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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA finds 20% more firearms at airports in 2013

    TSA finds 20% more firearms at airports in 2013
    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...
  • On the Spot: A new knee, a new reason to hate airport screenings

    On the Spot: A new knee, a new reason to hate airport screenings
    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...
  • LAX shooting suspect Paul Ciancia pleads not guilty to all charges

    LAX shooting suspect Paul Ciancia pleads not guilty to all charges
    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...
  • Accused LAX gunman to be arraigned in federal court

    Accused LAX gunman to be arraigned in federal court
    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,...
  • Gina Marie Lindsey: She's piloting LAX into the 21st century

     Gina Marie Lindsey: She's piloting LAX into the 21st century
    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....
  • The case of the icky latex glove 'gift' in suitcase

    The case of the icky latex glove 'gift' in suitcase
    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...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    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...
  • 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....
  • Military members to get more access to fast airport screening lines

    Military members to get more access to fast airport screening lines
    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...
  • Alleged LAX gunman could face death penalty

    Alleged LAX gunman could face death penalty
    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,...
  • Alleged LAX shooter indicted by federal grand jury

    Alleged LAX shooter indicted by federal grand jury
    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...