TSA: Security procedures changing for seniors

New security procedures aimed at making it easier for seniors to get through airport security are coming to local airports this weekend, officials say. The

LONG BEACH - New security procedures aimed at making it easier for seniors to get through airport security are coming to local airports this weekend, officials say. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says it's modifying screening procedures for passengers ages 75 and older. The new system is "intelligence-driven," and elderly travelers will no longer have to remove shoes and light jackets at security, the TSA says. The changes may have been sparked by a Long Beach woman who says she was subjected to a strip-search last Thanksgiving. Lorraine Zimmerman, 86, says she was heading to Florida when security agents pulled her into a separate room and asked her to pull her pants down. Zimmerman says the changes seem like a step in the right direction.

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