Lax Passport ScreeningU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has proposed legislation that would require the federal government to tell air travelers which airports don’t adequately check passengers for stolen passports.
Man Arrested At Midway For Trying To Get Gun Past SecurityA southwest suburban man was charged after he allegedly tried bringing a handgun onto a plane at Midway Airport on Friday morning.
Summit Could Mean Airport-Style Security On Metra Electric, South Shore TrainsSome stations on the Metra Electric Line and South Shore Line could be shut down during the upcoming NATO summit, and passengers at other stations could face airport-style security screenings, due to the Secret Service security plan that could be released as soon as Friday afternoon.
TSA PreCheck Program To Expand To O'Hare, 27 Other New AirportsFrequent fliers should soon be able to avoid the hassle of removing their shoes or belts, or taking their laptops out of their luggage when they pass through security checkpoints at O'Hare International Airport and dozens of other airports.
Alarming Number Of Security Breaches At AirportsDespite billions of dollars spent beefing up security since Sept. 11, 2001, a new report claims passengers may still be seriously vulnerable.
Airports On Alert About ThermosesJust in time for the busy Christmas travel weekend, a new terror alert was raising fears at airports nationwide on Christmas Eve, including O’hare and Midway International Airports.
'Opt-Out Day' To Cause Huge Travel Mess?A loosely organized Internet campaign is urging people to refuse the scans on Wednesday in what is being called National Opt-Out Day. Could it cause a huge travel mess?
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