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LAPD Chief On What Could REALLY Make LAX Safer

Los Angeles Daily News | Kelly Goff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

In the wake of last week's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday there are things ...

Kathleen Miles

TSA Agents: We're 'Sitting Ducks' In The Face Of Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Transportation Security Administration officers are tasked with keeping America's airline passengers safe. But TSA officers are often p...

Bomb Threat Scare At LAX

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Operations at LAX have ground to a halt Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into Terminal 2 and on a plane, reports the Los Angeles Times...

Bin Laden's Death Date Prompts Terror Alert At LAX

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LAX and other Southern California airports are on high alert today because of the one-year anniversary of the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden...

SEIZED AT LAX: Pig Placenta, Deer Antlers & Bird Nests

Posted 02.21.2012 | Los Angeles

Guns, drugs and your face wash aren't the only things confiscated daily at LAX. The airport regularly seizes food and sometimes specialty items such a...

Despite Security Improvements, LAX Still A Terrorist Target

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.02.2012 | Los Angeles

First, the good news: thanks to a $1.6 billion investment over ten years, security at LAX airport has "improved significantly" since before the 9/11 t...

Stepping Up Security After Bin Laden's Death

Posted 07.02.2011 | Los Angeles

In a press conference this morning, LA County Sheriff Lee Baca urged the public to play its part in keeping Los Angeles safe. He called attention to t...

How Vulnerable Is LA To Extremists? A Counterterrorism Expert Weighs In

Columns | Richard E. Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It's a good thing Brian Jenkins is on our side. For nearly three decades, first on countless index cards and now in 15,000 computer files, he has amas...

Report: Cutbacks Make LAX Vulnerable To Terror Attack

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Security cutbacks have made Los Angeles International Airport vulnerable to a terrorist attack, its police union complained in a l...