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  • Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next?

    Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next?
    Are you tired of having airport security screeners toss away your bottles of water, shampoo or lotion? Change is on the way in some parts of the world. Ohio research and development company Battelle has built a screening device that London’s...
  • Alleged LAX shooter indicted by federal grand jury

    The man accused in the fatal shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on 11 felony counts, including murder and attempted murder, prosecutors announced. Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, was charged with...
  • Survey finds 59% support arming of TSA agents

    Survey finds 59% support arming of TSA agents
    Just over a month after the killing of a Transportation Security Administration officer at Los Angeles International Airport, 59% of those polled by a conservative think tank say TSA agents should be armed. The telephone survey of 1,011 people,...
  • TSA agents confiscate toy gun from sock monkey

    TSA agents confiscate toy gun from sock monkey
    TSA agents disarmed a sock monkey a passenger was carrying, saying the toy gun in the monkey's miniature holster was too realistic looking, according to KING5.com. The sock monkey was dressed as a cowboy and named "Rooster Monkburn" after the...
  • Here's the fast lane of airport screening

    Here's the fast lane of airport screening
    More than 25 million people have left their coats and shoes on their bodies, their laptops and 3-ounce liquids packed away and walked through a metal detector rather than a body scanner since the 2011 launch of the Transportation Security Administration's...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters calls for improved security at LAX

    In the wake of last month's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, a local congresswoman has called for improvements to airport security, including the permanent assignment of armed police officers near passenger screening checkpoints....
  • Alleged LAX gunman could face death penalty

    The alleged gunman behind the fatal shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport could face the death penalty. Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 11 felony counts, including murder and attempted murder,...
  • Avoiding those airport lines -- at least some of the time

    Avoiding those airport lines -- at least some of the time
    Airport Security. The TSA has opened up enrollment in its "Precheck" DHS Trusted Traveler program to anyone who wants to join -- and pay the $85 fee for five years participation. As a Trusted Traveler, you are eligible to use the presumably-shorter...
  • TSA finds 20% more firearms at airports in 2013

    TSA finds 20% more firearms at airports in 2013
    Have gun -- won’t travel. Last year, the Transportation Security Administration officers uncovered 1,828 firearms at airports nationwide, a 20% increase from 2012, according to a study by Northwestern University’s Medill School of...
  • Supreme Court hears dispute over airline's report of 'unstable pilot'

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court grappled Monday with whether to expand legal protections for airlines that report "suspicious" activity to the Transportation Security Administration, even if such information later turns out to be exaggerated or...
  • 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...
  • Fliers can finish PreCheck process in Glendale, Carson, Signal Hill

    Fliers can finish PreCheck process in Glendale, Carson, Signal Hill
    Travelers who want to complete their applications for expedited airport security screening may do so beginning Wednesday in Glendale, Carson and Signal Hill, the Transportation Security Administration has announced. For $85, the TSA is offering...