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Transportation Security Administration

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  • Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing

    Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing
    The lessons learned from the emergency response to last November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be reviewed Friday during a congressional committee hearing at LAX. The shooting raised immediate questions about airport...
  • Speedier screening may be coming to an airport near you

    Speedier screening may be coming to an airport near you
    In the near future, airline passengers may be screened for weapons without having to stop walking or remove their coats and shoes. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is pushing for private contractors to create a screening machine with "screen and...
  • TSA calls for more police at checkpoints in airports

    TSA calls for more police at checkpoints in airports
    The Transportation Security Administration has called for an increased police presence at its checkpoints at airports nationwide, one of several steps the agency plans to take to improve security after November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles...
  • Business Traveler Creates New Line Of TSA-Friendly Toiletries

    Call it a travel buzz kill. You arrive at your destination and find that the bottles of toiletries in your suitcase have leaked all over your wardrobe. It's an experience Kevin Garrity is all too familiar with. The Connecticut road warrior has racked up...
  • LAX baggage-heist case may be one of airport's largest

    LAX baggage-heist case may be one of airport's largest
    In what officials believe is one of the biggest baggage theft operations in Los Angeles International Airport history, authorities on Thursday said they suspect at least 14 baggage handlers of stealing thousands of dollars in electronics, jewelry and...
  • 25 baggage handlers may be tied to LAX luggage theft ring

    25 baggage handlers may be tied to LAX luggage theft ring
    An investigation into a baggage theft operation at Los Angeles International Airport has grown rapidly, and authorities now say as many as 25 baggage handler may ultimately be detained in the case. Police said the theft operation -- probably one of...
  • 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...
  • Accused LAX shooter expected to be moved to federal holding facility

    Accused LAX shooter expected to be moved to federal holding facility
    The man accused in the deadly shooting rampage last fall at Los Angeles International Airport is likely to be moved soon from a county jail to a federal holding facility, his attorney said in court Monday. Paul Anthony Ciancia entered a federal...
  • Consultant critiques law enforcement response to deadly LAX shooting

    An in-depth report that critiques the response of public safety agencies and airport officials to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be released to the public Tuesday. The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners,...
  • Suspected LAX gunman had his targets clearly in mind

    Suspected LAX gunman had his targets clearly in mind
    The gunman ignored the travelers shuffling in and out of Los Angeles International Airport. He ignored the airline employees printing tickets and checking bags. Instead, he scanned Terminal 3 for an airport security official, authorities said. Only...
  • Passenger on US Airways Express flight did not have TB, tests show

    Passenger on US Airways Express flight did not have TB, tests show
    After further tests, health officials determined Tuesday that a passenger who was pulled from a US Airways Express plane in Phoenix does not have tuberculosis. Based on reports that the passenger had the contagious airborne disease, the unnamed man...
  • Southwest Airlines joins TSA PreCheck screening process

    If you fly Southwest Airlines, the airport screening process could get a lot easier for you. Southwest, the nation's largest domestic carrier, has joined seven other airlines in participating in the Transportation Security Administration's so-called...