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  • Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX

    Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX
    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. The...
  • TSA: Cannon barrel found on flight to California

    TSA: Cannon barrel found on flight to California
    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...
  • Frequent travelers give TSA low marks despite PreCheck expansion

    Frequent travelers give TSA low marks despite PreCheck expansion
    The Transportation Security Administration is falling flat in its efforts to win the hearts of frequent fliers. Nearly 86% of frequent fliers surveyed said the agency is doing a “poor” or a “fair” job. And that’s after...
  • Former TSA worker sentenced for ID theft fraud

    Former TSA worker sentenced for ID theft fraud
    A Broward man was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for identity theft and wire fraud last week after admitting he used Miami-Dade County public school students' stolen identities to file illegal tax returns. Donald Claude, 34, of...
  • A comfy alternative to pants for men

     A comfy alternative to pants for men
    At a recent birthday celebration for my friend Marena, partygoer Joe R. bustled up to me and asked, “Why don’t you answer questions from men?” I told him that I welcome guy questions but don’t get as many as I would like. However,...
  • TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm

    TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm
    The longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration will retire in December after 4 1/2 years leading the agency. John S. Pistole joined the TSA, which oversees passenger safety on airlines, trains and mass transit nationwide, after...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • Transportation Security Administration chief to retire

    Transportation Security Administration chief to retire
    The head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will retire after four and a half years leading the 60,000-employee agency, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. John Pistole, who has led TSA since June 2010, has overseen...
  • Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA

    Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA
    Deep in the bowels of Orlando International Airport is a small storage room crammed with plastic bins filled with power tools, hammers, samurai swords, meat cleavers and machetes. The seized items, which also include pocketknives, handguns and...
  • Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says

    Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says
    Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say. "If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
  • TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX

    TSA screener sentenced for role in drug smuggling operation at LAX
    A former TSA screener who was convicted for his role in a drug smuggling operation at LAX screening checkpoints was sentenced Monday to 80 months in prison, federal prosecutors said. Naral Richardson, 32, of South Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in March to...