Sen. Schumer: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs

  • LA Metro / Dave Sotero via AP

    A pair of stand-off explosion detection units are deployed in The Metro in Los Angeles.

ALBANY, N.Y. — Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station, but U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday the Transportation Security Administration should speed up plans to deploy the technology nationally.