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TSA offers travelers a faster way through security

There will be a faster way to get through airport security at Baltimore Washington International Airport for those travelers determined to be a low security risk by the Transportation Security Administration.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 03:12pm EST

Tags: TSA, travel, BWI Thurgood-Marshall Airport, Megan Cloherty


Stun guns confiscated at BWI

Security officials confiscated two stun guns from passengers at Baltimore-Washington International Airport last week.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 05:25pm EDT

Tags: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, TSA, stun gun,

Man with loaded gun stopped at Dulles Airport

A Fredericksburg man carrying a loaded revolver in his carry-on bag was stopped by security officers at Dulles International Airport Sunday.

Monday - 06/10/2013, 04:04pm EDT

Tags: Dulles International Airport, TSA, gun, travel

Flight attendants take knife fight to public

At airports across the country, flight attendants are handing out leaflets and trying to get the public to support their efforts to keep small knives off of airplanes.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 04:28pm EDT

Tags: TSA, flight attendants, Sept. 11 terror attacks, knives


What you can and can't take on flights

Thanksgiving travel is under way. Getting through airport security is never fun, so WTOP has put together some tips to make it easier.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 10:19am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, TSA, Neal Augenstein, Kristi King


Travelers leave $350k behind

Spare change in airport security bins adds up.

Friday - 02/17/2012, 04:00pm EST

Tags: Jeff Miller, uso,

Body scanners can see perspiration as a potential weapon

Two of Europe's largest countries, France and Germany, have decided to forgo the millimeter-wave scanners used by the Transportation Security Administration because of false alarms triggered by folds in clothing, buttons and even sweat.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 06:27am EST

Tags: TSA, body scanner,