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US Air Marshal Stabbed With Mystery Syringe

Marshal is flown back from Nigeria, put in quarantine

(Newser) - A US air marshal was attacked with a syringe at an airport in Lagos, Nigeria, yesterday and injected with an unknown substance, Fox News reports. The TSA says he received "precautionary medication" and was flown to Houston with his team, where he was put in quarantine for fear he... More »

Air Marshal Took Upskirt Pics of Fliers: Cops

He's charged with disorderly conduct

(Newser) - A federal air marshal was removed from a plane after police say he was caught taking upskirt photos of at least one passenger. The discovery and arrest yesterday happened on a flight from Nashville to Tampa and delayed the flight about an hour. The man who first reported the problem... More »

Crazed Flier Tries to Open Plane Door

Two flights diverted over security concerns

(Newser) - An apparently deranged passenger tried to open a door mid-flight yesterday on a Continental plane en route from Houston to Chicago. An air marshal tackled the flier when a flight attendant screamed, and the plane was immediately diverted to St. Louis. There were no other details about the passenger, but... More »

US Air Marshals Who Busted Judge's Wife Flee Brazil

Their passports were confiscated after restraining drunk

(Newser) - Two US air marshals who were charged with assault and had their passports confiscated after arresting a judge's drunk wife on a flight to Brazil used alternate travel documents to flee the country, sources tell CNN . The woman, the wife of a prominent Brazilian judge, bit one of the marshals... More »

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