Los Angeles International Airport

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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 […]

11/22/2013

Gerardo Hernandez

Coroner: TSA officer died minutes after being shot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration officer who was killed in a gunman’s attack at Los Angeles International Airport died two to five minutes after he was shot, coroner’s officials said Wednesday. Assistant […]

11/20/2013

Gerardo Hernandez

Official: Police officer said TSA victim was dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles airport police union spokesman says medical attention for a mortally wounded Transportation Security Administration officer was delayed because a Los Angeles Police Department officer told responders the man […]

11/15/2013

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

Alleged LAX gunman’s condition upgraded to fair

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doctors have upgraded the condition of the alleged gunman in the deadly rampage at Los Angeles International Airport. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles announced Tuesday that its […]

11/12/2013

Transportation Security Administration honor guard Brandy Richards, center, carries the U.S. Honor Flag during a public memorial service for Transportation Security Administration officer Gerardo Hernandez, who was killed by a rampaging gunman at the Los Angeles International Airport, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Slain LA TSA officer’s life celebrated at service

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a memorial service filled with tears, prayers and songs, the Transportation Security Administration officer who was killed by a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport was remembered Tuesday as a […]

11/12/2013

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LAPD Decline To Book Armed Man Arrested By LAX Cops

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A San Jose man who was spotted with a gun at LAX was freed Saturday, when Los Angeles police declined to book him because his acts “did not meet element of […]

11/09/2013

Gerardo Hernandez

US airports hold silent tribute for slain TSA officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Airports around the nation observed a moment of silence Friday to honor the Transportation Security Administration officer killed by a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport a week ago. With heads […]

11/08/2013

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 […]

11/07/2013

Gerardo Hernandez

TSA officer slain at LA airport is honored

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration officer killed by a rampaging gunman at Los Angeles International Airport is being honored at the place where he died. Gerardo Hernandez was remembered Wednesday by […]

11/06/2013

Judy Flaherty, right, covers her son Brian Ludmer with a bedsheet in his room at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LAX shooting survivor says he crawled for his life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A teacher said Tuesday that he crawled to escape a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport and used a sweatshirt as a tourniquet after his leg was shattered during last week’s […]

11/05/2013

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

Question on airport communication with passengers after LAX shooting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Councilman Mike Bonin today requested a report on how airport officials communicated with stranded airline travelers following the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, while airport executives defended their efforts […]

11/05/2013

Police stand outside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Shots were fired Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LAX shooting victim, TSA agent, recalls the scene

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Transportation Security Administration officer who was shot and wounded during the gunfire at Los Angeles International Airport said today his first concern at the time was taking care of the […]

11/04/2013

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