| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:31 AM
You plan to travel. You plan to travel with cake. Why not? It's good company, and unlikely to snag the window seat.
First, you contact the Transportation Security Administration. These days, transportation security is administered with rigor, and you...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 10:02 AM
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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:22 PM
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...
| 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.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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,...