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Airport Security’s Least-Favorite Person of the Week

So the guy whose jet-ski conked out, so he had to swim and wade on over to JFK airport for help, now has been charged with trespassing.

08/14/2012

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Former TSA Officers To Plead Guilty To Smuggling Drug-Laden Luggage Through LAX For Cash

Two former TSA officers who worked at Los Angeles International Airport have agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to smuggle narcotics-laden luggage through security checkpoints.

07/24/2012

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LA On Heightened Alert For Anniversary Of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Police in Los Angeles and across the country went into a heightened state of alert Monday night, the day before the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death.

04/30/2012

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Man Tries To Bring Gun On A Plane A Second Time

TSA agents spotted a .38 revolver in a 43-year-olds carry-on bag.

04/17/2012

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Authorities Probe Drug Trafficking Scheme Involving Delta, TSA Workers

Authorities are probing a drug trafficking scheme involving Delta Airlines and Transportation Security Administration workers in Los Angeles and Hawaii.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2012

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TSA’s New Program To Speed Up Security Checks For Some Passengers At LAX

American Airlines passengers willing to volunteer personal information can now be steered through the fast lane at LAX thanks to the Transportation Security Administration’s new pre-check program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2012

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TSA Collected Over $19,000 In Pocket Change At LAX; $409K Nationwide

Airline passengers are losing more than their patience at LAX — they’re also being nickel-and-dimed by TSA personnel.

01/13/2012

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From Planes To Trains: TSA Expands Spot Searches To Union Station

An all-too-familiar sight at LAX and the rest of the nation’s airports will soon be coming to the city’s busiest train station.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/27/2011

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Flying With Gifts In Tow? Ditch The Wrapping Paper

Thousands of Angelenos are heading to airports with gifts in tow this week, but TSA officials want travelers to be aware of what they can and cannot carry through security.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/21/2011

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Man, 68, Arrested After Loaded Gun Is Found In His Carry-On At Burbank Airport

Federal authorities say a 68-year-old man was arrested at Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport after a loaded semiautomatic handgun was found in his carry-on bag.

12/15/2011

(credit: Bill Robles)

Man Sentenced To Time Served In LAX Stowaway Case

A stowaway charged with illegally boarding a cross-country flight out of LAX is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2011

(courtesy of USA TODAY)

TSA Warns Travelers Not To Smuggle Carry-On Items In Christmas Gift Wrap

Security screeners at LAX will apparently have zero tolerance for holiday cheer this Christmas.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/11/2011

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KNX 1070 EXCLUSIVE: Feds Probe Possible Arabic-Type Markings On Southwest Jets

The TSA and FBI are trying to determine who has been vandalizing Southwest Airlines aircraft with mysterious markings.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/21/2011

(credit: Transportation Security Administration)

Man Arrested After Trying To Smuggle Meth In Potato Chip Bags At LAX

A Compton man is facing federal charges after trying to smuggle methamphetamine inside potato chips bags at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2011

Ashley Yang won a discrimination suit against LAX. (credit: CBS)

LAX Managers Ordered To Undergo Sensitivity Training After Transgender Employee Was Ordered To Use Men’s Room

LAX managers are reportedly undergoing mandatory sensitivity training after a transgender employee alleged she was ordered to dress like a man, pat down male passengers and use the men’s restroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/04/2011

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