John Pistole

This photo provided by the FBI shows Paul Ciancia, accused of opening fire inside the Los Angeles airport. (AP Photo/FBI)

LAX suspect remains heavily sedated, under guard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport, shooting employees and terrorizing travelers, accomplished two of his goals, according to authorities: killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and […]

11/04/2013

From left to right, FBI Special Agent in Charge David L. Bowdich, United States Attorney Andre Birotte Jr., and Los Angeles Police Department Commander Andrew Smith in press conference to provide an update on the investigation of the shooting incident at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), on Saturday Nov. 2, 2013 at Westwood Federal Building in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

LAX suspect set out to kill multiple TSA officers

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The unemployed motorcycle mechanic suspected in the deadly shooting at the Los Angeles airport set out to kill multiple employees of the Transportation Security Administration and hoped the attack would “instill […]

11/02/2013

Gerardo Hernandez

Slain LAX TSA officer remembered as a family man

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Friends and family remembered slain Transportation Security Administration officer Gerardo I. Hernandez as a family man who constantly smiled at travelers passing through the Los Angeles airport. “He was always excited […]

11/02/2013

Passengers evacuated from Terminal 1 wait outside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Terminal 3 at LAX reopens, slain TSA officer to be honored

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport has reopened following Friday’s shooting. The terminal is where a gunman opened fire, killing a security screener and wounding four other people […]

11/02/2013

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TSA expands faster screening to more travelers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is expanding the ways airline passengers can enroll in an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belts and keep laptop computers in […]

07/19/2013

Knives of all sizes and types are piled, among the items discarded at security checkpoints (AP Photo)

Agency drops plan to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration says he’s dropping a proposal that would have let airline passengers carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes. The […]

06/05/2013

Knives of all sizes and types are piled, among the items discarded at security checkpoints (AP Photo)

Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs. A policy change scheduled to go into effect this week allowing those items onto airliners will be delayed.

04/23/2013

TSA stands by plan to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration told lawmakers Thursday he stands by his plan to allow passengers to carry small knives onto planes despite a growing backlash against the proposal.

03/14/2013

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TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday.

03/05/2013

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