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Gov't: Budget cuts already causing airport delays


Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says U.S. airports, including Los Angeles International and O'Hare International, are already experiencing delays as a result of automatic federal spending cuts....


Actor Edward Furlong arrested at LA airport

Authorities say actor Edward Furlong has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of domestic violence....


Space shuttle Endeavour takes to California skies


Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday after a whirlwind aerial tour around California landmarks. Strapped to the back of a 747 jumbo jet, the pair touched down around 1 p.m. after a nearly five-hour flyover. One of the crew members stuck an American flag out of the hatch of the jet. The flyover took Endeavour over the state Capitol, Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood Sign and other icons en route to the Los Angeles airport, where the shuttle will be prepped for a slow-speed journey to its museum home next month.


What Happens To Liquids Surrendered At Airport Security

Airport Screening Liquids

This story started with a simple question: what happens to a bottle of shampoo surrendered at airport security because it’s too big to carry on? The answer: not so simple. That’s because there are different regulations for different liquids, and protocols can vary from airport to airport. As a sample, I spoke with the Transportation Security Administration and other authorities at Los Angeles International Airport and other airports around Southern California.


Airport screeners arrested; authorities say they allowed drug smuggling

TSA Agents

Two former and two current airport security screeners were arrested this week on federal charges of drug trafficking and bribery for smuggling large bundles of cocaine and other illegal drugs through security checkpoints at Los Angeles International Airport in exchange for cash, authorities said.


TSA screeners allegedly let drug-filled luggage through LAX for cash

Four current and former Transportation Security Administration screeners have been arrested and face charges of taking bribes and looking the other way while suitcases filled with cocaine, methamphetamine or marijuana passed through X-ray machines at Los Angeles International Airport, federal authorities announced Wednesday.


Alec Baldwin booted from plane

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin's addiction to the cell phone game "Words with Friends" got him booted from an American Airlines plane parked at a Los Angeles International Airport gate Tuesday afternoon, the actor's spokesman said.


LAX cleared for flights, but about 14000 without power in area

LAX Wind Damage Causes Flight Problems

Flights at Los Angeles International Airport were being allowed to land Wednesday night after being diverted earlier because of powerful winds, officials said. The winds knocked out power to about 14,000 customers in areas served by Southern California Edison, the utility said Wednesday night.


Dead man found in LAX restroom, his head covered in a bag and hands bound

A man whose head was covered in a bag and who had his hands bound was found dead Wednesday morning in a restroom at Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said.


Three LAX terminals shut down after guard leaves post

Three LAX terminals shut down after guard leaves post

Officials say three terminals at the Los Angeles International Airport were briefly shut down after an airport contract worker left an exit from ...


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