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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA agent shot at Los Angeles airport died in two to five minutes

    TSA agent shot at Los Angeles airport died in two to five minutes
    The Transportation Security Administration agent who was killed at Los Angeles International Airport died within two to five minutes of being shot, coroner's officials said. Gerardo I. Hernandez, a 39-year-old father of two, was shot multiple times,...
  • Hall of Famer Bill Russell arrested for having loaded gun in luggage

    SEATAC, Wash. -- Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was arrested this week at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after Transportation Security Administration officials found a loaded gun in his luggage. Russell was arrested Wednesday night as he...
  • Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent

     Global Entry's zip through security, customs is money well spent
    Here's the most amazing thing that happened the first time I used Global Entry for getting back into the country and speeding through security: nothing. In these days of governmental shutdowns and bipartisan squabbling, this Trusted Traveler program...
  • 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: Thousands of frustrated passengers stranded

    In the aftermath of a shooting at LAX on Friday that left one Transportation Security Administration dead and three others wounded, stranded air travelers were trying to make new plans or find their way home. The roads are blocked off near the...
  • 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...
  • L.A. councilman faults 'gaps in communication' after LAX shooting

    L.A. councilman faults 'gaps in communication' after LAX shooting
    A Los Angeles City Council member Tuesday criticized what he called "gaps in communication" between Los Angeles International Airport workers and thousands of stranded, evacuated passengers in the hours after Friday's shooting.   Councilman Mike Bonin,...
  • FBI director Robert Mueller honored for 12 years of leadership

    FBI director Robert Mueller honored for 12 years of leadership
    WASHINGTON -- Outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller began the job a week before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He prepares to step down from the position 12 years later in a world that has changed completely — and with it the agency, which...
  • LAX shooting: No decision yet on whether to seek death penalty

    Federal prosecutors said this week that Atty. Gen. Eric Holder has not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty against Paul Ciancia, the man accused in the deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport. Ciancia, 23, has been charged...
  • LAX shooting: Public is not ready for beefed up security, Beck says

    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that he believes the American public is not ready to accept the level of airport security that would be needed to prevent another attack like last week's deadly shooting at LAX. "We can search every...
  • Don't go arming everyone

    Don't go arming everyone
    When new Police Chief Cecil Smith arrived in Sanford, Fla., in April, he suspended the city's neighborhood watch program — the one under whose auspices George Zimmerman had patrolled the streets until he fatally shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin....
  • Letters: The freedom to shoot people

    Re "Union urges armed TSA agents," Nov. 5 Rather than confronting the real problem — the easy availability and ubiquitous presence of guns in our society — arming some Transportation Security Administration agents would be yet another step...