Federal officials are extending into January a requirement that people on airline flights and public transportation wear face masks.
Welcome to Monday, the 53rd anniversary of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution’s 25th Amendment, which provides a system for presidential succession in the event of the chief executive’s incapacity. Here are some news items to begin your week: — Virginia sues drug maker Cephalon for alleged misrepresentation of its opioid Fentora’s risks. — Transportation [&hell[...]
Officials say a man has been caught with a replica grenade at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says the man was caught Sunday while going through a TSA checkpoint. Farbstein says the grenade looked like a real one when it went through the x-ray machine. She says the incident […]
BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport opened a new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Pre-check lane Tuesday, making for two locations in the airport where select passengers can experience the luxury of wearing shoes and belts, keeping their laptops and toiletries bagged.
LINTHICUM — The Transportation Security Administration has opened a new lane for pre-approved airline passengers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, doubling the number of locations for passengers to use the so-called “PreCheck” lanes. The new TSA PreCheck lane opened Tuesday at 4 a.m. at a checkpoint that allows passengers to access the airport’s A[...]
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court jousted with attorneys on Monday in an effort to nail down just how much contact a defendant must have with a particular jurisdiction before he can be hauled into court there.
BROOKLYN PARK — The Transportation Security Administration is investigating after three teenagers were caught with items including ammunition that they allegedly stole from a trailer in Maryland owned by the federal air marshal program. The Washington Post reports TSA says it is looking to see whether its procedures for storing ammunition were followed. Officials said […]
Baltimore Helicopter Services, owner of the Pier 7 Heliport, has received approval from the Transportation Security Administration to fly passengers directly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
WASHINGTON — Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance companies are part of a growing backlash to the Transportation Security Administration’s new policy allowing passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment like souvenir baseball bats and golf clubs onto planes. The Flight Attendants Union Coalition, which representing nearly 90,000 flight attendants, sa[...]
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine’s campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court turned aside an appeal from the National Organization for Marriage, a Washington, D.C.-based group that donated $1.9 million to a political […]
WASHINGTON — A new passenger screening program to make check-in more convenient for certain travelers is being expanded to 28 more major U.S. airports, the government said Wednesday. There will be no cost to eligible passengers, who would no longer have to remove their shoes and belts before they board flights. The airports include Baltimore-Washington […]
LINTHICUM — A Delaware man has been cited with stashing a compact cattle prod in his carry-on luggage at BWI. The Transportation Security Administration says checkpoint officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport discovered the prod in the carry-on luggage of a passenger bound for Albany, N.Y., on Tuesday. TSA spokesman Kawika Riley says the […]