CPD: Addison Red Line Bag Checks Not Related To ImmigrationThe screenings are a counterterrorism effort that started in 2014, the Sun-Times reported at the time. Such checkpoints are conducted by officers who randomly search riders’ bags for explosives.
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.
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.
City Plans Significant Upgrades At Midway AirportThe expansion will include a larger parking deck, with four levels, and space for hundreds of cars. Security checkpoints also will be enhanced, and concession areas will be expanded in response to complaints from tourists and business travelers who have expressed concerns about the amenities at Midway for years.
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.
TSA PreCheck Program To Expand To O'Hare, 27 Other New AirportsFrequent 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.