TSA Stopped Over 1,800 Firearms at Airport Checkpoints Nationwide During the Third Quarter of 2023; Expects to Surpass Last Year’s Record of 6,542 Firearm Interceptions by the End of the Year

Passengers traveling with a firearm must properly pack it in checked baggage and declare it to the airline majority of firearms are detected in carry-on bags 

WASHINGTON – During the first three quarters of 2023, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted 5,072 firearms at airport security checkpoints, and at the current rate, the agency will surpass last year’s record 6,542 firearms prevented from getting onboard aircraft.Read full story

Plaza Drive Closure


September 18, 2023 to September 22, 2023

Roadwork will begin.  Access to driveways will be available as much as possible.  Residents will have access at night.  Digging will begin on NORTH SIDE (RED AREA) of Roadway.

Monday, September 25, 2023 to Tuesday, September 26, 2023 – RED AREA

Access to North Side Driveways will be unavailable.Read full story

Transportation Security Administration Seeks Comments on Proposed Regulation Regarding Mobile Driver’s Licenses and REAL ID-Compliant Identification

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow the continued use of mobile driver’s licenses (mDL) at TSA airport security checkpoints beyond the 2025 REAL ID implementation deadline.

This proposed rule would allow for continued use of mDLs at participating TSA checkpoints after May 7, 2025, when passengers will be required to show REAL ID-compliant identification.Read full story

Ohio Traffic Safety Office Receives Grant to Help Law Enforcement Identify & Remove Impaired Drivers from the Road

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) was recently awarded a $15,087 grant from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and Responsibility.org to strengthen law enforcement’s ability to detect and deter impaired drivers on Ohio’s roads.

Officers will be trained to use DAX Evidence Recorders, which use high-definition digital video technology to record the eye movements and other physical responses of suspected impaired drivers.Read full story

Telos Corporation Becomes TSA’s Second Official TSA PreCheck® Enrollment Provider

WASHINGTON The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it is expanding TSA PreCheck® with Telos Corporation, which is now offering TSA PreCheck enrollment services at 10 locations.

Since TSA first launched the TSA PreCheck application program as a DHS Trusted Traveler Program for low-risk travelers in December 2013, active membership in the program has grown to more than 15 million passengers.Read full story