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Los Angeles International Airport

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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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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

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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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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

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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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Fugitive Accused Of Sex Crimes Against 4 Daughters Captured

A 51-year-old fugitive who was wanted on child molestation charges in Riverside County was captured in Mexico and turned over to federal agents in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

Paul Anthony Ciancia

Accused LAX Shooter To Be Moved From Jail Medical Facility To Federal Lockup

Paul Ciancia, accused of a deadly shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport, will be moved from the San Bernardino jail medical facility to federal lockup in downtown Los Angeles within the next few weeks, prosecutors said at a hearing Monday.

03/03/2014

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Family, Friends Gather To Honor LAX Worker Who Died After Falling From Luggage Tug

Friends and family gathered Tuesday night for a candlelight vigil in honor of an LAX worker who died after he fell from a luggage tug last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

Dicarlo Bennett , seen here during an earlier court appearance, and co-defendant, Miguel Angel Iniguez, were sentenced on Feb. 21, 2014, in connection with  the 2013 LAX dry ice bomb case. (credit: CBS)

2 Former Workers Get Probation For LAX Dry Ice Blasts

Two former workers at Los Angeles International Airport have pleaded no contest to setting off dry ice explosions near airport terminals last year.

02/22/2014

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

LAX Worker Fatally Struck By Luggage-Moving Cart

A Los Angeles International Airport employee was fatally struck Friday by a luggage-moving cart.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2014

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Reminder: ‘Jamzilla’ Arrives On Presidents Day Weekend

Officials are advising Southern Californians to prepare for an 80-hour partial closure next week of the northbound the 405 Freeway.

02/06/2014

AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA Rejects Arming Officers After LAX Shooting

The head of the Transportation Security Administration says his agency has officially rejected arming officers in response to a November attack at Los Angeles International Airport.

01/30/2014

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Heavy Fog, Low Visibility Prompted Ground Stop For Arriving Flights At LAX

Heavy fog and low visibility Wednesday prompted a ground stop for arriving flights at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2014

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More Foreign Travelers Passing Through LAX, Airlines Starting To Expand International Service

A record 17.9 million foreign travelers passed through Los Angeles International Airport last year as the economy improved.

01/25/2014

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Travelers Blast Metro Board For Not Endorsing Direct Rail Line To LAX

The Metro Board of Supervisors voted Thursday not to build a light rail line directly into Los Angeles International Airport.

01/23/2014

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