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  • CO: Common Sense Prevails, No Charges for Rep Who Forgot Gun was in Carry-on

    12/24/2017 5:44:46 AM PST · by marktwain · 33 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 December, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    In a show of common sense, no charges were filed against State Representative Lori Saine, R-Firestone. Lori had forgotten that her personal, legal, self-defense firearm was in her carry-on luggage. From DENVER — The Boulder County District Attorney has decided not to press charges against Colorado State Rep. Lori Saine, R-Firestone, who was arrested December 5 after carrying a loaded gun through security at Denver International Airport.In a statement released Thursday, Boulder District Attorney Stanley Garnett's office said a criminal case against Saine could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and charges “are not appropriate.” She was...
  • United Airlines will charge extra fee for use of overhead bins

    12/06/2016 1:14:37 PM PST · by T-Bird45 · 101 replies
    WMAR-TV2 ^ | 12/6/16 | Bretton Keenan
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The coveted carry-on bag. Not checking your bag has its perks--avoid waiting around at baggage claim at the end of your flight, or worrying about losing it, and it's cheaper. Or, at least, it used to be. United Airlines just announced a new ticket option called "Basic Economy," banning the use of overhead bins for luggage. So now you're stuck with either paying for a checked bag, or paying for a more expensive ticket to bring it on the flight with you. According to a release from U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer's office, United expects the plan...
  • Romney vows to carry on with campaign

    01/29/2008 9:05:48 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 218 replies · 1,220+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/29/08 | Glen Johnson - ap
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Republican Mitt Romney, his family and supporters vowed to carry his campaign into the vote-rich Super Tuesday contests next week after narrowly losing Florida's primary to rival John McCain. In his concession speech Tuesday night, Romney issued a call to arms to conservatives to support him, vowing to cut federal spending, end illegal immigration and teach children "that before they have babies, they should get married." But it was his wife, Ann, who took the microphone after Romney delivered nine minutes of prepared remarks, who explained the reasons for continuing. "We feel as though the conservatives...
  • 68 pieces of luggage found in dumpster

    12/28/2006 6:34:19 AM PST · by WestTexasWend · 34 replies · 1,588+ views
    HOUSTON (AP) - Airline workers are trying to match 68 pieces of stolen luggage with lost claims while police search for clues into the theft of the bags that were found in a trash container outside a pet store near George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The bags found Tuesday were from passengers of as many as nine airlines and all appeared to have been rummaged through, said Sgt. Nate McDuell, a Houston police spokesman. Authorities have not identified any suspects or a motive. They are interviewing employees of Pet City, who reported the luggage Tuesday, and people who may have handled...
  • Airliner delayed after passengers carry on drinks (purchased at the airport)

    08/18/2006 1:30:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 1,040+ views
    ap on Riverside Press Enterprise ^ | 8/18/06 | AP - Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES An airliner bound for New York was delayed nearly an hour Friday after the crew discovered some passengers had carried on drinks purchased at the airport, and the pilot requested the plane be rechecked by security screeners. American Airlines Flight 40 was scheduled to leave for John F. Kennedy International Airport at 11 a.m. and was being boarded when the drinks were discovered. "The passengers were deplaned at the captain's request," said Nancy Castles, a spokeswoman for Los Angeles International Airport. "The liquids were surrendered or tossed or discarded. They conducted a security check of the plane, and...
  • Sisters Carry on Family Tradition (Enlist in the USMC)

    01/25/2006 6:18:46 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 462+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Jan 25, 2006 | Sgt. Ryan E. Ohare
    U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 3 Lauren LaVine signs the enlistment contract for his two daughters, Nicole and Shannon, after they were sworn into the Marine Corps Jan 23, at Naval Station, Pearl Harbor. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ryan E. Ohare U.S. Marine Corps Shannon and Nicole LaVine Sisters Carry on Family Tradition By Sgt. Ryan E. Ohare Marine Forces Pacific CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii, Jan. 25, 2006 — The United States Marine Corps is a service rich in tradition and customs. For centuries, sons and daughters have followed in the footsteps of their parents and...
  • Not even fruitcakes are welcome as carry-on baggage: security official (WMD?)

    12/10/2003 3:47:43 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies · 287+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/09/03
    Not even fruitcakes are welcome as carry-on baggage: security official Tue Dec 9, 4:15 PM ET MONTREAL (CP) - Holiday travellers are being advised to forget the fruitcake as carry-on luggage if they want to avoid delays when boarding planes over the holiday season. The head of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority said Tuesday about 500,000 prohibited items have been intercepted at Canada's 89 airports during the past six months. Jacques Duchesneau said the public still isn't aware of what is allowed on board. He said a lot of scissors and Swiss Army knives are still being confiscated along...