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CBS2 Investigates: LAX Among Nation’s Top 3 For Airport Complaints

This summer is shaping up to be one of the busiest travel seasons ever, and that can spell out problems at airports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2014

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LAX Passengers Warned Of Emerging SARS-Like Virus

Travelers at LAX and over a dozen other airports nationwide were being warned Wednesday of the emerging threat of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS).

05/14/2014

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Hearing Considers Employee Safety In Wake Of Airline Baggage Handler’s Death

An informational hearing was held on Friday afternoon to consider employee safety in the wake of the death of a baggage handler, who was a contract worker, at LAX.

05/09/2014

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U-2 Spy Plane Behind FAA Ground Stop At SoCal Airports

A U-2 spy plane may have been the cause of a 90-minute ground stop on all flights departing from three Southern California airports last week, according to reports.

05/05/2014

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Flights In And Out Of Southland Resume After 90-Minute FAA Computer Problem

A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) computer glitch caused the grounding of flights in and out of the Southern California for about 90 minutes Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Los Angeles–04/30/2014

Actor James Cromwell was placed inside a custom-fit "cage" during Monday's protest. (Photo courtesy PETA)

‘Cruelty Shouldn’t Fly': Actor James Cromwell Locked In Cage In LAX Protest

Academy Award-nominated actor James Cromwell voluntarily caged himself Monday at LAX as part of a protest against alleged cruelty to monkeys.

04/28/2014

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Police: Package On LAX Tarmac Deemed Safe

The bomb squad was sent Wednesday to Los Angeles International Airport after a suspicious package was discovered on the tarmac.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2014

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Airport Officials Balk At Termination Of Contract With LAX Ground Services Firm

Airport officials opted to not take any immediate action Monday against the largest ground services employer at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in response to allegations of luggage theft and other safety concerns.

04/21/2014

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Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles At LAX

The Korean Air flight arrived from Seoul on Wednesday afternoon with 384 people aboard and an airport operations vehicle misguided the jet, which caused the incident, said airline spokeswoman Penny Pfaelzer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Santa Monica City Council Approves Plan To Take Over Portion Of Airport

City officials heard from aviation officials and local residents at a packed meeting Tuesday over the fate of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Report: ‘Serious’ Communication Flaws Hampered LAX Shooting Response

Lapses in communications between agencies hampered the emergency response to a deadly shooting last year at Los Angeles International Airport, according to a report released Tuesday.

03/18/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Airport Workers Rally Over ‘Unsafe Conditions’ At LAX After Man’s Death

Cesar Augusto Valenzuela was struck and killed on the LAX mid-field service road on February 21 after falling from a luggage tug, according to a police report.

03/06/2014

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Proposed Pay Hike For Hotel Workers Would Nearly Double Minimum Wage

Under the proposal, employees at some of the city’s largest hotels could see a raise to a living wage of $15.37 an hour.

02/18/2014

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Report: Crime Up At LAX In 2013

A new report released Monday by Los Angeles World Airports found that reported crimes were up 10 percent at LAX in 2013.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2014

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