Joliet Man Charged With Breaching O'Hare Checkpoint, Trying To Board PlaneA Joliet man was facing multiple criminal charges after allegedly breaching a security checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport on Sunday and trying to board a Spirit Airlines flight.
Study Finds Making PreCheck Free Could Save TSA MillionsA new study by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign claims the government should pay for frequent fliers to join the PreCheck program, because it will actually save the TSA money.
American, United Launching Automated Screening At O'HareThe Transportation Security Administration said the new automated lanes are estimated to reduce wait times at screening checkpoints by 30 percent.
Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found In Carry-On At Midway A man was arrested Thursday morning after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at Midway International Airport.
O’Hare Finally Gets TSA PreCheck Enrollment CenterOne of the nation’s busiest airports finally has a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center open.
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.

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