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Space Saving Bags (Credit, Randy Yagi)

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

(Courtesy Connecticut State Police)

Law Enforcement Impersonator Arrested In Old Lyme

State police have arrested a law enforcement impersonator who stopped boaters using a commandeered vessel and who had a supply of weapons and ammunition in his police-style vehicle.

08/09/2013

Dan Connor (NFL Photos/Getty Images Sport)

Giants Linebacker Resolving Switchblade Case

New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor is on track to resolve a criminal case for having a switchblade in his luggage at the Philadelphia airport.

08/06/2013

FILE PHOTO - Bradley International Airport (ConnDOT photo)

Bomb Comment Arrest At Bradley Airport

Police say a man was arrested at a Connecticut airport after telling security agents that he had a bomb.

08/05/2013

Waterbury Man Sentenced In TSA Drug Case

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A Waterbury man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a drug-trafficking ring that prosecutors say also involved Transportation Security Administration officers. Prosecutors say 29-year-old […]

11/15/2012

TSA has responded more aggressively to criticisms of its operations. (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

TSA Responds To Security Criticism By Telling People To Remember 9/11 Attacks

The Transportation Security Administration has started to respond to wide criticism of its operations in a more aggressive manner.

10/24/2012

At the Stamford Police Department, US Attorney for Connecticut David Fein (left) and other law enforcement officials announce the arrests of TSA agents, out-of-state police officers, and alleged drug dealers from the Waterbury area in a drug trafficking bust. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former TSA Officer Sentenced In Drug Trafficking Scheme

A former federal Transportation Security Administration officer has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for bribery and extortion related to accepting cash in exchange for allowing what she believed were painkiller pills to pass through an airport.

09/20/2012

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Policeman Sentenced In Oxycodone Ring

A former police officer was sentenced in New Haven Federal Court to more than three years in prison for accepting cash payments from a man authorities say was an oxycodone trafficker to ensure he could carry large amounts of cash through airport security.

05/10/2012

File photo of bullets. (Photo by BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun In Toys At RI Airport Was ‘Custody Dispute’

A man whose child unknowingly had gun parts and ammunition hidden inside stuffed animals in his carry-on bag was involved in a custody dispute, officials at Rhode Island’s main airport said Wednesday.

05/09/2012

File image of a law enforcement officer with a confiscated weapon.   (Photo Credit: Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

Gun Parts Found In Stuffed Animals At RI Airport

Federal transportation officials said Tuesday they found gun components and ammunition hidden inside stuffed animals — including a Mickey Mouse — carried by a passenger at Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport on Monday, and that the incident was related to a domestic disagreement.

05/08/2012

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