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  • LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans

    LAX officials outline improvements to emergency plans

    Los Angeles airport officials on Tuesday told a City Council committee that improvements in training, communications and emergency management are on the way in the aftermath of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. The measures include better communication and coordination...

  • Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing

    Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing

    The lessons learned from the emergency response to last November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be reviewed Friday during a congressional committee hearing at LAX. The shooting raised immediate questions about airport security and emergency reponse, prompting in-depth...

  • Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing

    Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing

    After the chaotic evacuation of passenger terminals in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said they are making significant improvements to emergency response plans. The measures include a special team of 300 airport officials to assist stranded passengers...

  • Man gets 15 years in 1979 killing

    Man gets 15 years in 1979 killing

    A DNA sample linked Leonard Alex Dominguez to the strangulation of Sandra Phillips, who worked as an escort. An appeal is planned.

  • Garcetti nominee for Westside planning panel withdraws name

    Garcetti nominee for Westside planning panel withdraws name

    Community groups targeted Jaime Lee, chief executive of Jamison Realty, saying her firm had a history of challenging and ignoring the city's billboard laws.

  • Rep. Maxine Waters calls for improved security at LAX

    Rep. Maxine Waters calls for improved security at LAX

    In the wake of last month's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, a local congresswoman has called for improvements to airport security, including the permanent assignment of armed police officers near passenger screening checkpoints. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) also urged...

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