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  • Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway

    Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway
    San Jose airport officials are downplaying a security breach that occurred earlier this week when a 62-year-old woman with a history of trespassing bypassed checkpoints and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles without a ticket. John...
  • Southwest flight stowaway to LAX: 'It was stupid'

    Southwest flight stowaway to LAX: 'It was stupid'
    A woman who snuck past two airport security checkpoints in San Jose and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles, where she was arrested, told reporters Wednesday that she wouldn’t do it again. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was charged with a...
  • San Jose airport, facing another security breach, downplays threat of passenger without ticket

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Despite the second major security breach this year, San Jose airport officials and the Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday downplayed this week's incident in which a well-known trespasser somehow boarded a plane and...
  • Southwest stowaway pleads no contest; must stay away from LAX

    Southwest stowaway pleads no contest; must stay away from LAX
    A 62-year-old woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to sneaking onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose and later landing in Los Angeles, officials said. Marilyn Hartman, who was charged with a misdemeanor count of entering the city as a...
  • Fliers of stowaway handed out before she was arrested again at LAX

    Police made fliers of a stowaway banned this week from LAX--believing she would return and make another attempt--before she was arrested again Thursday at the airport. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was taken into custody Thursday after officers spotted her...
  • Stowaway banned from LAX is arrested again after returning to airport

    A woman who was banned from Los Angeles International Airport after stowing away on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose earlier in the week was arrested at the airport again Thursday, authorities said. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was arrested Thursday...
  • Intercity rail has long been key part of airport's vision

    Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger-rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando. While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to...
  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say

    Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say
    The woman who sneaked onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose, only to be arrested as a stowaway roughly an hour later when the flight landed in Los Angeles, may have simply been seeking companionship from fellow passengers, authorities...
  • US Airways Express passengers now fly out of Terminal 4 at LAX

    US Airways Express passengers now fly out of Terminal 4 at LAX
    US Airways Express passengers flying out of Los Angeles International Airport need to check in at Terminal 4 starting Friday, an airport announcement says. Flights used to operate out of Terminal 3 where US Airways' other operations remain. The...
  • Miami rail link deserves state funding

    Miami rail link deserves state funding
    If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami. At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...