Dozens of travelers are being evacuated from air trains running at Newark Liberty Airport on Wednesday night.
Reports say that at least five trains are currently stuck. The cause of the outage has not yet been released.
The trains run in between the various terminals at the airport. Police ordered to have power turned off before removing passengers from the trains. Continue reading
JetBlue flight attendant Marsha Gay Reynolds, busted for trying to smuggle nearly 70 pounds of pure cocaine from LAX to NYC’s LaGuardia airport, was a former 2008 Miss Jamaica runner up.
Reynolds was arrested after after trying to flee authorities after being directed to the more screening cue at LAX.
Surrendering herself over to federal authorities Wednesday, the beauty pageant contestant’s arrest comes nearly a week after Reynolds dropped her loot Continue reading
A woman was questioned at a TSA checkpoint while traveling at an airport in Baltimore-Washington after attempting to bring on a suspicious item on her carry-on.. A pair of “Bond Girl” high heels shaped like gun and bullets.
TSA refused to let the woman board the plane with her pumps. There were also bracelets on the same subject.
“We do not allow replicas of weapons or ammunition beyond the checkpoints,” the TSA said, “but we regret to inform you that you cannot bring them in checked baggage.” Continue reading
Police are searching for two girls who vanished at Los Angeles International Airport after becoming separated from group of tourists.
Ly Camly Vuong, 12, and Linh Huyen Cao, 17, are visiting from Vietnam and do not speak a lick of English. The pair were last seen speaking with a Caucasian man in the baggage-claim area about 7:10 p.m., police said.
Vuong is considered a “critical” missing person because she is under the age of 15. Continue reading
Federal drug agents conducted surprise inspections of NFL team medical staffs on Sunday as part of an ongoing investigation into prescription drug abuse in the league.
The Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins does a great job of explaining what happened and why in the video below.
Controversial full-body scanners were pulled from airports last year and moved to jails, prisons and government buildings. Where they belong.
154 of those very same machines went to Arkansas, New York and Michigan, among other locations.
TSA caught on video patting down children reportedly aged 2 and 6.
Text below from Youtube video.
Tsa pat down my 2 and 6 year old because they touch me & I was selected as usual for ssss security check because my name.
Can they do that?
when I ask why my kids the answer was because they touch me came in close contact with me so they have to pat down them & my wife in a very rude manner I was in shock. Continue reading
Actress Amanda Seyfried not only accidentally carried a large pocket knife aboard an airplane, she also tweeted the TSA her full confession..
During a recent flight, Seyfried accidentally went aboard with her trusty pocket knife completely undetected by TSA. But rather than leaving well enough alone, she took a photo of it and tweeted addressed to the TSA!
Seyfried wrote, “Dear TSA: This Swiss Army knife wasn’t detected through security and I unknowingly carried it on board. Scary!” Continue reading
Dustin Woods, a key grip on the AMC’s “Mad Men”, tweeted that the series was filming in American Airlines’ Terminal 4 at LAX, one terminal away from where shots were fired at approximately 9:20 a.m. PT, Variety reports.
Lax Airport. LIVE VIDEO LAX SHOOTING.
RIGHT NOW: Suspect is off-duty TSA agent making this workplace violence, reports CBS News. LIVE VIDEO BELOW: