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  • 7 things you need to know to survive Thanksgiving travel

    7 things you need to know to survive Thanksgiving travel
    If you're traveling during the Thanksgiving weekend, you expect crowds on the roads and at airports. Here's are 7 things you need to know to survive the madness. Survive? Well, yes. That's because you'll be one of 3.5 million Southern Californians...
  • Have cake, will travel — but take care

     Have cake, will travel — but take care
    You plan to travel. You plan to travel with cake. Why not? It's good company, and unlikely to snag the window seat. First, you contact the Transportation Security Administration. These days, transportation security is administered with rigor, and you...
  • Knives at LAX, JFK restaurants raise security concerns

    Knives at LAX, JFK restaurants raise security concerns
    As part of a $1.9-billion upgrade last year, Los Angeles International Airport added a slate of high-end shops and classy restaurants at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, including the 6,000-square-foot steak house III Forks. Airport officials and...
  • Record 1,855 guns and rifles confiscated at U.S. airports

    Record 1,855 guns and rifles confiscated at U.S. airports
    With nearly two months left in the year, airport security agents have already confiscated 1,855 firearms from passengers -- more than in all of 2013. The Transportation Security Administration said 1,471 of those handguns and rifles were loaded, with...
  • Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA

    Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA
    So you've bought your tickets for Thanksgiving travel — if you haven't, expect to pay more — and you're ready to face the crowds at Orlando International Airport. There are some tricks that can make your experience less nerve-racking. Take...
  • Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit

    Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit
    Get ready to pay more when you fly. The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue. The...
  • TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers

    TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers
    A requirement that passengers on U.S.-bound flights power up electronic devices at overseas airport security checkpoints is being expanded to some fliers on domestic flights, government officials say. The Transportation Security Administration called...
  • New international security: Cellphones must be able to power up

    New international security: Cellphones must be able to power up
    The Transportation Security Administration has called for increased security measures for passengers flying to the U.S. from certain countries amid fears that terrorists have developed new bomb-making techniques. During screening of passengers flying to...
  • TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports

    TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports
    The flood of weapons uncovered by airport screeners continues to grow, despite repeated warnings by the Transportation Security Administration. In May, the TSA discovered a record 65 firearms on passengers in one week, including 45 loaded guns. The...
  • ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash

    ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash
    The late-night scene outside the bank in west suburban LaGrange unfolded like a bad Hollywood script, complete with a burqa-wearing bank robber, a suitcase full of cash, a getaway driver and an alleged plot to escape to a tropical island with the spoils,...
  • TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage

    TSA to extend 'risk-based security' system to screening luggage
    The Transportation Security Administration has been moving away from a system that assumes all passengers, including children and the elderly, pose the same security risk. For example, the TSA now operates PreCheck lines at 115 airports that let...