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AIRPORT

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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LAX Terminal 7 Partially Evacuated After Man Claims To Have Bomb

There was a partial evacuation Thursday of Terminal 7 at the Los Angeles International Airport after a man stated he had a bomb in his bag.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

FILE -- (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Low Visibility Prompts Ground Stop For Arriving Flights At LAX

A ground stop was in effect for a short time Tuesday due to low visibility for flights coming in to the Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

Linebacker Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49ers’ Aldon Smith Arrested At LAX For Belligerence, Alleged Bomb Threat

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

04/13/2014

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Transient Drowns In Pool At Airport Hotel, Police Say

Police say a transient drowned early Monday morning in a pool at a hotel near the Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/07/2014

It was an emotional reunion at LAX Saturday for a daughter and father who haven't seen each other for two years. (credit: CBS)

Girl, 10, Gets Emotional Reunion With Dad At LAX After Making Plea To Pope Francis

Their reunion was two years in the making.

03/29/2014

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Southern California’s Iconic Landmarks Go Dark For Earth Hour

Many popular landmarks, including Santa Monica’s world-famous Ferris wheel, went dark Saturday for Earth Hour.

03/29/2014

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6 Arrested In LAX Theft Ring Bust

Authorities Thursday announced the arrests of six people in connection with a sophisticated theft ring at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Multiple Arrests Made, 25 Search Warrants Served Alleging Property/Luggage Theft At LAX

Officials said a months-long investigation revealed widespread thefts of property and luggage.

03/26/2014

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TSA Recommends Having Armed Law Enforcement At Airport Security Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration Wednesday released a report outlining several significant changes to improve security at airports including having armed law enforcement at checkpoints and ticket counters during peak travel times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti

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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Report: Major Glitches Plagued LAX Terminal

Internal records show that false fire alarms, balky elevators, a troublesome closed-circuit camera system and other problems plagued Los Angeles International Airport’s international terminal in the months following a major upgrade.

03/15/2014

Carlos Augusto Valenzuela was killed on the job. (credit: CBS)

State Senator Calls For Investigation Following Death Of LAX Baggage Handler

“No one should have to worry that their spouse won’t come home from work because they were hurt or killed on the job,” said Ted Lieu.”

03/14/2014

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AP: LAX Union Wants Emergency Training

Thousands of Los Angeles International Airport workers had no idea what to do when a gunman opened fire last year in a terminal because they were inadequately trained to deal with an emergency, according to a union report.

03/14/2014

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Two WWII Veterans Fly Through LAX En Route To Iwo Jima Memorial

Two elderly World War II veterans flew through the Los Angeles International Airport Friday morning on their way to a memorial ceremony at Iwo Jima in Japan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2014

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