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TSA Making Changes On How It Searches Luggage With ‘TSA Cares’ Program

The Transportation Security Administration will make chances about how it searches passengers’ luggage, following a KPIX 5 investigation.

02/03/2015

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Workers Picket At Mineta San Jose Airport Over Stalled Labor Contract

Southwest Airlines ground crew workers upset over stalled labor negotiations picketed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday. Union members say they haven’t had a contract in four years.

12/16/2014

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TSA Finds Cannon Barrel In Checked Bag Of San Francisco-Bound Passenger

An airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage — the barrel of a cannon.

10/28/2014

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TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger’s Security Risk

The TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.

06/08/2014

(L-R) Sean Crudup Raychas Thomas (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Couple Sentenced For Stealing Luggage From SFO Passengers Diverted Over Asiana Plane Crash

A couple who used the confusion during the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport last summer as an opportunity to steal luggage from diverted passengers was sentenced to jail Tuesday, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

05/13/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport

Couple Pleads No Contest To Stealing Luggage After Asiana Crash

A United Airlines employee and his wife have pleaded no contest to stealing luggage in the aftermath of the Asiana Airlines crash.

03/11/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For 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.

02/25/2014

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Best Places To Buy Luggage In The South Bay

Today, there are only a handful of family-owned businesses still operating in the South Bay that carry luggage, carry-ons and other travel accessories. These are five of the best places to buy luggage in the South Bay, all based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

09/07/2013

A passenger looks for his luggage on a baggage carousel at terminal at San Francisco International Airport . (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFO Baggage Handler Accused Of Stealing From Luggage

A San Francisco International Airport baggage handler accused of stealing dozens of items from airline passengers’ checked bags appeared in a Redwood City courtroom on Wednesday, prosecutors said.

05/23/2013

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