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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

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)

Slain TSA Agent’s Family Files $25M Claim Against City Of Los Angeles

A law firm has filed a $25 million claim against the city of Los Angeles on behalf of the wife and family of a security screener killed in a gunman’s attack at LAX last year.

04/24/2014

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TSA Reaches Tentative Settlement In Breast Milk Lawsuit, Agrees To Clarify Internal Procedures

The United States Transportation Security Administration has reached a tentative settlement in the highly publicized lawsuit filed by a mother who was allegedly harassed by TSA officers, authorities announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014

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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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

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Hearing Probes Whether Deadly Shooting At LAX Could Have Been Prevented

A hearing was held at LAX Friday to examine last November’s deadly shooting attack that left a TSA agent dead.

02/28/2014

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