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?
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
On Eve Of Holiday Season, TSA Expands Pre-Check ProgramThousands of holiday travelers will get a more comfortable trip through airport security this year. The Transportation Security Administration has expanded its pre-check program to more gates at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
10-14-13 VJ Smith Discusses 9 Year Old Boy Returning To Minnesota On The Morning News9 year old boy is back home in Minnesota.....what's next for him?
Police: Vegas Stowaway Boy Stole Truck Last WeekAuthorities are investigating how a 9-year-old Minneapolis boy flew to Vegas by himself without a boarding pass. The incident happened last Thursday at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Boy Boards Plane To Vegas At MSP Without TicketA 9-year-old Minneapolis boy was able to get through security and onto a plane at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport without a ticket, an airport spokesman said Sunday. Security officials screened the boy at airport shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan said. The boy then boarded Delta Flight 1651, which left for Las Vegas at 11:15 a.m. The flight was not full, Hogan said, and the flight crew became suspicious midflight because the boy was not on their list of unattended minors. The crew contacted Las Vegas police, who met them upon landing and transferred the boy to child protection services, Hogan said.
What Services Will Continue If The Government Shuts Down?Thousands of federal workers in Minnesota could be furloughed Tuesday. That will happen if Congress can't reach an agreement to fund the federal government by midnight Monday.
Should The TSA Allow Knives On Planes?What do you think??