| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
A federal air marshal who was fired in 2006 after exposing government plans to withdraw security from airliners asserted in U.S. Supreme Court filings Monday that the way the Transportation Security Administration restricts the release of sensitive...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago.
And the current 3-ounce limit on...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:02 PM
On Wednesday, John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration, met with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board to discuss TSA's Pre-Check program, which provides pre-screened trusted travelers with expedited passage through security at...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities.
City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Convenience vs. cash. We pay for all sorts of services to avoid hassle and stress. Should paying for TSA Precheck to speed through airport security screening be one of them?
But there are things to know before you decide. For example, you might...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker.
But are they getting through safer?
It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium.
From 5:30 p.m....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A section of Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated last week when a Stanford University professor was arrested on charges of bringing a World War II-era grenade through a security checkpoint in a carry-on bag.
It has become an all-too-common...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A Stanford professor arrested at LAX this week for carrying a World War II-era hand grenade said he put it in his luggage absentmindedly and he has been told the charges against him will be dropped.
Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices.