TSA Lines At O'Hare And Midway Airports Down To 10 Minutes Or LessAirport security wait times that sometimes stretched to two hours or more at O’Hare and Midway airports this spring have been cut down to 10 minutes or less, city officials announced Tuesday.
TSA Holds Deadly Show And Tell At O'HareOfficials were trying to demonstrate how the most innocent-looking items can be filled with explosives or other weapons.
O'Hare Passenger Tries To Board Plane With Machete In Carry-On: TSAThe blade was 14 inches long, authorities say. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
TSA Pooches Lend A Paw At Chicago AirportsCanines like Doc are credited with helping reduce the once-unbearable wait times. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
TSA Chief Says Progress Being Made On Shortening LinesOver the busy Memorial Day weekend, 99 percent of passengers at U.S. airports waited less than 30 minutes and 93 percent waited less than 15 minutes in regular security lines, Peter Neffenger told a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
TSA Reports Reduced Wait Times At Chicago's AirportsAs Chicago's airports prepare for a busy holiday travel weekend, the agency in charge of security there is reporting an improvement in the time in takes to pass though checkpoints.
More Security Screeners Coming To Busy Airports By Mid-June, TSA Chief Promises CongressMost of the new screeners will be sent to the nation's busiest airports in Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and other hubs, TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger told a House committee.
Midway Airport Gets TSA PreCheck Enrollment CenterA PreCheck enrollment center opened Monday in the baggage claim area of the airport near lower level door one, according to a release from the Chicago Department of Aviation.
TSA Shakes Up Leadership At O'Hare To Deal With Long Security LinesResponding to public outrage over extremely long waits at O'Hare Airport, the TSA has appointed new leadership in Chicago to handle the problem at one of the world's busiest airports.
Head Of TSA Security Operations Removed From PositionA House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced.
TSA Boss: Airport Lines Will 'Continue To Be A Challenge' This SummerThe head of the Transportation Security Administration on Friday warned travelers there are no quick fixes to the problems that have led to gargantuan lines at airport security at Chicago's airports as the summer travel season is ramping up.
TSA Boss In Chicago To Meet With Local Leaders About Airport DelaysThe head of the Transportation Security Administration will face some tough questions Friday from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, members of Congress, and others, as the agency seeks to reduce excruciatingly long wait times at airport security checkpoints.