| May 31, 2014
| 8:25 PM
A Stanford professor arrested at LAX this week for carrying a World War II-era hand grenade said he put it in his luggage absentmindedly and he has been told the charges against him will be dropped.
Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- The teenager who hid inside the wheel well of a passenger jet bound for Hawaii entered the perimeter of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport more than six hours before the plane took off, said a homeland security official who...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
How much is it worth to you to get through airport security faster? Most people would pay about $50, according to a Harris Poll released Thursday.
Unfortunately for those folks, the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The family of a Transportation Security Administration officer slain in a shooting at LAX has filed a claim against the city, alleging the wrongful death of Gerardo Hernandez and seeking damages in excess of $25 million.
The claim, filed April 16, can...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Americans don't love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it.
In the last few years, the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create nude-like images of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:25 AM
| May 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Responding to privacy concerns raised by travelers and civil rights groups, the Transportation Security Administration pulled 171 full-body scanners from airports last year.
But the scanners — which cost between $130,000 and $170,000 each — ...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A South Bay woman who sued the Transportation Security Administration over the way agents treated her for trying to bring breast milk on a plane said she won a settlement.
The woman, Stacey Armato, said the TSA agreed to pay her $75,000 to settle the...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Government studies have debunked the long-held myth that air circulated in commercial planes is jampacked with disease-causing germs.
Now comes a study that raises fears about germs on cabin surfaces.
Microbiologists and engineers at Auburn University...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Starting this week, airline passengers who want to breeze through security lines faster at airports nationwide can apply for the privilege at John Wayne Airport's new PreCheck enrollment center.
The federal Transportation Security Administration's...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
| May 15, 2014
The logic behind laws requiring voters to provide a government-issued photo identification card is simple and seductive: If you need to show an ID to board a plane, open a bank account, get public aid or do any number of other things, it only makes...