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  • Red Suitcase Reunited With Owner After Viral Facebook Post

    01/05/2018 11:37:38 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    NBC12 ^ | Friday, January 5th 2018 | Ian Cross
    After nearly two weeks and a Facebook post that likely reached millions of people across the country, a red suitcase found in Murrells Inlet on Christmas Day has been reunited with its owner. “OWNER FOUND OWNER FOUND!!! OWNER FOUND!!!!” Nick Arditi wrote in an update to his Facebook post on Thursday afternoon. “The suitcase belongs to a South Carolina police officer and his family!! The suitcase has been reunited with them .... Thanks to everyone for sharing this **around the world** so that we could find the owners as seen in below picture .... The girls were very grateful to...
  • Las Vegas hotels subject guests to luggage screening after massacre

    10/06/2017 9:15:47 AM PDT · by EnglishOnly · 43 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Oct 04, 2017 | Andrew Blake
    Las Vegas hotels are rethinking security protocols after a guest brought dozens of guns into his room at Mandalay Bay
  • Uber driver shares epic tale of how she picked up her boyfriend’s ‘side chick’ at the airport

    03/31/2017 5:06:54 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 47 replies ^ | MARCH 31, 2017 | Unknown
    An Uber driver from Florida named Bree has revealed how she inadvertently drove her boyfriend’s mistress to his house.
  • 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...
  • Detectives believe dead M16spy may have zipped himself in bag in bizarre sex game that went wrong

    09/11/2010 6:15:04 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 56 replies · 1+ views ^ | September 12, 2010 | Simon Walters and Glen Owen
    Snips from excerpt only website: His body was found in an extra-large North Face bag, a type which is favoured by explorers because of its 140 litres of storage capacity, durable material, double stitching, twin haul handles and locking zips.  Erotic asphyxiation is defined as the intentional restriction of oxygen to the brain for sexual arousal. There were also rumours that Mr Williams was the victim of a professional ‘hit’. Other theories included the suggestion that he had been murdered by Russian agents.  Tests on his body were ordered to establish whether he was poisoned, as happened when Polonium 210...
  • Police consider mass DNA screening of secret agents in hunt for spy in bag 'killer'.

    05/09/2012 7:14:50 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 4 replies
    MI6 agents could be asked to volunteer DNA as part of a renewed bid to discover how Gareth Williams died, the head of the Metropolitan Police confirmed yesterday.
  • UK Police Ask For Help In Case of Slain Intelligence Agent ( identify Mediterranean couple)

    09/06/2010 10:08:28 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 38 replies
    CNN Justice ^ | September 6, 2010 12:20 p.m. EDT | the CNN Wire Staff
    <p>London, England (CNN) -- Metropolitan police in London, England, appealed Monday for further information about last month's death of a man who worked for a British intelligence agency and whose naked body was found in a padlocked duffel bag in his bathroom.</p>
  • Thank you TSA

    01/01/2015 9:10:34 PM PST · by Dick Vomer · 63 replies
    Vanity | 1/1/15 | Me
    I'd like to thank the TSA for protecting our country by stealing my daughters makeup remover, hair products, and throwing all of her packed clothes back into her suitcase like a retarded monkey would. She is 17 and asked why they did that. She stopped herself and said "never mind , it's government people doing their stupid crap .". I was so proud of her and really want to thank the TSA thief by helping her see the true face of government employees.
  • UK Investigators: Crocodile Responsible for Plane Crash in the Congo

    07/13/2014 1:10:51 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Saturday, July 12, 2014 | David Harding
    Crocodile might be responsible for plane crash in the Congo: UK investigators • Only one person survived the crash — as did the toothy reptile, though it was killed with machetes by rescuers sifting through the plane's wreckage. A plane crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo that left 18 people dead may have been caused by a crocodile. The animal is thought to have climbed out of a hold midflight and spooked the crew and passengers. They all panicked and ran towards the cockpit, and the forward shift in weight may have caused the plane to plummet to the...
  • Woman Flying To SFO Checks Luggage Containing Explosives

    05/01/2012 1:26:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 80 replies
    CBS SF ^ | 5/1/12 | CBS SF
    NEWARK, NJ (CBS SF) — A New Jersey woman headed to San Francisco International Airport was briefly detained Tuesday after Transportation Security Administration screeners found explosive devices inside a suitcase she had checked for the flight, federal authorities told CBS San Francisco. TSA explosives experts said the woman’s luggage contained three small Claymore land mine casings, two of which were “packed with shrapnel.” .. ... TSA and local police confiscated the weapons, but allowed the woman – identified only as a resident of Union, New Jersey – to travel on a later flight to San Francisco.
  • The Stunning JFK Airport Baggage Scandal; 200 Thefts Per Day

    03/27/2012 6:15:44 PM PDT · by grundle · 65 replies
    CBS New York ^ | March 26, 2012
    Baggage Handlers, Jetway Workers, Security All In On Ongoing ScamNEW YORK (CBS 2) — Think twice before you check your luggage at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Cash, jewelry, electronics and other valuables are being stolen from passengers’ baggage at a staggering rate. It’s happening as a result of inside jobs that aren’t being stopped, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reports exclusively. All Rita Lamberg has left is an empty jewelry drawer and pictures of the $160,000 worth of watches, rings and necklaces that were stolen from her baggage at JFK Airport.“I am so sick. This is a lifetime, a lifetime...
  • Baby leopards, panthers, bear rescued from luggage at Thailand airport

