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  • Shooting at LAX: TSA agent, alleged gunman wounded

    A Transportation Security Administration agent and a suspect were wounded in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, sources told the Los Angeles Times. Law enforcement officers were flooding the airport, authorities said, and...
  • Shooting at LAX: Witnesses describe gunfire, screaming, chaos

    Shooting at LAX: Witnesses describe gunfire, screaming, chaos
    Passengers described a scene of mayhem and chaos Friday morning as at least two people -- including a federal transportation agent -- were wounded in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport . A suspect was in custody. Vernon Cardenas, 45, of...
  • LAX shooting: Gunman targeted TSA officers, wrote anti-government note

    LAX shooting: Gunman targeted TSA officers, wrote anti-government note
    LAX shooting: The latest A composed, solitary gunman shot his way into Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, killing a transit security screener and injuring at least one more before being wounded by police and taken into custody. The...
  • Slain TSA agent identified in LAX shooting

    Slain TSA agent identified in LAX shooting
    Transportation Security Administration officials Friday night identified the agent killed in a rampage at LAX as Gerardo I. Hernandez, 39. Officials provided no details about Hernandez. A second TSA agent was also shot at LAX, but he has not been...
  • LAX shooting: Gunman left anti-government note, targeted TSA

    LAX shooting: Gunman left anti-government note, targeted TSA
    Authorities found an anti-government note next to the man who allegedly opened fire at LAX on Friday, according to law enforcement sources. In the note, Paul Ciancia, 23, expressed “his disappointment with government” and said he had no...
  • Amazon hiring for more than 5,000 full-time warehouse jobs

    Amazon hiring for more than 5,000 full-time warehouse jobs
    Amazon.com Inc. is going on a hiring binge. The Seattle-based company said Monday it will immediately begin to fill more than 5,000 full-time warehouse jobs and about 2,000 customer service jobs. The positions are available at 17 distribution...
  • Bag fees rise at Spirit Airlines on Jan. 1

    Bag fees rise at Spirit Airlines on Jan. 1
    Spirit Airlines, the carrier with 72 different passenger fees in eight categories, is raising its baggage fees in the new year. The "good" news is that the increase is only $1 per bag and only for fees you pay online when you book your flight. Spirit'...
  • Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold

    Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold
    Officials expect between 8 and 10 inches of snow to cover the Chicago area by early Sunday evening, right before dangerously low temperatures set in for the beginning of the work week. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning...
  • No injuries when engine housing falls off plane leaving O'Hare

    No injuries when engine housing falls off plane leaving O'Hare
    A Spirit Airlines plane had to return to O'Hare International Airport soon after takeoff when part of the housing for one of its engines fell off, officials said. No one was injured when the cowling for the right engine on Flight 409, headed for Fort...
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January. The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....
  • Spirit reaches tentative deal with flight attendants

    After nearly seven years of negotiations, Spirit Airlines may have averted another major strike. On Friday, the low-cost carrier announced it had reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract with its approximately 1,300 flight attendants. The...