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TSA Reunites Passengers With Items Lost At SFO Security Checkpoints

So far this year, about 20,000 items have been left accidentally at security checkpoints at San Francisco International Airport, scooped by the Transportation Security Administration which must figure out to how to return them to the rightful owners.

08/21/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Serial Stowaway Arrested Again At LAX, One Day After Her Release From Jail

A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport, flew to Los Angeles and was arrested shortly after said she “wouldn’t dare” do it again. One day after her release from jail, she reneged on her vow.

08/07/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Stowaway Vows To Not Sneak On Planes Again

A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport and flew to Los Angeles says she wouldn’t dare to sneak on a plane again after pleading no contest Wednesday.

08/07/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Stowaway On Flight From San Jose To Los Angeles Released From Jail After Pleading No Contest

A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport and flew to Los Angeles on Monday has been released from jail.

08/06/2014

San Jose International Airport (Credit, Randy Yagi)

TSA, San Jose Airport Officials Say Woman’s Stowaway Flight Was Not A Security Breach

Both the Transportation Security Administration and Mineta San Jose airport officials want to send a message that Monday’s successful stowaway excursion should not be considered a security breach.

08/06/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

TSA Investigators Review Video Surveillance Of Serial Stowaway Who Allegedly Snuck Onto San Jose-LAX Flight

Investigators with the Transportation Security Administration were looking at security camera footage from Mineta San Jose International Airport which purportedly shows a woman with no ticket or boarding pass sneaking through the security checkpoint and onto a plane headed for Los Angeles, according to a source.

08/06/2014

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.

07/07/2014

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

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