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Explosions at the Finish Line of the Boston Marathon. (credit: WBZ-TV)

SF, Oakland & California On Heightened Alert After Boston Marathon Bombings

San Francisco and Oakland police are on heightened alert following two deadly explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.

04/15/2013

Pinole police Corporal Justin Rogers (wearing dark shirt and tan shorts) subdues a woman attacking a TSA agent at the Honolulu International Airport on March 30, 2013. (Transportation Security Administration)

Pinole Officer In Hawaii Stops Attack On TSA Agent

A Pinole police officer on a Hawaiian vacation is being praised for stopping an attack on a Transportation Security Administration agent at an airport checkpoint last week.

04/04/2013

Marijuana.

Man Arrested At Oakland Airport After Pot Found In Bag

A U.S. Airways passenger was arrested at the Oakland International Airport Thursday after security agents found 67 pounds of marijuana in his bag, a Transportation Security Administration spokesman said.

03/08/2013

A traveler undergoes an enhanced pat down by a Transportation Security Administration agent at the Denver International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Gov’t-Issued Identification Not Needed To Pass Through TSA Security

Showing a government-issued identification at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint is a practice most travelers consider part of the flying experience. However, it is not mandated by federal law.

02/07/2013

Security officers at San Francisco International Airport (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

TSA Unveils Faster Security Check At SFO

A new program being phased in at key airports across the country to speed up security lines was unveiled at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday.

11/15/2012

Security officers at San Francisco International Airport (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Man Claims ‘World’s Largest Penis’ Got Him Frisked At SFO

A man famous for having one of the largest penises on record told CBS San Francisco that he was recently frisked by TSA agents at San Francisco International Airport after they suspected he was hiding something in his pants.

07/17/2012

Travelers wait in line to go through security at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CLEAR Secure Traveler Program Returning To SFO

A company that offers faster access to airport security lines to customers announced plans to resume service at San Francisco International Airport.

05/17/2012

Mines found in suitcase (TSA)

Woman Flying To SFO Checks Luggage Containing Explosives

A New Jersey woman headed to San Francisco International Airport was briefly detained Tuesday after Transportation Security Administration screeners found explosive devices inside a suitcase she had checked for the flight, federal authorities told CBS San Francisco.

05/01/2012

John E. Brennen stripped naked in the Portland International Airport
(Credit: Scott-Ryan Abbe, KOIN Local 6/Scott-Ryan Abbe)

San Jose-Bound Traveler Strips Naked To Protest TSA Screening

Police say a 49-year-old man attempting to board a flight to San Jose stripped naked at the Portland International Airport Tuesday as a protest against airport security screeners.

04/18/2012

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Sacramento Deputies Use Stun Gun On Air Passenger

Airport officials in California say local authorities used a stun gun on an airline passenger who refused to complete the security screening process.

01/10/2012

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