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  • LAX shooting: Public is not ready for beefed up security, Beck says

    LAX shooting: Public is not ready for beefed up security, Beck says
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that he believes the American public is not ready to accept the level of airport security that would be needed to prevent another attack like last week's deadly shooting at LAX. "We can search every...
  • Don't go arming everyone

    Don't go arming everyone
    When new Police Chief Cecil Smith arrived in Sanford, Fla., in April, he suspended the city's neighborhood watch program — the one under whose auspices George Zimmerman had patrolled the streets until he fatally shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin....
  • Letters: The freedom to shoot people

    Re "Union urges armed TSA agents," Nov. 5 Rather than confronting the real problem — the easy availability and ubiquitous presence of guns in our society — arming some Transportation Security Administration agents would be yet another step...
  • Slain TSA agent honored with memorial flag ceremony at LAX

    Slain TSA agent honored with memorial flag ceremony at LAX
    Police and emergency vehicles made a slow two laps around Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday to honor the TSA agent slain in a shooting rampage there just five days before. The motorcade honoring Gerardo I. Hernandez -- a 39-year-old...
  • Want to create problems? Arm the TSA

    Want to create problems? Arm the TSA
    The recent shooting at Los Angeles International Airport has raised questions about how airport security can be improved, specifically, whether Transportation Security Administration airport screeners should be armed. In part, this reflects the natural...
  • LAX shooting: LAPD chief calls for more curbside cameras at airport

    LAX shooting: LAPD chief calls for more curbside cameras at airport
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said he would like to improve curbside camera surveillance at LAX, noting that police "struggled" to determine how a gunman arrived at the airport in last week's deadly rampage. The chief's comments came nearly a...
  • LAX shooting: Moment of silence planned for slain TSA agent

    LAX shooting: Moment of silence planned for slain TSA agent
    The Transportation Security Administration and airports nationwide will observe a moment of silence at 9:20 a.m. Friday in honor of Gerardo I. Hernandez, the screener who was killed in the line of duty during last week’s shooting at Los Angeles...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News TSA agents hold a  candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach in Los Angeles. A gunman identified by police as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, carried an assault-style rifle...
  • Letters: Lost at LAX

    Letters: Lost at LAX
    Re "LAX chaos brings calls for review," Nov. 6 We would like to add our story to the many now being heard about the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1. We are partners, ages 74 and 76, and were traveling to Vancouver with two of our...
  • Governor, Californians split on gun legislation

    Governor, Californians split on gun legislation
    SACRAMENTO — Lots of gun rumblings. The blood keeps spilling. And the carnage spreads. Start with the LAX shootings. The gun used by the government-hater to kill a checkpoint screener and wound three others? It was the type of firearm that would...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 7, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies restrain family members of a man suspected of burglarizing a market at Firestone Boulevard and Hooper Avenue in South L.A. on Wednesday as the man is wheeled to an ambulance....