The Transportation Security Administration workers who keep Miami International Airport safe from terrorists, criminals, and Solange Knowles's Afro (no, really, they thoroughly searched her hair last month) earned a dubious distinction in October. According to an analysis by ABC News, the TSA had fi ... More >>
The Transportation Security Administration was created in 2001 to keep us safe, but it turns out a handful of their employees are no better than common crooks. Since the TSA's creation nearly 400 employees have been fired after being accused of stealing from passengers, and Miami International Airpo ... More >>
The hidden camera rolls inside Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as a spiky-haired young man calmly slips a metal box into a secret pocket sewn into his dress shirt. He strolls through the Transportation Security Administration's high-tech body scanner, grabs the camera off the conveyo ... More >>
Two Transportation Security Administration officers are under arrest after trashing a South Beach hotel room last night and then shooting off guns into the air. The shots first rang out at about 11:15 last night near a hotel on the 800 block of Collins Avenue.
A Massachusetts woman recently had a cupcake confiscated by a Transportation Security Administration agent at Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport. The offending baked good was packaged in a jar, which immediately made it a potential weapon of mass destruction (and we're not even talking abou ... More >>
Bad news for techno-exhibitionists, and good news for pretty much everyone else: the days of those full body scans that leave little to the imagination at Miami International Airport security check points will soon be over. The Transportation Security Administration is rolling out new technology ... More >>
Yukari Miyamae, released on Friday after allegedly groping an airport security officerPeople have hated it from the beginning. The Transportation Security Administration's "advanced imaging technology," rolled out in November 2010, has caused all kinds of drama -- there was the breast cancer surv ... More >>
Suspicious.Miami has long been the unofficial fake boob capital of the country, probably the world (nice try, Caracas).Now, however, the Transportation Security Administration says that terrorists may be plotting suicide bombings using surgical implants.Suddenly our artificially enhanced paradise ... More >>
The folks over at conservative glossy The Weekly Standard think Luther Campbell's run is serious enough to warrant a 7,228-word profile. Writer Matt Labash spent a considerable amount of time shadowing Campbell early in his campaign. Kudos to his editors for allowing him the space to explore the ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke gets in on the Transportation Safety Administration body scanner controversy.The Transportation Security Administration e ... More >>
Yesterday, I blogged about Secure Wrap of Miami's eight year lock on a Miami International Airport contract to wrap travelers' luggage in a cellophane-type material to deter theft of personal items. The post was based on a recent report by the county's inspector general criticizing the Miami-Dade A ... More >>
Owing to the laziness of Transportation Security Administration and Miami-Dade County Aviation Department bureacrats, a company with a lucrative venture at Miami International Airport won't be getting any competition anytime soon. For the past eight years, Secure Wrap of Miami has held the exclusiv ... More >>
Just yesterday the Transportation Security Administration named Miami International Airport the best airport of the year. Today Travel Leisure cobbled together some statistics and named MIA the third-worst airport in America.
TSA's award was primarily for improved security measures, while T L to ... More >>