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Juneau flyer's carry-on includes a loaded pistol

...ammunition.Juneau Police Department Sgt. Chris Gifford said they were notified about the incident by the Transportation Security Administration at about 6 a.m. The TSA found the semiautomatic pistol inside the man's bag at the screening checkpoint...
Empire Editorial: Better safe than sorry

...doesn't mean, however, that we must give in to every fear, either real or imagined.Police and Transportation Security Administration officials have jobs to do and protocol to follow. We're glad they took the threat seriously, even...
Sullivan talks federal regs, military presence

...urging federal support for the treaty.Sullivan also said he would continue trying to limit the EPA, Transportation Security Administration and executive power in general in response to several questions.
Planes will fly without DHS budget

...deadline comes and goes without a Capitol Hill budget deal, the facility's manager said.There are 47 Transportation Security Administration employees working in the Juneau airport. If the Homeland Security funding bill continues to be held...
Alaska delegation splits on Homeland Security funding

...Department of Homeland Security - which includes the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Patrol and the Transportation Security Administration - had been scheduled to run out last Friday. Congress agreed to a one-week extension in order to allow...
Art thief flies under the radar at Juneau airport

...presence at the airport. JPD is in charge of security in portions of the airport not secured by the Transportation Security Administration. He said the location of the art, on the far left side of the wall, close to a corner, may have played...
Alaska faces fine over undeclared bullets, lighter

...maximum fine of $75,000 and have its "known shipper" number suspended. The numbers are issued by the Transportation Security Administration to vouch for a shipper's integrity, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The Legislature's top attorney...
New machinery helps airline passengers fly through security many as 1,500 bags processed at the airport each day. The machines are looking for explosives, Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lorie Dankers said.If the machine sounds an alarm, security officers will examine the image...
TSA PreCheck enrollment available in Juneau

Who doesn't hate disrobing for security at the airport? The Transportation Security Administration has a program that allows flyers to get around that, and enrollment is now available in Juneau.TSA PreCheck is a service that...
Fairbanks airport warns people of screening delays

...expected screening delays.The slowdown stems from a mechanical problem with one of the scanners used by Transportation Security Administration agents to examine passengers' carry-on bags, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Airport...


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