TSA Launches Push For People To Get REAL IDs, Which Will Be Required To Fly In October 2020The Transportation Security Administration has launched a push for people to get their new REAL ID driver’s licenses or state IDs as the deadline to get them draws near.
Secret TSA 'Quiet Skies' Surveillance Program Slammed For Tracking Ordinary TravelersOver the past eight years, the TSA has tracked thousands of U.S. citizens under the secret domestic surveillance programs.
TSA Launches New 3D Scanner Technology To Replace X-Ray ScannersThe scanners can see through cluttered bags and give screeners the ability to zoom in and rotate the bag for a 360-degree view.
Emanuel: O'Hare Ready To Cooperate With Stricter TSA ScrutinyThere's a growing concern from the TSA about terrorists getting a bomb onto a plane headed for the United States.
TSA Requiring More Scrutiny Of Air Cargo From 5 Mostly Muslim CountriesGrowing fears about terrorists sneaking a bomb into cargo on a plane bound for the U.S. have prompted the Trump administration to issue a new order requiring closer scrutiny of air cargo from five predominantly Muslim countries.
TSA Offers Travel Advice Ahead Of Thanksgiving HolidayIf you’re preparing to fly to a Thanksgiving destination in the next few days, the Transportation Security Administration has some advice to make your trip easier.
Midway Airport Gets 2 Automated Security Screening LanesIf you're turning to the skies this Thanksgiving, the TSA has unveiled new automated security screening lanes at Midway International Airport, designed to reduce wait times getting into the terminals.
Most Carry-On Electronics Banned On Non-Stop Flights From 8 CountriesThe federal government has banned passengers on non-stop flights to the U.S. from eight Middle Eastern and North African nations from bringing any electronics larger than a cell phone in their carry-on luggage.
Travelers Facing Long Security Lines At AirportsCBS 2 Derrick Blakley reports the long goodbye at O'Hare is getting even longer.
Indiana Man Arrested After Bringing Gun In Carry-On At MidwayThe Transportation Security Administration said the 53-year-old man was going through a screening checkpoint to board a flight to Atlanta, when officers spotted a .38 caliber revolver in his carry-on luggage.
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.