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Miami International Airport

MIA Gets $100 Million To Upgrade Baggage Screening

The Miami International Airport has gone through major transformations in the last few years and the changes will continue after the Transportation Security Administration gave the airport $101 million for a new baggage screening system.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

(CBS4) Crowds gather at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport as folks try to leave South Florida and head north ahead of Hurricane Irene.

Ft. Lauderdale Airport Tops All Florida Airports In Guns Seized

Guns, guns and more guns. For the second year in a row, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has intercepted more guns than any other airport in Florida.

10/28/2013

Several people were sickened after an unknown pesticide leaked in someone's luggage. (CBS4)

Pesticide Spill Sickens 5 TSA Agents At MIA

Five Transportation Safety Administration screeners were taken to the hospital Monday after officials say they inhaled a pesticide while checking luggage at Miami International Airport.

CBS4–07/29/2013

A cultural tradition raised red flags at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International on Wednesday afternoon when screeners found what appeared to be human skull parts in the belongings of two women. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Skull Parts Found At Ft. Lauderdale’s Airport

A cultural tradition raised red flags at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International on Wednesday afternoon when screeners found what appeared to be skull parts in the belongings of two women.

04/24/2013

A Miami bound United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey was delayed for several hours after a threat was reportedly made.  (Source: Susan Hirschfeld)

Threat Delays Miami Bound United Air Flight

A Miami bound United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey was delayed for several hours after a threat was reportedly made.

CBS4–03/17/2013

A US Air Force Thunderbirds F16 jet perf

Sequester Grounds Thunderbirds For Lauderdale Air Show

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be grounded for this year’s Lauderdale Air Show in April as a result of the federal budget sequester.

03/03/2013

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TSA Agents Recognized For Helping Snare Suspected Identity Thieves

A pair of Transportation Security Officers were recognized Friday for their efforts in catching a pair of suspected identity thieves at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

CBS4–03/01/2013

Identity Theft

EXCLUSIVE: BSO Says Identity Thieves Caught At Airport

Bound for Baltimore, two men sparked the attention of Transportation Security Agents and were caught with the personal information of hundreds of people in their luggage, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

CBS4–02/27/2013

Andrew Smeal  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

TSA Worker Charged With Possession Of Child Porn

A South Florida Transportation Security Administration employee was arrested after investigators reportedly found two dozen videos featuring child pornography on his home computer.

CBS4–09/12/2012

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Ft. Lauderdale Airport Terminal Open After Brief Evacuation

Terminal 2 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport is back in business after passengers and employees were forced to evacuate.

CBS4–05/18/2012

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