Airport commission plans closed session on ground handler

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Airport Commission is scheduled to meet in closed session today to consider the legal impacts of terminating an agreement with a ground services company. Menzies Aviation, which provides […]


San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) walks on the field during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

49ers player Aldon Smith arrested at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – San Francisco 49ers football player Aldon Smith was arrested at a Los Angeles International Airport checkpoint today after he allegedly made a comment about having a bomb as he was undergoing […]


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US lawmakers discuss attack at Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of Congress and local officials met Friday at Los Angeles International Airport to discuss lessons learned from an attack last fall that killed a security officer and injured three other […]


A Los Angeles Police officer patrols outside the arrival area at Los Angeles International Airport, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LAX baggage handlers arrested in sting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Multiple contract baggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport were under arrest today, culminating a months-long investigation into luggage and cargo thefts. Television footage showed a baggage handler wearing a SwissAir […]


Lighted pylons at the Century Boulevard entrance to Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Los Angeles airport worker dies on airfield

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A worker at Los Angeles International Airport was killed after he was apparently hit by a luggage-moving cart that he had been driving and fell off. An airport spokeswoman says that […]


US Airways jets are seen at a terminal in the north runway complex at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

US Airways changes terminals at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – US Airways will move its operations at Los Angeles International Airport from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 starting today. The airline’s gates, baggage service and customer service will all move to […]


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LAX crime rate increased in 2013

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The total number of reported crimes at Los Angeles International Airport in 2013 increased by about 10 percent over the previous year, authorities said today. Reported crimes at LAX in 2013 totaled 1,569, […]


Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

LA Council to get Commission Report on city’s ‘decline’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 13-member citizen panel will present the Los Angeles City Council today with a report saying the city “suffers from a crisis in leadership and direction” along with high poverty levels, […]



Councilman wants study for resident’s exposure to LAX pollution

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Councilman Mike Bonin called today for a report on efforts taken to reduce pollution from jet fuel and ground vehicle emissions experienced in communities near Los Angeles International Airport. A […]


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More travellers expected at LAX this Thanksgiving season

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More than two million passengers are forecast to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday period, which begins today. This year’s forecast passenger totals represent a 6.8 […]


A Los Angeles Police officer patrols outside the departure area at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Police Chief: LAX needs better surveillance system

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Last week’s shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport pointed out a weakness in the surveillance equipment there, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said today. “I would like to have […]


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 […]