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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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Brush Fire Breaks Out Along I-105 Near Vermont Exit

A brush fire has broken out alongside the eastbound I-105 freeway just before the Vermont exit.

05/13/2014

AIRPORT

Passengers Describe Scary Ordeal As Plane Makes Emergency Landing At LAX

A United Airlines 757 returned to Los Angeles International Airport after departing on Saturday possibly due to a mechanical issue.

05/10/2014

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President Obama To Arrive In LA Wednesday

President Barack Obama will to travel to the Southland Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

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Ex-TSA Officer Gets 6 Years In Airport Drug Scheme

A former TSA officer was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison Monday for taking bribes to allow drugs to be smuggled through her screening station at LAX.

05/05/2014

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Incoming Flights At Ontario Airport Diverted To LAX Due To High Winds

At least three incoming flights Wednesday were diverted to Los Angeles International Airport from Ontario Airport due to high winds.

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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Justin Bieber Detained For Questioning At LAX

Fresh off a flight from Japan, Justin Bieber had arrived to LAX Thursday when he was pulled aside for questioning.

04/25/2014

Little Sorullo is looking for a forever home after being abandoned at LAX. (credit: CBS)

2 Poodles Abandoned At LAX When Owner Says She Can’t Afford To Ship Them Home

While abandoning dogs at the airport is relatively rare, officials told Juan Fernandez it has happened before.

04/23/2014

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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

A Los Angeles Airport Police officer stands in front of Terminal 3 security screeners, the site of shooting scene, after law enforcement official completed their investigation and prepare to re-open the terminal at Los Angeles International Airport November 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The airport is almost back to normal operations a day after a man pulled an assault rifle and shot his way through security at Terminal 3, killing one Transportation Security Administration worker and wounding several others. Federal officials identified the alleged gunman as Paul Ciancia, 23, of New Jersey. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Airport Commission Reports 130 Suggestions To Improve LAX Security, Emergency Response

Quarterly reports were announced Monday to be made on the implementation of some 130 steps aimed at improving responses to emergency situations and avoiding a repeat of failures that occurred during a fatal November shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the city’s airport-oversight agency.

04/21/2014

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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

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

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