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False Gunman Warning Sends Panicked LAX Passengers Fleeing Onto Tarmac

AP | Posted 02.16.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mistaken public announcement that a gunman was on the loose at a Los Angeles International Airport terminal sent about 20 passe...

Airplane Stowaway Released From Jail Due To Overcrowding

AP | Posted 10.17.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stowaway who was recently ordered to spend 117 days in jail for violating probation by returning to Los Angeles International A...

An Entire Day Of LAX Takeoffs In One Epic Photo

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel

If you want to know what a takeoff at Los Angeles International Airport looks like, just ask Mike Kelley. The L.A.-based photographer recently spe...

Arrests Made In LAX Bag Theft Case

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police served more than two dozen search warrants and made multiple arrests as part of a months-long investigation into baggage t...

Communication Lapses Cited In Response To LAX Shooting: Report

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 03.18.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the emergency response to last year's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport cites serious shortcomings in com...

New Details Released About LAX Shooting

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wo...

Erroneous Gun Reports Prompt LAX Travelers To Evacuate

AP | By ANDREW DALTON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A loud auto crash that some passengers thought was shots being fired and an anonymous call reporting a gunman prompted evacuation...

Officials: TSA Officer Bled For 33 Minutes As Help Stood By

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 11.15.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Police Department official says an internal investigation will be done into an allegation that an LAPD officer dela...

NRA, Pro-Gun Movement, Are Major Source of TSA Animus

Josh Horwitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The NRA, of course, has taken the lead in advancing the twisted idea that the Second Amendment protects to the rights of individuals to go to war with their own government.

Slain LAX TSA Officer Was A Family Man, 40th Birthday Was Next Week

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 11.02.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Friends and family remembered slain Transportation Security Administration officer Gerardo I. Hernandez as a famil...

Second Dry Ice Explosion At LAX

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — A dry ice explosion rattled nerves late Monday at Los Angeles International Airport in the second such incident in...

Bomb Scare At LAX Reportedly Halts Some Outgoing Flights

Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles

A bomb scare at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has reportedly halted departures from the airport's Terminal 2. NBC Los Angeles first repor...

Free Wine And Beer!

Los Angeles Daily News | Brian Sumers | Posted 10.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Continuing its build-up at Los Angeles International Airport, Delta Air Lines announced Thursday it will start hourly service to San Francisco Interna...

Flying In Style!

AP | SARAH PARVINI | Posted 08.24.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A newly renovated terminal at Los Angeles International Airport could make it tough to remember there's a plane to catch. When it...

LOOK: Teen Was 'Shamed' By TSA Officer For This Outfit

Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents

What's wrong with this picture? And whose business is it, anyway? Those questions have had Boing Boing founder Mark Frauenfelder -- and others foll...

Sign At LAX Accidentally Declares Emergency

AP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a contractor at Los Angeles International Airport accidentally made flight-status signs read "Emergency Leave the T...

Flying Anxiety? Pet This Adorable Dog

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.19.2013 | Travel

Some people recommend a stiff drink to combat anxiety about flying. Officials at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) think they have a better solu...

Why Modern Airports Have to Change

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The fact is that the everyday-ness of today's airports is exactly the opposite of what we flyers need. Don't wall us off, you builders, from where we are and what we are about to do. We may be frightened but we are not dumb.

8 Airports To Avoid This Holiday Season

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.20.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

To avoid throngs of fellow passengers, consider swapping your SFO ticket for a seat on a plane leaving from Sacramento International.

Terrorist Who Planned To Bomb LA Airport Gets Sentenced AGAIN

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 12.24.2012 | Crime

SEATTLE — An Algerian man whose sentence for plotting to blow up the Los Angeles airport around the turn of the new millennium was thrown out fo...

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...

The Latest On That Free Wifi Deal At LAX

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Angelenos flying through LAX could soon be looking at sunny skies when it comes to free wifi at the airport. LA City Council’s Trade, Commerce, ...

No Free Wi-Fi At LAX Due To Suspicious Hiring Practices

Posted 06.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles International Airport may not be getting online just yet. The Los Angeles City Council put the brakes on establishing free Wi-Fi at LA...

Best News Ever About Los Angeles International Airport

Posted 06.05.2012 | Los Angeles

It's easy to dream of a free Wi-Fi connection when roaming the magazine stands, fast food stalls and duty free stores at LAX. Well, LAX is now prepare...

Pinkberry Co-Founder Arrested On Assault Warrant

Posted 01.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Things have taken a turn for the sour for Young Lee, a co-founder of the Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain famous for its tart frozen treats. Lee was ...