TSA

Rep. Keating Calls For Congressional Hearings On Logan Racial Profiling Allegations

U.S. Rep. William Keating has called for a congressional hearings into allegations of racial profiling by Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston’s Logan International Airport.

08/13/2012

Logan International Airport. (Photo credit: C.J. GUNTHER/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: TSA Racial Profiling Accusations Disgraceful If True

Even though progress has been made toward curbing it, no one with a clue argues that racial profiling is a thing of the past in our law enforcement culture.

08/13/2012

Logan International Airport. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Report: Racial Profiling Rampant In TSA’s Logan Airport ‘Behavior Detection’ Program

More than 30 TSA officers at Logan Airport have come forward, claiming a new program intended to help flag possible terrorists based on passengers’ mannerisms has led to rampant racial profiling, according to a report by the New York Times.

08/12/2012

A sign informs travelers about Millimeter Wave Detection technology used in full body scanners. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Many Female Travelers Feel Targeted By TSA Agents

Some female travelers are concerned that TSA agents may be looking for more than concealed weapons. One woman believes agents were gawking at her naked image.

02/16/2012

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TSA Defends Cupcake Confiscation From Mass. Woman

The TSA says Rebecca Hains of Peabody was not allowed to take her cupcake into the plane because the icing in the jar exceeded amounts of gels allowed in carry-on luggage.

01/09/2012

Logan International Airport. (Photo credit: C.J. GUNTHER/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA Finds Shotgun Shell In Man’s Carry-On At Logan Airport

A person was detained at Logan Airport on Saturday after TSA officials found a shotgun shell in his carry-on bag.

01/07/2012

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Peabody Woman’s Cupcake Confiscated By Airport Security

A woman who just flew back home from Las Vegas says an airport security officer confiscated her frosted cupcake because he thought the icing on it could be a security risk.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/24/2011

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Manchester-Boston Airport Rolls Out New Full Body Scanners

The latest generation of full-body security scanners has been rolled out at the airport in Manchester, N.H.

12/17/2011

TSA agents screen passengers at Logan International Airport in Boston.

NightSide Weekend Commentary – More Issues With The TSA

Flying the not so friendly skies…

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/11/2011

TSA agents screen passengers at Logan International Airport in Boston.

For Sale: Logan Airport’s Confiscated, Lost & Found Items

Do you ever wonder what happens to the items confiscated by the TSA at Logan Airport? Most of them end up being sold by the state of New Hampshire’s surplus office.

12/03/2011

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