4 Things To Know: Hwy 12 Funding, More Storms On Great Plains & MoreFrom a possible special session to address transportation funding to the TSA expected to address long security lines, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, May 25.
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Muslim Leaders Want Investigation In TSA Profiling Of Somali-AmericansMuslim leaders in Minnesota are calling for an investigation after racial profiling accusations against the TSA.
Franken Calls For Investigation Following TSA Profiling AllegationsSen. Al Franken is calling for an investigation into the TSA after recent allegations that a supervisor within the agency called for racial profiling of people in Minnesota’s Somali community.
Report: Minn. TSA Manager Says He Was Asked To Target Somalis A TSA manager at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport says his supervisor told him to report the names of local Somali leaders coming to him for help, so that they could be checked agaisnt a database for terror ties, the New York Times reported on Wednedsay.
TSA Head Visits MSP To Address Security DelaysPassengers have been running out of patience ever since the TSA consolidated security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Pam Rozendaal arrived plenty early Friday to make sure her son catches his flight.
MSP Airport Security Stalls As New Checkpoint OpensThe new checkpoint line at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport opened to plenty of criticism on its first full day. Travelers in the early morning and afternoon arrived to the airport on Friday to find long lines.
MSP Airport To Open New Security Checkpoint To Ease CongestionTravelers will soon have only two security areas to choose from. But there will be more screening lanes at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The new checkpoint will be open in time for spring break travel.
Investigation Reveals Gaps In Airport SecurityAs we head into the busy summer travel season a new investigation has found some disturbing gaps in security at airports across the country. Undercover agents were able to smuggle things, like explosives and weapons, through checkpoints.
Partisan Fight Threatens To Shut Down Homeland SecurityJust days after a terror threat against the Mall of America, a partisan standoff in Washington threatens to shut down the Department of Homeland Security.
Court Hearing Held For 'Serial Stowaway' In FloridaA court hearing will be held Tuesday in Florida for a woman police say flew to Florida from the Twin Cities, without a ticket. Marilyn Hartman, 63, was arrested Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla. after she checked into a hotel under another person’s name.
Is TSA's PreCheck Status Worth It?If you've been to the airport recently, you have probably seen people breezing through the pre-check security lines. The attractiveness of having pre-check status is growing as MSP Airport is warning travelers to get to the airport two and a half hours early. That warning comes as long security lines are resulting in more missed flights at MSP. So, we wondered how do you get pre-check status? And is it worth it?