TSA officers confiscated more weapons from airline travelers in 2014 than in the previous year, the agency reported Friday. And some of those weapons were found in odd places.
The TSA holds items left at checkpoints for 30 days, but only about 10 percent is ever claimed.
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling was involved in an airport delay created when his son accidentally brought a plastic grenade through security.
Concerns about airport security are being aired just as the heavy holiday travel season gets underway.
Massachusetts State Police are investigating an unusual find at Logan International Airport.
A lipstick tube that conceals a blade inside, a credit card that folds into a knife and a fake iPhone with a knife that slides out are some of the TSA’s confiscated items.
A man says the end to his vacation was anything but pleasant when TSA agents targeted him because of his cologne.
Most passengers interviewed at Logan Airport said they would not have a problem with the requirement to power up electronic devices.
The federal Transportation Security Administration says its agents have been finding a growing number of credit-card knives at inspection checkpoints, including in Rhode Island and New Hampshire.
Several commercial airline employees at Logan Airport are facing conspiracy and money laundering charges for allegedly using their security clearances to smuggle $417,000 in cash past security checkpoints and onto commercial flights.