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Holiday Traveling

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.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2014

Amtrak police stand guard at Manhattan's Penn Station on Jan. 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

TSA To Screen Passengers’ Bags On Super Bowl Trains

Super Bowl fans who take the train to the big game might confuse the rail station with an airport.

01/31/2014

(photo credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

TSA Agent Confiscates Sock Monkey’s Pistol

A cowboy sock monkey’s tiny toy pistol was no laughing matter for the Transportation Security Administration.

CBS Seattle–12/10/2013

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers walk through an airport.  (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Troopers: Gun Found In Man’s Backpack At Airport

Alaska State Troopers say a loaded semiautomatic gun was found in a carry-on backpack of the 26-year-old Kodiak man trying to board an Anchorage-bound plane.

07/18/2013

TSA k9 works with an agent to screen passengers at an airport.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former TSA Worker Arrested On Bank Robbery Charge

Police in Gresham, Ore., have arrested a former Transportation Security Administration employee indicted in a March 12 bank robbery in the east Portland suburb.

06/05/2013

(John Moore/Getty Images)

Sea-Tac Security Breach Disrupts Airport

Officials at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport say a passenger entered a secure area through an exit lane Tuesday night, causing a security breach and prompting authorities to clear several concourses until the man was located.

CBS Seattle–03/20/2013

File photo of a TSA agent giving a pat-down. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Dying Woman Accuses TSA Of Forcing Her To Pull Back Feeding Tube Bandages

A woman dying from leukemia accuses TSA screeners of making her pull back her bandages from surgery during a pat-down.

10/09/2012

File photo of a TSA officer. (credit: Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

Police: Man Tries To Hide Loaded Gun In Airport Planter Box

Police at Portland International Airport say an Oregon man who was told he couldn’t carry a loaded gun through a security checkpoint disregarded the recommendation that he check the pistol through as luggage. They say the man dropped the gun in an airport planter box.

07/10/2012

Mug shot of John E. Brennan. (credit: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

Man Strips Naked At Portland Airport To Protest TSA Screenings

A man is arrested after stripping down naked at the Portland International Airport to protest TSA pat-downs.

04/18/2012

credit: Natalie Behring/Getty Images

TSA Says Pre-Check Coming to SeaTac Airport

The Transportation Security Administration says it will be using Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s north security checkpoint for its new expedited screening program.

04/16/2012

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