Transportation Security Administration
Security checkpoints at Midway International Airport were a mess Friday morning, with hundreds if not thousands of passengers waiting in long lines to get into the terminals.
You’ll need more than your passport and a few maps for your upcoming trip to Europe. Two travel agent based in the Chicago area shared their tips for what to pack for a trip overseas.
An Illinois man had what officials described as an unusual assortment of prohibited items, including a hatchet, smoke grenades and bottle rockets, in a carry-on bag at BWI Airport in Maryland.
A Homer Glen man was arrested Wednesday morning at Midway International Airport, after security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag.
The Transportation Security Administration said screeners found a loaded .38-caliber Taurus Titan handgun in the man’s carry-on luggage as he was headed to his gate for a flight to Detroit.
The Transportation Security Administration acknowledged they were caught flat-footed Sunday when travelers at Midway Airport were confronted with a security line that was over a mile long.
Transportation Security Administration workers found a loaded 9 mm Desert Eagle pistol in Kevin Champion’s luggage as he was going through a security checkpoint before his flight from Midway to Atlanta.
A 62-year-old man was arrested at Midway International Airport on Thursday, after security screeners found a .380 caliber pistol in his luggage.
Investigators in California were looking into how a former Chicago resident managed to board and stow away on a commercial airliner earlier this week.
A TSA employee who jumped in front of a CTA Blue Line train last month to save a woman who’d fallen on the tracks was being honored by the Department of Homeland Security.
The Transportation Security Administration says the bags belonged to a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old who were returning from a school field trip to Europe.
The Transportation Security Administration plans to stop paying for the security officers who staff exits from secured areas at O’Hare and Midway airports next year.
The deadly Boston Marathon bombings have prompted a lot of discussion about the price of having a free society, and how much freedom Americans might have to give up to stay safe.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans Wednesday for $40 million in improvements at the United Airlines terminal at O’Hare International Airport, which he says will create as many as 200 construction jobs.
O’Hare International Airport is among the hubs where the Transportation Security Administration has decided to ease security screening for passengers age 75 or older.
Frequent 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.
Some experts are criticizing the newly-adopted express lane checkpoint for pilots at O’Hare International Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration will soon begin using new software, which doesn’t show naked images of those who go through body scanners.
Despite billions of dollars spent beefing up security since Sept. 11, 2001, a new report claims passengers may still be seriously vulnerable.
Just 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.