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Travelers walk down the walkway between terminals at O'Hare International Airport on Monday in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Few Memorial Day airport headaches, most wait times bearable

MIAMI — Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits…

 

Transportation Security Administration chief Peter Neffenger arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday to testify before the House Homeland Security Committee which is looking for answers on how to balance security with long lines at airport checkpoints. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by…

 

Courtesy of the San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeMarilyn Hartman

Marilyn Hartman arrested at LAX after pleading no contest to trespassing day before

Marilyn Hartman, the serial stowaway who successfully boarded a plane out of…

Courtesy of the San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeMarilyn Hartman

TSA opens precheck enrollment center at international terminal

Travelers who want to move more quickly through airport security can now…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's DepartmentMarilyn Jean Hartman

Woman arrested at SFO again said she has nowhere else to go

The recalcitrant woman accused of trespassing several times at San Francisco International…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's DepartmentMarilyn Jean Hartman
Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's DepartmentMarilyn Jean Hartman

Marilyn Hartman arrested at SFO – again

Get her a ticket for an aeroplane. Marilyn Hartman, the woman who…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's DepartmentMarilyn Jean Hartman
Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeMarilyn Hartman

Woman arrested at SFO tells authorities she feels safer at airport

Marilyn Hartman, the woman who has snuck past security at San Francisco…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeMarilyn Hartman

Woman, 62, accused of evading SFO security, sneaking onto plane pleads not guilty

A San Francisco woman accused of trying to get past security at…

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Memorial service Tuesday for slain TSA officer

The life of the Transportation Security Administration officer killed by a gunman…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSecurity concerns: Covenant Aviation Security has been accused of clearing suspicious bags at SFO during peak travel times and putting luggage onto flights without a required second screening.

Company neglects safety, SFO baggage screeners say

Baggage screeners at San Francisco International Airport allege that dozens if not…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSecurity concerns: Covenant Aviation Security has been accused of clearing suspicious bags at SFO during peak travel times and putting luggage onto flights without a required second screening.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerEmployees of Covenant Aviation Security repeatedly appealed to federal officials and company executives to address safety and management issues at SFO. CLICK TO SEE A LARGER VIEW.

SFO baggage screeners begged officials to act

On May 27, 2011, 137 of the baggage screeners then employed at…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerEmployees of Covenant Aviation Security repeatedly appealed to federal officials and company executives to address safety and management issues at SFO. CLICK TO SEE A LARGER VIEW.

State legistlator says don't mess with Texas air passengers

Republican Rep. David Simpson of the Texas state legislature has introduced two…

TSA chief will allow unionization, but only if it doesn't affect “security”

John Pistole, administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will allow 50,000…

With airport security methods, more than modesty is at stake

For those of you who are upset about the prospect of passing…

Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., caught reading porn in public

You're an 81-year-old congressman. Your wife's headed to jail. At this point,…

Over the line: Pat-down leaves cancer survivor soaked in urine

WHO:  Tom Sawyer, a bladder-cancer survivor from the Detroit area, was left…

TSA chief: Resisting scanners just means delays

Despite tough talk on the Internet, there was little if any indication…

TSA faces boxer rebellion

There is something so fabulously American about people cashing in on situations,…

Obama: I feel your pat-down

Wrapping up a quick trip to Lisbon for some EU/NATO stuff, President…