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TSA Offers Cash Rewards For Anyone With A Better Idea To Move Long Security Lines

Airline passengers who dread the long security checkpoint lines at the airport now have an opportunity to do something about it, and win some cash while doing it.

20 hours ago

Yahye Abdi in an interview with KPIX 5. Abdi stowed away on the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlinesjet from San Jose to Maui on April 20, 2014 and survived the flight despite freezing temperatures and low oxygen. (CBS)

San Jose Airport Officials Maintain Perimeter Security Has Been Strengthened Following Stowaway Teen Incident

The airport’s security has been in question since an incident in April, when a teenage boy hopped a fence and stowed away on a flight to Hawaii.

06/26/2014

Surveillance footage shows 15-year-old Yahya Abdi on the tarmac at Kahului Airport in Maui on April 20, 2014. Officials said Abdi stowed away in the plane's wheel well hours earlier at Mineta San Jose International Airport. (Hawaii Department of Transportation)

After Teen Stowaway’s Flight From San Jose To Hawaii, Silicon Valley Startups Offer Airport Security Solutions

After a teen sneaked onto Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowed away on a flight to Hawaii last month, a Bay Area congressman is reaching out to a Silicon Valley startups for high-tech ways to improve airport security.

05/15/2014

15-year-old Yahya Abdi survived a flight from Mineta San Jose International Airport to Maui, Hawaii in the wheel well of a jetliner on April 20, 2014. (The Daily Mail / Facebook)

Congressman Seeks Airport Security Improvements After San Jose Teen Stowaway Case

Bay Area Congressman Eric Swalwell says a teen stowaway who flew to Hawaii in a jet wheel well should never have been able to climb the San Jose International Airport fence undetected.

05/02/2014

15-year-old Yahya Abdi survived a flight from Mineta San Jose International Airport to Maui, Hawaii in the wheel well of a jetliner on April 20, 2014. (The Daily Mail / Facebook)

Sen. Boxer Questions TSA About Stowaway’s Flight From San Jose Airport To Hawaii

A few weeks before a 15-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration conducted a review of San Jose’s airport and found its perimeter to be in compliance with the agency’s security requirements.

04/30/2014

(CBS News)

Father Of Jetliner Stowaway Says He’ll Bring Son Home To California

The father of the teenager who climbed into the wheel well of a jet at the San Jose airport and survived a 5 1/2-hour trip flight to Hawaii says he plans to fly to Hawaii soon to bring his son home to California.

04/27/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

SJ Stowaway Highlights Broader Security Concerns At U.S. Airports

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

04/23/2014

(Photo Dylan Ashe, San Jose Via Wiki/Flickr Creative Commons License http://www.flickr.com/photos/ackook/1233393504/ )

Stowaway Teen On San Jose-Hawaii Flight Forces Review Of Airport Security

A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport’s tarmac and climbed into a jetliner’s wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii — a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation’s airline fleet.

04/21/2014

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

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