| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:42 PM
In the annals of strange things found by Transportation Security Administration workers in passengers' luggage, this discovery might have been one of the more potentially explosive.
Last week while checking bags for a departing flight from Kahului...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Mayor Eric Garcetti will join a ceremony at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting at Terminal 3 that claimed the life of Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo I. Hernandez.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Robert MacLean, an air marshal from south Orange County, learned from a text message of the government's plan to stop using armed marshals on overnight flights from Las Vegas. The aim was to save money.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:26 PM
You would not believe the things that some people try to carry onto an airplane, says Transportation Security Administration spokesman Michael McCarthy.
From handbags with brass knuckles attached to them, to kitchen knives, to wrenches, McCarthy...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:47 PM
With nearly two months left in the year, airport security agents have already confiscated 1,855 firearms from passengers -- more than in all of 2013.
The Transportation Security Administration said 1,471 of those handguns and rifles were loaded, with...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:18 PM
So you've bought your tickets for Thanksgiving travel — if you haven't, expect to pay more — and you're ready to face the crowds at Orlando International Airport.
There are some tricks that can make your experience less nerve-racking.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole, who will retire from his post at the end of the year, thinks passengers who have been vetted by the agency's PreCheck Program should be allowed to take their bottled water through airport...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Airport screeners are wasting their time trying to spot bad guys simply by checking out the body language of travelers.
That is the conclusion of a new report published by the American Psychological Assn. It said security agents are 20 times more...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Orlando International Airport leaders likely will decide in February whether to fire the federal Transportation Security Administration security officers and replace them with private security guards.
A committee put in place 18 months ago – and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Three pounds of cocaine wrapped in plastic -- and raw meat -- and stowed inside a suitcase didn't make it past security at San Jose International Airport.
The recent hidden-drugs fail was included in a TSA roundup under "artfully concealed prohibited...