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Augusta airports prepare for influx of travelers during Masters Week

...accommodate more passengers," said Lauren Smith, Augusta Regional's communications manager. "(The Transportation Security Administration) and the Marshal's Office will bring extra hands on deck for the increased number of passengers we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-05/augusta-airports-prepare-infl
Wes Welker has put drop behind him

...International Airport is adding about two dozen bomb-sniffing dogs to beef up security during the Super Bowl.Transportation Security Administration agents demonstrated Saturday how the dogs can sniff out different types of explosives. Once they do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-02-01/wes-walker-has-put-drop-behind-hi
Man arrested at Augusta airport for gun in bag

...screening, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.A supervisor with the Transportation Security Administration searched the bag, finding a Bersa .38-caliber semi-automatic pistol with no rounds and an empty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-23/man-arrested-augusta-a
Gunman kills TSA agent at LAX, injures 2 others

...with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people in an attack that frightened passengers and disrupted flights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-01/gunman-kills-tsa-agent-lax-injures-
Ex-Yellow Jacket Favors signs four-year contract extension with Jazz

...Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was arrested this week at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after Transportation Security Administration officials found a loaded gun in his luggage.Russell was arrested Wednesday night as he attempted to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-10-19/ex-yellow-jacket-favors-signs
Waste not, want not: There always is room for budget cuts

...does it contain? About 5,700 pieces of airport security equipment ? worth $184 million ? that the Transportation Security Administration doesn't even use. And since a lot of that equipment has been sitting around for a while, tack on another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-09-29/waste-not-
Security checkpoints catching more artfully concealed weapons

...week, county marshals arrested an Evans man at Augusta Regional Airport after screening agents from the Transportation Security Administration spotted a .380-caliber pistol in his carry-on bag.Louis Wade Adler, 37, was charged with a misdemeanor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-29/security-checkpoints-catching
Atlanta airport drug dog bit her, woman says

ATLANTA - The Transportation Security Administration says it is reviewing claims that a bomb-sniffing...to detect explosives in the baggage area. The Transportation Security Administration says it's working with Atlanta police to determine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-05-12/atlanta-airport-drug-dog-bit
Immigration 'reform' a joke

...Now imagine what would happen if you decided to forgo coming face-to-face with Border Patrol or the Transportation Security Administration. You look for a way to circumvent this security to re-enter the country, and in the process you are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-07-04/immigration-reform-joke
Janet Napolitano to resign Homeland Security post

...oversaw the deployment and then cancellation of intrusive screening technology at airports under the Transportation Security Administration, which is part of her department. Under her, the Federal Emergency Management Agency also responded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-13/janet-napolitano-resign-homelan