| Mar 20, 2014
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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.
| May 19, 2014
| 9:51 AM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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...
| May 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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 — ...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...