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  • Alec Baldwin blasts TSA over pat-down of his baby, then backtracks

    Alec Baldwin blasts TSA over pat-down of his baby, then backtracks
    Alec Baldwin had choice words for the TSA following a return trip from the Bahamas, taking to Twitter yet again to air his grievances. And this time it had nothing to do with "Words With Friends." The tempermental "Blue Jasmine" actor, 55, got peeved...
  • 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...
  • Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014

    Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014
    The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand. That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
  • Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing

    Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing
    After the chaotic evacuation of passenger terminals in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said they are making significant improvements to emergency response plans. The measures include a special team of 300...
  • 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...
  • LAX shooting suspect due in court for first time Wednesday

    The man accused in a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport last month is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday, federal prosecutors said. Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, will not be asked to enter a plea at the 11 a.m....
  • TSA collects $500k in loose airport change. So who gets the money?

    WASHINGTON – Those nickels and dimes left behind by harried passengers at airport checkpoints sure add up -- to about $500,000 a year. But rather than let the Transportation Security Administration continue to use the unclaimed money to fund its...
  • TSA starts PreCheck, faster airport screening for qualified travelers

    TSA starts PreCheck, faster airport screening for qualified travelers
    If you’re strictly a domestic traveler and want to speed through airport security, the Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday will begin offering you a chance to join its PreCheck program. A center that will administer the TSA program...
  • Alleged LAX shooter due in court Wednesday on murder charge

    The 23-year-old man accused of going on a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport, killing a screener and injuring three others, is scheduled to be arraigned in court Wednesday. At the 11 a.m. hearing, a judge will ensure Paul...
  • On the Spot: A new knee, a new reason to hate airport screenings

    On the Spot: A new knee, a new reason to hate airport screenings
    Question: Each year half a million knee replacements are done in this country, and almost as many hip replacements. These metal implants almost always set off the alarm in the screenings (I know). But the screening of a traveler with an implant is quite...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind

    L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind
    With the Transportation Security Administration, there is almost always a method to the madness. For instance, fliers who found themselves standing out on the runway after the LAX shooting last November should have been relieved that they were out of...
  • In a post-9/11 America, a victory for 'see something, say something'

    In a post-9/11 America, a victory for 'see something, say something'
    This week the Supreme Court overturned a $1.2-million verdict awarded to a pilot who sued his employer for telling the Transportation Security Administration that he might be armed and mentally unstable. Because the decision was based on a 2001 law...