| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Have gun -- won’t travel.
Last year, the Transportation Security Administration officers uncovered 1,828 firearms at airports nationwide, a 20% increase from 2012, according to a study by Northwestern University’s Medill School of...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Question: Each year half a million knee replacements are done in this country, and almost as many hip replacements. These metal implants almost always set off the alarm in the screenings (I know). But the screening of a traveler with an implant is quite...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Paul Anthony Ciancia pleaded not guilty Thursday to 11 federal counts, including murder and attempted murder, in connection with the Nov. 1 shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport that left a Transportation Security Administration officer...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The man accused of a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport that left one federal transportation agent dead is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, is expected to enter a plea on the 11 counts,...
| Dec 25, 2013
Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Question: I took my family on a trip to Seattle on Alaska Airlines in August. While unpacking my luggage in my hotel room, I found a nasty surprise: a filthy latex glove. Obviously, someone had gone through my belongings and left it behind. Besides the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX.
The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:16 AM
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....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Members of the U.S. military get an early Christmas present Friday: access to faster screening lines at about 100 airports across the country.
The Transportation Security Administration allows travelers to speed through its so-called PreCheck lines...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The alleged gunman behind the fatal shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport could face the death penalty.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 11 felony counts, including murder and attempted murder,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The man accused in the fatal shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on 11 felony counts, including murder and attempted murder, prosecutors announced.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, was charged with...