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  • Union renews call for arming TSA officers after LAX shooting

    Union renews call for arming TSA officers after LAX shooting
    The union representing 45,000 Transportation Security Administration officers repeated its calls to arm officers Wednesday, saying the agency's actions after November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport "does not go far enough." J....
  • Man jumps in front of CTA train after woman falls on tracks

    Man jumps in front of CTA train after woman falls on tracks
    Eddie Palacios stood on the subway tracks, between a woman and an approaching train, and thought to himself: Do I have enough time to get out of the way if the train doesn’t slow down? Is the woman off the tracks yet? Should I have done this?...
  • Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before

    Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before
    A government watchdog agency has found repeated problems with the access card a gunman used to enter Naval Station Norfolk last week, casting doubt on its basic effectiveness in improving maritime security. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, a convicted felon,...
  • Travel Q&A: Who rummaged through her checked suitcase?

    Travel Q&A: Who rummaged through her checked suitcase?
    Q: I recently flew nonstop from Detroit to Cancun, Mexico, and checked my suitcase. When I opened my bag at the hotel it was obvious my bag had been ransacked. All the zipper compartments of my toiletry and cosmetic bags were open, and other items were in...
  • Stationing of armed officers at airports is focus of hearing

    Stationing of armed officers at airports is focus of hearing
    How best to station armed law enforcement officers at airports was the focus of a congressional hearing at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, one of several reviews of the emergency response to November's shooting rampage that left a federal...
  • LAX shooting hearing focuses on increasing armed patrols

    LAX shooting hearing focuses on increasing armed patrols
    The debate over the presence of armed police officers at airport passenger screening areas continued Friday as lawmakers met at Los Angeles International Airport to take a fresh look at November’s deadly shooting and the steps airport and federal...
  • 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...
  • TSA calls for more police at checkpoints after LAX shooting

    TSA calls for more police at checkpoints after LAX shooting
    The Transportation Security Administration is calling for an increased police presence at agency checkpoints after November's deadly shooting at LAX, according to a report obtained Wednesday. The agency’s assessment covers 14 recommendations...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...