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  • Two different LAX shootings -- but similar failings

    Two different LAX shootings -- but similar failings
    A gunman walks into Los Angeles International Airport and opens fire, killing and wounding several people before being neutralized by security officers. First responders are lauded for their quick action and seeming efficiency, but a later review finds...
  • Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing

    Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing
    After the chaotic evacuation of passenger terminals in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said they are making significant improvements to emergency response plans. The measures include a special team of 300...
  • Accused LAX shooter expected to be moved to federal holding facility

    Accused LAX shooter expected to be moved to federal holding facility
    The man accused in the deadly shooting rampage last fall at Los Angeles International Airport is likely to be moved soon from a county jail to a federal holding facility, his attorney said in court Monday. Paul Anthony Ciancia entered a federal...
  • Airplanes' air may be clean, but what about cabin surfaces?

    Airplanes' air may be clean, but what about cabin surfaces?
    Government studies have debunked the long-held myth that air circulated in commercial planes is jampacked with disease-causing germs. Now comes a study that raises fears about germs on cabin surfaces. Microbiologists and engineers at Auburn University...
  • A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem

    A hand grenade at LAX points to growing security problem
    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...
  • Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped

    Man arrested for carrying grenade at LAX says charges will be dropped
    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...
  • Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare

    Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare
    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. In...
  • In Las Vegas, even the TSA security videos are entertaining

    In Las Vegas, even the TSA security videos are entertaining
    In true Las Vegas style, passengers awaiting security screening at the airport can enjoy a few laughs to help make the process a little less stressful. For years, McCarran International Airport has chosen entertaining videos instead of the usual signage...
  • Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules

    Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules
    A former TSA screener arrested on six federal charges after allegedly making a series of 9/11-related threats against LAX is not mentally competent to stand trial and must get treatment, a judge ruled Monday. Nna Alpha Onuoha, 30, is accused of...
  • Full-body scanners pulled from airports get use in prisons

    Responding to privacy concerns raised by travelers and civil rights groups, the Transportation Security Administration pulled 171 full-body scanners from airports last year. But the scanners — which cost between $130,000 and $170,000 each — ...
  • Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing

    Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing
    Americans don't love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it. In the last few years, the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create nude-like images of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...