Posted Apr. 22, 2015, 9:22 am
A 9mm handgun and two, 10-round loaded ammunition magazines were discovered in a vehicle at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday during a random vehicle checkpoint stop, authorities said.
Posted Mar. 24, 2015, 3:51 pm
Attorneys for the suspect charged in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport plan to argue the government should be prohibited from seeking a death sentence on the grounds that it is "unconstitutional," according to court documents obtained today.
Posted Mar. 21, 2015, 9:10 am
Former 33rd Congressional District candidate Marianne Williamson will host the third Sister Giant conference on the weekend of March 28-29, at the Councourse Hotel at LAX.
Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 8:47 am
A man who appeared to be trying to kill himself at a Los Angeles International Airport cargo terminal on Monday was chased in his car by police into the central terminal area and taken into custody.
Posted Feb. 9, 2015, 9:26 am
Attorneys for the 24-year-old suspect accused in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport raised the specter of a mental health defense for the first time today in court, indicating that such an argument may be used in their attempt to save their client from the death penalty.
Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:08 am
A record 70.6 million travelers passed through Los Angeles International Airport in 2014, with the total passenger volume increasing 6 percent from the previous year.
Posted Jan. 27, 2015, 9:02 am
The blizzard in the Northeast led to 106 flight cancellations at Los Angeles International Airport this morning, authorities said.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:14 am
A blizzard warning in the Northeast today has led to 73 flight cancellations at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said.
Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:27 am
The airport police officers union on Friday accused commanding officers and the Los Angeles Police Department of initiating an improper sting on luggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport, and called on the LAPD's watchdog to investigate.
Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am
More than $40 million in subsidies are available for Inglewood residents near Los Angeles International Airport who want to soundproof their homes, city officials and Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, said Thursday.
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Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 8:57 am
A man who pretended to be a flight crew member in order to get free or low-cost flights in and out of Los Angeles County airports, which he would then sell to "clients" who would pay up to $2,000 for a year of flying, pleaded guilty today to a federal wire fraud offense.
Posted Jan. 19, 2015, 9:06 am
Motorists heading for Los Angeles International Airport during nighttime hours may want to plan ahead this week, when a stretch of westbound Century Boulevard is scheduled to be closed for five nights, starting tonight.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:46 am
A Torrance man was sentenced on Thursday to three months in federal prison for participating in a smuggling scheme in which backpacks of drugs were carried through an employee entrance at Los Angeles International Airport and onto eastbound flights.
Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 11:22 am
A Delta jetliner whose pilot reported in-flight problems on its way to Minneapolis safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport today about an hour after takeoff.
Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 11:19 am
Touting the region's burgeoning tourism industry, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that about 70.7 million passengers passed through Los Angeles International Airport in 2014, making it the nation's second-busiest airport.
Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 9:19 am
Federal prosecutors are expected in court today to discuss their plan to seek the death penalty against a 24-year-old suspect accused in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
A $25 million wrongful death lawsuit brought by the widow of a Transportation Security Administration officer who died in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be tried in federal court, according to papers obtained today.
Posted Jan. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
Federal prosecutors announced today they will seek the death penalty against a 24-year-old suspect accused in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angele...
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Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 8:48 am
Today and tomorrow are expected to be two of the busiest days of the holiday travel season at Los Angeles International Airport, so travelers should pack some patience along with their luggage.
Posted Dec. 20, 2014, 9:16 am
Los Angeles airport commissioners signed off on a $961 million contract to design and build an 11-gate, mid-airfield concourse at Los Angeles International Airport, officials announced Friday.
Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 8:30 am
Nearly 2.97 million passengers will pass through LAX during the 14-day holiday travel period that starts Friday and ends. Jan. 2, a 4.1 percent increase over last year, airport officials said today.
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Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:38 am
A Southwest Airlines flight from San Francisco to Phoenix landed instead at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday with an extra passenger, thanks to a woman who gave birth during the flight.
Posted Dec. 8, 2014, 9:12 am
The 24-year-old suspect accused in a deadly shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport is expected in court today for a status conference in his case.
Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 8:25 am
A British gay porn star who was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport for attempting to smuggle a half-pound of crystal meth in a body cavity was today ordered to spend two years in federal prison.
Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 1:44 pm
Stormy weather -- not just in the Southland but in Northern California and on the East Coast -- led to more than 100 delayed flights before noon at Los Angeles International Airport today.