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  • LAX shooting: Slain TSA agent identified as Gerardo I. Hernandez

    Transportation Security Administration officials Friday night identified the agent killed in a rampage at LAX as Gerardo I. Hernandez, 39. Officials provided no details about Hernandez. A second TSA agent was also shot at LAX, but he has not been...
  • At LAX, airlines ease restrictions, travelers hunt for alternatives

    At LAX, airlines ease restrictions, travelers hunt for alternatives
    As thousands of travelers dealt with delayed and canceled flights in the wake of Friday morning’s LAX shootings, several airlines loosened their rules for rebooking. But their offers varied. Here’s a round-up of what Alaska, American, Delta,...
  • Family of Santa Monica Airport crash victim sues pilot's estate

    Family of Santa Monica Airport crash victim sues pilot's estate
    The family of a woman killed in a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport in September has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of the deceased pilot. Kyla Dupont’s three sons filed the complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • Passenger chaos after LAX shootings brings official scrutiny

    Passenger chaos after LAX shootings brings official scrutiny
    Fleeing airline passengers spilled onto restricted aircraft ramps at Los Angeles International Airport. Travelers were stuck in terminals for hours with little information. Outside, people — many towing their luggage — streamed onto...
  • NTSB faults parade safety plans in Texas float crash that killed 4

    NTSB faults parade safety plans in Texas float crash that killed 4
    Officials in Midland, Texas, and organizers of a weekend celebration honoring military veterans bear some responsibility for a deadly crash between a freight train and a float carrying veterans and their loved ones, according to the National...
  • A new outlet mall is sprouting north of the Grapevine

    A new outlet mall is sprouting north of the Grapevine
    After a tedious car trip along Interstate 5's fabled Grapevine stretching north through the Tehachapi Mountains, nothing seems more welcome at times than the oasis of ready food and hot coffee brewing. Soon, you can do some serious shopping too. One...
  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • Deadly tour bus crashes: NTSB chief slams oversight of companies

    Deadly tour bus crashes: NTSB chief slams oversight of companies
    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday chastised federal regulators for lax oversight of the tour bus industry, citing the deadly crash in February near Yucaipa that killed seven passengers and seriously injured about a dozen...
  • For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier

    For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier
    Airlines and hotels don't have the best track record for showing compassion to travelers who face emergency situations. Refunds and fee waivers can be hard to come by. But Manhattan Beach resident Laura Mandracchia experienced a very different level...
  • L.A. Now Live: NTSB chief criticizes regulators for lax oversight

    L.A. Now Live: NTSB chief criticizes regulators for lax oversight
    Join a discussion with Times reporter Ari Bloomekatz at 9 a.m. about¬†the National Transportation Safety Board’s findings on a fatal bus crash in San Bernardino that showed the vehicle had significant maintenance issues and federal regulators...
  • 4 injured in explosion of hot air balloon near Temecula

    An explosion in a hot air balloon injured four passengers near Temecula early Saturday, authorities said.  One of the passengers was sent to a burn center and two transported to trauma centers, the Riverside County Fire Department said. A fourth...