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FAA: Flight Ban Extended For All US Flights To Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Wednesday extended an existing flight ban for up to an additional 24 hours prohibiting all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel.

CBS Los Angeles–6 hours ago

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FAA: All US Airlines Flights To Tel Aviv Prohibited For 24 Hours Over Missile Fear

The Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday prohibited all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/22/2014

Israeli riot police keep watch during clashes that followed a protest against Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip, in the northern city of Nazareth, on July 21, 2014. The clashes came as Nazareth and cities in the West Bank observed a general strike to mourn the victims of the Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas -- the bloodiest since 2009 -- that has cost more than 500 Palestinian lives in two weeks. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI (credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department Urges US Citizens To Avoid Travel To Israel As Fighting Intensifies

As clashes in Gaza continue to escalate, the State Department has issued a warning for Americans to avoid traveling to the region.

07/21/2014

Metro crews are seen hanging a banner on Century Boulevard Bridge alerting residents of the upcoming Century Crunch closure. (Photo credit: Jose Ubaldo/Metro)

High-Tech Mobile Unit To Help Ease Traffic During ‘Century Crunch’

Southland commuters will have some high-tech help in getting around a planned 57-hour bridge demolition and major street closure of one of the busiest entrances to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this weekend.

07/21/2014

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TSA Doubles Airport Security Fee For Travelers

Airline passengers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and airports across the U.S. are going to have to pay a little more starting Monday.

07/21/2014

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LA’s New Transit System Provides Jobs, Stimulates Economy

As Los Angeles’ commuter rail service and new subway system continue to expand, job opportunities are projected to skyrocket.

07/18/2014

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Dozens Of Invasive Giant African Snails Intercepted At LAX

The United States Customs and Border Protection said Monday that agriculture specialists at Los Angeles International Airport intercepted 67 invasive snails in an air cargo shipment, officials said.

CBS Los Angeles–07/14/2014

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FlyAway Shuttle To Start Service From Santa Monica To LAX Tuesday

The city of Santa Monica Monday announced a new, low-cost bus service providing transportation directly to LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014

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Most-Wanted Fugitive Nabbed At LAX After Fleeing Georgia And Being Deported From Mexico

In an effort to avoid prosecution Grant cut off this electronic ankle monitor and fled the state.

07/12/2014

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Heightened Terrorism Concerns Prompt Tighter Screenings For U.S.-Bound Flights

Amid fears that terrorists may have found new ways to bypass existing security, the American government is pushing for tighter screening measures at European and Middle Eastern airports for flights heading to the U.S.

07/03/2014

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Mayor Celebrates First Year In Office With Anniversary Tour Across LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti celebrated his first year in office touring Los Angeles and addressing the progress he’s made on his campaign promises.

07/02/2014

A K-9 officer (L) crosses a crime tape line on November 1, 2013 after a gunman reportedly opened fire at a security checkpointin Los Angeles International Airport. Police believe a gunman who opened fire at Los Angeles airport Friday acted alone, a police chief said, while not confirming reports that the shooter and one victim were killed. "We believe at this point that there was a lone shooter, that he acted," said Patrick Gannon, head of the LAX police force, saying he "was the only person who was armed in this incident." Seven people were injured, including six taken to hospital, said the head of the LA Fire Department James Featherstone, briefing reporters for the first time a couple of hours after the incident. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Emergency Teams Have Quicker Response Time Since LAX Shooting

A report finds Los Angeles emergency teams are demonstrating quicker response times in the aftermath of November’s deadly shooting at LAX.

07/01/2014

Police and fire personnel held an active shooter drill in response to the LAX shooting last November. (credit: CBS)

Fire, Police Crews Drill ‘Unified Response’ To Active Shooter Scenario

Police and fire personnel Tuesday held a joint training drill to prepare hospital staff and first responders for improved inter-agency communication during active shooter scenarios.

07/01/2014

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Garcetti Praises Plans For Construction Of LAX Light-Rail Station

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced a new light rail station at Los Angeles International Airport that will eventually take travelers directly into the airport.

06/27/2014

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Metro Board Approves Plans For Light-Rail Station Near LAX

The Metro Board Thursday approved plans to build a new light rail station near Los Angeles International Airport, a move long overdue for a city whose mass transit leaves much to be desired.

06/26/2014

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