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  • LAX shooting: Have we become numb to mass shootings?

    LAX is not trending on Twitter. Seventy-two hours after a man opened fire on our gateway to the world, there is no discernible outcry for action, little apparent conversation at all. As I write these words, the latest mass shooting is not on the front...
  • Injured TSA worker: 'All I could think about was helping' people

    Injured TSA worker: 'All I could think about was helping' people
    A Transportation Security Administration worker injured in the deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport spoke to reporters for the first time Monday, saying his first thought was to help the passengers around him. Tony Grigsby, 36,...
  • Is LAX shooting the result of anti-government hatred?

    Is LAX shooting the result of anti-government hatred?
    Here are some of the places we expect to be safe: Airports. Military bases. Movie theaters. Elementary school classrooms. Grocery stores. Places of worship. Marathon finish lines. But we aren’t, and as Friday’s shooting at LAX reminds...
  • Letters: Questions about airport security

    Re "LAX shooting points up gaps in post-9/11 security," Nov. 3 Once again a shooting is being used by various vested interests to highlight the need for all sorts of new enhanced security measures and to point out "gaps" in security. This shooter...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss the LAX shooting probe and the TSA's response

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss the LAX shooting probe and the TSA's response
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we discuss the latest on the investigation into Friday’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport with Times reporter Kate Mather. On Monday, the union representing 45,000 federal security agents called for the creation...
  • Union urges arming TSA officers after LAX shooting

    Union urges arming TSA officers after LAX shooting
    When Congress formed the Transportation Security Administration two months after 9/11, the agency's mission was clear: Its officers would not carry guns or make arrests. Instead, they would focus on screening passengers for weapons, bombs and other...
  • Arm TSA agents? Readers say no.

    Arm TSA agents? Readers say no.
    It's a question that comes up often after high-profile shootings such as the one at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday: Who besides police officers should carry guns in the event that a shooter needs to be subdued before law enforcement can...
  • 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,...
  • Bob Hope Airport gets PreCheck, TSA's fast-lane screening

    Bob Hope Airport gets PreCheck, TSA's fast-lane screening
    Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport has begun offering PreCheck, the airport screening program that lets pre-approved travelers get through security faster. The Transportation Security Administration program is now in place at 103 airports across the U.S.;...
  • 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...
  • Friends, neighbors of slain TSA agent remember him as 'a great guy'

    On Saturday morning, police stood by as news trucks clogged the Porter Ranch street in front of the home of Gerardo Hernandez, the Transportation Safety Administration agent killed in Friday's shooting at LAX. Hernandez, 39, was the first TSA officer...
  • LAX Terminal 3 fully reopens after deadly shooting rampage

    LAX Terminal 3 fully reopens after deadly shooting rampage
    The Los Angeles International Airport terminal where a deadly shooting broke out Friday, killing one Transportation Safety Administration screener and sending hundreds of passengers scurrying for cover, was fully reopened early Saturday afternoon,...