    05/13/2011 11:08:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Thailand News ^ | 5/13/11
    Baby leopards, panthers, bear rescued from luggage at Thailand airportThailand News.Net Friday 13th May, 2011 (Source: Globe and Mail) Authorities at Thailand's international airport arrested a first-class passenger Friday whose suitcases were filled with baby leopards, panthers, a bear and monkeys. The animals had been drugged and were headed for Dubai.The man, a 36-year-old United Arab Emirates citizen, was waiting to check-in for his flight at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport when he was apprehended by undercover anti-trafficking officers, who had been monitoring him since his black market purchase of the rare and endangered animals, according to the FREELAND Foundation, an...
  • Man Bagged for Riding Luggage Conveyor at MIA

    10/14/2010 7:15:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Thu, Oct 14, 2010 | Todd Wright
    Man hitches a ride on luggage conveyor belt Remember those fun merry-go-round rides you used to enjoy when you were a kid? An airport luggage conveyor is not the adult equivalent. A man was arrested Thursday for being a big kid and jumping on the conveyor at Miami International Airport. Bradley Bromelow, 40, faces trespassing charges after he laid his 240-pound frame on the luggage conveyor belt and rode it behind the security wall. Airport personnel spotted the human body bag and quickly detained the man. When police arrived, Bromelow told them he did it to impress some friends, who...
  • FBI Meets 3 Men After Flight Lands at Mpls. - St. Paul Airport [Delta Flight 259 from Amsterdam]

    09/13/2010 5:52:16 PM PDT · by Cindy · 32 replies ^ | Updated: 09/13/2010 5:36 PM | by Scott Theisen
    SNIPPPET: "Three men who were on-board Delta flight 259 from Amsterdam were met by FBI agents Monday afternoon at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the FBI confirms. The FBI and other agencies responded to reports of suspicious activity." SNIPPET: "After interviewing the flight crew and passengers, the FBI did not find any indications of terrorism or criminal activity."
  • Small Luggage Explodes at Bush Airport (TX)

    05/04/2010 1:13:42 PM PDT · by txroadkill · 283 replies · 13,328+ views
    Fox News Houston ^ | 5/4/2010 | staff
    HOUSTON - A small piece of luggage exploded at Bush Intercontinental Airport on Tuesday afternoon. No injuries were reported. According to a spokeswoman for the Houston Airport System, the luggage exploded shortly after the jet landed around 2 p.m. Ground crews said they noticed something strange about the luggage and were working to remove it when the explosion occurred. While no injuries were reported

    02/10/2010 11:49:03 PM PST · by Cindy · 27 replies · 953+ views
    TIMES OF INDIA ^ | PTI, 11 February 2010, 08:20am IST | n/a
    NEW DELHI: SNIPPET: "The US national, identified as Winston Marshal Carmichael, was detained late last night after CISF personnel found knife in his hand baggage during the security check when he was to leave for Doha in a Qatar Airways flight, official sources said. ( Watch Video ) Reminiscent of the case of terror suspect David Headley, arrested in Chicago in October last for allegedly plotting terror strikes in India, Carmichael is a convert from Christianity to Islam. The New York resident changed his religion some 40 years ago. Carmichael, who was flying to Doha in a Qatar Airways flight,...
  • Open and shut case: Amazed Italian border guards...

    01/19/2010 4:50:47 AM PST · by myknowledge · 4 replies · 451+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | January 19, 2010 | Nick Pisa
    This was the amazing sight that greeted Italian immigration police during routine spot check - a teenage boy hidden in a suitcase as he tried to illegally enter the country. The 15-year-old Afghan boy was discovered curled into foetal position inside the case while his 17-year-old brother was hidden in the foot well covered with blankets. Officers immediately arrested the Greek driver of the car, Alexandros Lepesiotis, 42, and charged him with illegally smuggling people into the country. The discovery was made at the Adriatic port of Bari, a well known entry point for people smugglers, on a ferry which...
  • Bill would allow guns in Amtrak baggage

    09/17/2009 5:11:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies · 1,082+ views
    Times of the Internet ^ | 16 September, 2009 | UPI
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A measure to put Amtrak passengers on the same footing as airline passengers, allowing guns in checked-through baggage, was passed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday. The legislation, part of the transportation and housing appropriations bill, was approved 68-30. It would deny federal subsidies to Amtrak if it doesn't change its rules. The House version does not include the provision. Domestic airlines allow licensed gun owners to transport their weapons in their checked-through baggage. One senator said the gun measure "is going to put a severe burden" on Amtrak, CNN reported. But the measure's sponsor, Sen....
  • Will Airlines Charge Us a Fee for Carry-On Baggage?

    08/26/2009 4:52:57 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 38 replies · 1,290+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2009-08-26
    Fees for Airline Carry-Ons Could Lead to Universal Bag Sizes, Less Waiting. BY RICK SEANEY You know you want to, airlines. You're dying to do it. So which one of you will go first? I'm talking about charging passengers a fee for toting a carry-on bag. I know, it sounds crazy -- and I have no specific insider info -- but it's all the buzz with air travelers and you have to admit it's a logical progression: First the airlines charged a fee for a second checked bag, then for a first and, well, what's left? At the very least,...
  • Delta adds $5 to fee for bags checked at airport

    07/21/2009 8:00:21 AM PDT · by rawhide · 28 replies · 813+ views ^ | 7-21-09 | By Kelly Yamanouchi
    Delta Air Lines has added a $5 surcharge for paying checked baggage fees at the airport instead of online, matching moves by some other airlines. Atlanta-based Delta already charges $15 for the first checked bag and $25 for the second checked bag on domestic flights. But starting Aug. 4, Delta will start charging those who pay for checked bags at airport ticket counters, kiosks and curbs $20 for the first checked bag and $30 for the second checked bag, for tickets purchased July 15 or later. The fees for paying for checked bags online remain the same.