| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:58 PM
An ex-TSA worker and former National Guardsman accused of making 9/11-related threats against Los Angeles International Airport didn't show any red flags, according to those who knew him.
Nna Alpha Onuoha, who was arrested Tuesday night at a...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:04 PM
WASHINGTON -- Outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller began the job a week before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He prepares to step down from the position 12 years later in a world that has changed completely — and with it the agency, which...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Just when you thought you understood how to apply for the Transportation Security Administration's expedited security screening program, the rules are changing -- for the better.
The TSA announced Friday that Americans who want to join PreCheck will...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The Transportation and Security Administration plans to roll out its PreCheck faster screening program to 60 more airports, including those in Burbank, Ontario and Long Beach, by the end of 2013, according to a TSA statement. Other California airports...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:47 AM
For an $85 fee, you can apply with the Transportation Security Administration to use the faster airport screening lines that were previously reserved for frequent fliers.
TSA chief John Pistole announced Friday a program to allow more travelers use...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:55 AM
A new pilot program to let travelers who pay a fee use faster airport screening lines is expected to draw more than 88,000 travelers in the first six months.
The Transportation Security Administration made the estimate as it prepares to expand the use...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Authorities said Wednesday that they have identified the man found with an explosive and artillery fuses in his luggage when he boarded a plane at John Wayne Airport.
Gregory Salyer, 23, from Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday after Transportation...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:57 PM
This post has been updated, as noted below.
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the Asiana Airlines flight crashed at San Francisco International Airport, passengers fled in all directions from the burning plane.
"You have to imagine the chaos of the scene," said...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The Transportation Security Administration is reviewing a report that one of its agents at Los Angeles International Airport tried to shame a teenage girl during the pre-flight security check.
According to Mark Frauenfelder, founder of the blog...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:09 PM
More than 200 people were briefly evacuated from a section of Bob Hope Airport on Thursday after a “mixup” at a security checkpoint may have allowed a passenger through without being properly screened, an official said.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Finally, I am a card-carrying member of the Global Entry program. After months of procrastination, I may now be able to enter the country more quickly. But that wasn't my primary goal. So why bother?
I confessed in a Dec. 30 On the Spot column that I...