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LAX Official, Garcetti Hope To Test Perimeter Detection System Within Next Year

Airport officials responded to a new report that was highly critical of LAX’s security fence after the Associated Press found that people were hopping the fence.

04/09/2015

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Self-Identification Program Offered To Help Families With Autism At LAX

A self-identification program was offered at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Wednesday to help families with autism.

04/01/2015

This naughty little Chihuahua tried to stowaway on an LA-bound flight last week. (credit: TSA)

TSA Agents Find Stowaway Chihuahua Inside Checked Bag Headed To L.A.

TSA says the owner had no idea that her little dog had crawled in and curled up while she was packing for L.A.

03/08/2015

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Supreme Court: Whistleblower Law Protects OC Air Marshal Fired By TSA

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Robert MacLean, who told the news media the TSA was not taking adequate security measures in the face of a reportedly imminent threat on flights.

01/21/2015

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Trial In LAX Shooting Rampage Not Expected Until February 2016

The case against the man accused of a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport could face significant delays because prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

01/05/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: TSA Selects Passengers Not Enrolled In Pre-Check For Expedited Screening

TSA’s decision to allow passengers to go through the pre-check screening line designed for those with approved security clearance, some say, is compromising safety.

11/25/2014

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Police Hold Large-Scale Training Drill At Ontario Airport

A large-scale training exercise brought police and fire personnel and other agencies together Sunday at Ontario International Airport.

CBS Los Angeles–11/02/2014

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TSA Agent Remembered On 1st Anniversary Of LAX Shooting

The first TSA agent killed in the line of duty was remembered Saturday, one year after he was gunned down near a security checkpoint in a packed terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.

11/01/2014

Authorities said Gerardo Hernandez, 39, of Porter Ranch, is the first TSA officer killed in the line of duty in the agency’s 12-year history. (credit: CBS)

Ceremony Held At LAX To Honor TSA Agent, One-Year Anniversary Of Shooting

Law enforcement officials gathered at LAX Saturday to honor a TSA officer that was fatally shot at the airport last year.

CBS Los Angeles–11/01/2014

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TSA Screening Area Reopened At Ontario Airport After Investigation Of Chemical Odor

Hazmat crews were at the Ontario International Airport (ONT) Sunday investigating an unknown chemical odor in the bagging screening area.

CBS Los Angeles–10/19/2014

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TSA Is Now Recruiting Transportation Security Screeners In L.A.

Nico Melendez says Los Angeles needs more highly-skilled transportation security screeners to help fight terrorism and keep air travelers safe.

10/13/2014

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Police: Rapper ‘Too Short’ Flees Burbank Airport After Taking Loaded Handgun Through Security

Police say they arrested a rapper who goes by the name “Too Short” after he brought a loaded handgun through the security check at Bob Hope Airport.

10/02/2014

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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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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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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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