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Passengers queue up for a security check at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

TSA: Some on US-bound flights must turn on phones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights, the Transportation Security Administration said Sunday. The TSA […]

07/07/2014

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TSA: Some at US-bound airports must turn on phones

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is requiring passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights to power on their electronic devices. The TSA says it is requiring some overseas airports to have […]

07/06/2014

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) police patrol car at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Union rep says LAX expansion overshadows security

WASHINGTON (AP) — A union representative for the police force that secures Los Angeles International Airport told members of Congress Thursday he still has concerns about a manpower shortage and a lack of coordination and […]

05/29/2014

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Family of slain TSA agent files claim for $25 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A law firm has filed a $25 million claim against the city of Los Angeles on behalf of the wife and two children of a security screener killed in an attack […]

04/24/2014

SoCal mom and TSA settle breast milk lawsuit

PHOENIX (AP) — A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey […]

04/23/2014

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TSA wants law enforcement at checkpoints

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration recommended Wednesday that airports post armed law enforcement officers at security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours. The recommendation was one of 14 determined after a […]

03/26/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti comments during a news conference at Los Angeles International Airport, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Report details out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles International Airport was ill prepared for a crisis when a gunman ambushed security officers last year, and the emergency response was hindered by communication problems and poor coordination, according […]

03/18/2014

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2013 file photo provided to the AP, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, police officers stand near a weapon at the Los Angeles International Airport after a gunman opened fire in the terminal, killing one person and wounding several others. (AP Photo, File)

TSA union says LAX report deeply disturbing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of a union representing 45,000 Transportation Security Administration workers says the union is deeply disturbed by the findings of a report on the emergency response to a shooting last […]

03/18/2014

Two Transportation Security Administration agents walk with others after Terminal 2 was reopened at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, 2013. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding others. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

After LAX shooting, TSA wants new class of armed officers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – In response to the fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, the union representing Transportation Security Administration officers called today for the establishment of a new class of armed officers with […]

11/04/2013

Two Transportation Security Administration agents walk with others after Terminal 2 was reopened at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, 2013. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding others. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

LAX LATEST: LA to honor fallen TSA officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA officer and wounded two others. This is what AP reporters on the scene Friday […]

11/02/2013

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