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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

Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo Hernandez was killed and two other TSA officers and a passenger were injured in the attack last November. (Photo credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

AP: LAX Phone System Failed During Response To TSA Shooting

Several critical communications failures may be to blame for a delayed response to the LAX shooting last November, according to the Associated Press.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

Use the following 10 tips to help you learn how to pack more efficiently and travel safely.

02/25/2014

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Heading To Sochi? TSA Bans New Products For Russia-Bound Flights

The TSA has banned all liquids, gels and aerosols – including toothpaste – in carry-on luggage for Russia-bound flights as the Olympics get underway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2014

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

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 Rolls Out Expedited Screening Program At SoCal Airports

Travelers in Southern California can go through expedited security at airports nationwide under a new program offered by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

12/18/2013

Paul Anthony Ciancia

Federal Grand Jury Indicts LAX Shooting Suspect On 11 Counts, Including Murder

A federal grand jury returned an 11-count indictment Tuesday charging LAX shooting suspect Paul Anthony Ciancia with first-degree murder in the death of a Transportation Security Administration officer.

12/17/2013

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Alleged LAX Gunman Ordered To Be Held Without Bail During First Court Appearance

The 23-year-old Sun Valley man suspected in the shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport made his first court appearance Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

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