| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
How much is it worth to you to get through airport security faster? Most people would pay about $50, according to a Harris Poll released Thursday.
Unfortunately for those folks, the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:32 PM
An investigation into a baggage theft operation at Los Angeles International Airport has grown rapidly, and authorities now say as many as 25 baggage handler may ultimately be detained in the case.
Police said the theft operation -- probably one of...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The Transportation Security Administration has been moving away from a system that assumes all passengers, including children and the elderly, pose the same security risk.
For example, the TSA now operates PreCheck lines at 115 airports that let...
| 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 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 11, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium.
From 5:30 p.m....
| 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 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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm...