| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communications and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:06 PM
The president of the union representing more than 45,000 Transportation Security Administration agents urged Congress and the agency on Monday to create a new class of officers that would be armed with weapons.
J. David Cox Sr., president of the ...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The Transportation Security Administration identified and seized more firearms at U.S. airports in 2013 than in any year since records have been kept — including more than two dozen at airports in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:19 PM
It was guns galore at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Orlando international airports, as both cracked the nation's top 10 for intercepted firearms in 2013.
Orlando International was eighth in the nation and first in Florida with 47 guns caught. The...
| Oct 25, 2013
OK, I give up. My father wins.
He's 87, my dad-dude, a tall and still-handsome white-haired guy who wears two hearing aids. Let's just note from the start that he's close to deaf, and his hearing aids are no help in a place like an airport, where the...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 19, 2014
New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...