NFL begins bag policy at Hall of Fame game - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

NFL begins bag policy at Hall of Fame game

  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • DirecTV subscribers: You have options

    DirecTV subscribers: You have options

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:44:46 GMT
    At WTOL 11, nothing is more important to us than providing Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite CBS programming.
    At WTOL 11, nothing is more important to us than providing Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite CBS programming.
  • Family says man beaten, shot over mixed-race grandchildren

    Family says man beaten, shot over mixed-race grandchildren

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
    A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shot
    A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."

  • Ottawa County Sheriff's Dept. investigating Put-in-Bay Police Dept.

    Ottawa County Sheriff's Dept. investigating Put-in-Bay Police Dept.

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:17:58 GMT
    The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department has launched an investigation into complaints it's received about the Put-In-Bay Police Department. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is also getting involved. Sheriff
    The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is also getting involved.

By BARRY WILNER
AP Pro Football Writer

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - The NFL will begin its new clear bag policy for fans this weekend at the Hall of Fame inductions and game.

For security reasons, fans can no longer bring backpacks or large bags into stadiums. The NFL is ratcheting up its safety measures in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

The only bags that can be taken into game venues are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC that doesn't exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, including one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags.

NFL security director Jeffrey Miller says a secondary perimeter will be set up outside Fawcett Stadium, site of the inductions and the first preseason game, in which Miami plays Dallas. Fans will be reminded of the new policy, and the league plans to make acceptable bags available for fans before they line up to enter the stadium.

The regulations are posted at nfl.com/allclear.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.