TSA

O'Hare Security Line

Alarming Number Of Security Breaches At Airports

Despite billions of dollars spent beefing up security since Sept. 11, 2001, a new report claims passengers may still be seriously vulnerable.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Photo Of TSA Employee And Monitor. (CBS/AP Photo)

Ex-TSA Chief: Intel Not Good Enough To ID The Bad Guys

Justin Oberman says terrorists are getting more and more savvy about how they defeat the screening systems.

WBBM Newsradio–11/24/2010

An airline passenger gets patted down at O'Hare. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Travelers Hit Airports Amid Security Flap

On the busiest travel day of the year, the threat of a protest over security screening procedures hangs over O’Hare International Airport and the rest of the nation’s airports.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2010

Tammy Hultman

Woman Says TSA Fired Her For Having Breast Cancer

She’s been fighting breast cancer. Now she is fighting to get her job back – taking on the controversial TSA. The Tinley Park mother of three says she was unfairly fired from her TSA job because of her illness. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

CBS 2–11/23/2010

Photo Of A TSA Agent With Monitor. (AP Photo)

‘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?

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010

Body scanner (CBS)

TSA: Don’t Opt Out Of Body Scanning

Officials say the scan can take up to 10 seconds, while a pat-down can take four minutes.

11/22/2010

Photo Of A TSA Agent With Monitor. (AP Photo)

Body Scan Protest Could Jam Thanksgiving Travel

A loosely organized Internet boycott of full-body scans at airports planned for Wednesday could mean major disruptions for holiday travelers.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Airport scanner demonstration. (CBS)

‘National Opt-Out Day’ Could Cause Holiday Travel Headaches

Passengers normally don’t want to see long lines at the airport, but a protest against stepped up security is gaining momentum and it threatens to make a very busy air travel day worse than ever.

CBS 2–11/19/2010

Penny Moroney

Woman Compares Airport Security Pat-Down To Sexual Assault

Some flyers say new security measures meant to prevent terror in the air amount to just groping on the ground. One Chicago-area woman compares her experience to sexual assault. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

CBS 2–11/17/2010

Airport scanner demonstration. (CBS)

Airport Body Scanners Still Radiating Controversy

The U.S. Homeland Security chief insists there are privacy safeguards, as passengers complain about the machines’ intrusiveness.

11/15/2010

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