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  • LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January

    LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by early January whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man charged in last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.  Prosecutors told a judge Monday that they were still...
  • Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling

    Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling
    The Justice Department on Monday issued new guidelines to federal law enforcement officers that will regulate their use of racial profiling in investigations, an update to a policy first put in place in 2003 by then-Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft. The...
  • San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays

    San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays
    Up to 1,000 food workers at San Francisco International Airport went on strike Thursday morning, closing many of the airport’s restaurants amid a winter storm that’s delaying flights out of the Bay Area for hours. “Travelers –...
  • Airport travel tips: What's allowed and what's not

    Airport travel tips: What's allowed and what's not
    Security officials have a simple request for the 1.5 million people traveling through Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this holiday season. Leave your machetes at home. Store them with your guns and knives, because all of those things...
  • Who's stupid enough to try to bring weapons onto an airliner?

    Who's stupid enough to try to bring weapons onto an airliner?
    Seriously, how incredibly stupid does someone have to be to try to smuggle a weapon on board an airliner these days? It isn’t as though we haven’t been warned enough. It isn’t like we don’t have to keep our toiletries down to...
  • 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...
  • New federal guidelines to limit racial profiling fall short

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. released new guidelines last week aimed at limiting profiling by federal law-enforcement officers. Though he should be commended for tackling the issue, the new guidelines leave much to be desired. Their goal is to...
  • TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record

    TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record
    Despite civil penalties and the possibility of arrest, fliers continue to bring more guns through airport security checkpoints, with screeners discovering 2,000 firearms so far this year. As of Dec. 1, the total number of handguns and rifles uncovered...
  • Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles

    Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles
    A humanoid robot with a head, hands and feet and wearing stylish red sneakers boarded a flight for Germany at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, becoming what was billed as the first robot traveling as a paid passenger on an airline. The...
  • Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA

    Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA
    U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has received license to be a pain-in-the-neck to a handful of federal agencies and maybe find new savings of tax dollars, as he will chair a new committee designed to oversee and investigate their operations. Mica...
  • Prosecutors to seek death penalty in fatal LAX shooting

    Prosecutors to seek death penalty in fatal LAX shooting
    Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man charged in the 2013 attack that killed a TSA officer at Los Angeles International Airport, according to a document filed in federal court Friday. Paul Anthony Ciancia, 24, was charged...