Transportation Security Administration

3 Air Marshals From Chicago Implicated In Prostitute ScandalTwo federal air marshals have been suspended and a third has resigned amid allegations they hired prostitutes overseas and recorded at least one sexual encounter with a government-issued device.
Busy Morning At Midway Has Security Lines JammedSecurity 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.
Ask Chicago Experts: What To Pack For Your Trip To EuropeYou'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.
TSA: South Elgin Man Attempted To Carry On Smoke Grenades, Hatchet At Baltimore AirportAn 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.
TSA Finds Another Gun In Carry-On At Midway AirportA Homer Glen man was arrested Wednesday morning at Midway International Airport, after security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag.
Loaded Gun Found In Man's Carry-On At MidwayThe 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.
TSA Looking Into Cause Of Mile-Long Security LineThe 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.
Georgia Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found In Carry-On At MidwayTransportation 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.
Gun Found In Man's Bag At Midway AirportA 62-year-old man was arrested at Midway International Airport on Thursday, after security screeners found a .380 caliber pistol in his luggage.
Former Chicago Resident Stows Away On California FlightInvestigators in California were looking into how a former Chicago resident managed to board and stow away on a commercial airliner earlier this week.
TSA Worker Receives 'Award Of Valor' For Saving Woman Who Fell On CTA TracksA 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.
WWI Artillery Shells Found In Teens' Luggage At O'HareThe 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.