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Off-Duty Police Officer Slips Past Airport Security With Handgun

April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017

Federal authorities acknowledged Thursday that security procedures at Los Angeles International Airport were not followed when an off- duty Santa...

2013 LAX Gunman Faces Life Sentence

November 7, 2016

November 7, 2016

The gunman who opened fire inside a Los Angeles International Airport terminal three years ago, killing a TSA officer and...

American Alliance of Airport Police Officers Expresses Concern About TSA Following LAX Incident

August 31, 2016

August 31, 2016

In the aftermath of an outbreak of panic prompted by false reports of gunfire at LAX Sunday, the American Alliance...

Flight Attendant-Cum-Cocaine Smuggler: ‘We Know Who She Is And We’re Looking For Her’

March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016

The search continued today for a JetBlue Airways flight attendant who ran out of Los Angeles International Airport when 70...

Trial Set for Ex-TSA Officer Suspected of Allowing Marijuana to Pass Through LAX Security

November 21, 2015

November 21, 2015

A former Transportation Security Administration officer faces trial in January for allegedly accepting bribes to allow checked bags filled with...

Airport Security Intensified After Bomb Revealed As Cause For Russian Airliner Crash In Egypt

November 7, 2015

November 7, 2015

Southland international air travelers could be met with heightened security screening in the wake of mounting evidence that the crash...

Feds Say Former TSA Officer Allowed Marijuana to Pass Through LAX Security

October 17, 2015

October 17, 2015

A former officer with the Transportation Security Administration was indicted Friday by a federal grand jury on narcotics and bribery...

Defense in LAX shooter case will argue death penalty ‘unconstitutional’

March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015

Attorneys for the suspect charged in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport plan to argue the government...

Former TSA screener sentenced to prison for partaking in drug smuggling at LAX

September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014

A former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screener who enabled 150 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana to be smuggled through...

Death Benefits Could Be in Store for Families of Killed TSA Agents

June 12, 2014

June 12, 2014

The House Appropriations Committee (TSA) approved on June 11 a legislative amendment that would provide federal death benefits to the...