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News, Transportation, Lax

Uber, Lyft Moves Closer To Gain Permission To Do LAX Pick-Ups

Posted Jul. 16, 2015, 2:17 pm

A Los Angeles city commission signed off today on an agreement that would allow ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber to legally pick-up passengers from Los Angeles International Airport.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Police Department, Lax

LAX Drug Conspiracy: Two L.A. Men Arrested On Federal Charges

Posted Jul. 15, 2015, 3:55 pm

Two men -- including a former cargo clerk at Los Angeles International Airport -- were arrested today on federal charges of conspiring to import and distribute methamphetamine and cocaine into the St. Louis area on commercial airlines.

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News, Santa Monica, Lax

Six LAX Passengers Injured After Passenger Bus Collides With Luggage Towing Vehicle

Posted Jul. 14, 2015, 10:04 am

A passenger shuttle bus carrying airline passengers collided with a luggage towing vehicle at Los Angeles International Airport Monday night, with at least six passengers suffering minor injuries.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Los Angeles, Lax

United Airlines Grounds All Flights; LAX Affected With 10 Outgoing Flights, 2 Incoming

Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 6:45 am

A computer problem affecting United Airlines grounded its fleet throughout the nation for a time today, delaying 10 outbound flights at Los Angeles International Airport, with delays expected to continue as crews work to bring things back to normal.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Lax

American Airlines Flight From Atlanta To LAX Makes Emergency Landing In Dallas

Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 2:04 pm

An American Airlines flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles made an emergency landing today in Dallas after developing a mechanical problem.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Police Department, Lax

Search Called Off After Missing Girls Who Arrived At LAX Found Safe

Posted Jul. 6, 2015, 9:39 am

A 12-year-old girl and a 17-year-old girl visiting from Vietnam reported missing shortly after they arrived at Los Angeles International Airport were picked up by a man by arrangement with their families and are safe, according to airport police.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

LAX To Close Runway 24R/6L For 113 Days For Construction Starting Today

Posted Jun. 29, 2015, 9:30 am

One of the runways at Los Angeles International Airport will be closed over the summer and parts of the fall starting today due to federally mandated construction, airport officials said.

Deborah Ale Flint.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Deborah Flint Set To Become Next Executive Director Of Los Angeles World Airports

Posted Jun. 4, 2015, 8:31 am

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners is scheduled to vote today on Mayor Eric Garcetti's nomination of Oakland International Airport Director Deborah Ale Flint to take over the city agency that operates LAX, Ontario International Airport and Van Nuys Airport.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Police Department, Lax

Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Man Loses Control Of Sports Sedan At LAX

Posted Jun. 1, 2015, 9:40 am

A 9-year-old girl remained hospitalized in critical condition today with injuries she suffered when a 67-year-old Los Angeles man driving a new sports sedan lost control and struck her before crashing into a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, injuring himself and his passenger, authorities said.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

LAX Police Taser Man Trying To Run Into Terminal 6 Past Security Officers

Posted May. 21, 2015, 8:57 am

A man pushed his way past security officers at Los Angeles International Airport and ran into a terminal on Wednesday but was subdued by police with a Taser.

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News, Santa Monica, Lax

Delta Flight Returns To LAX For Emergency Landing After Mechanical Problems

Posted May. 17, 2015, 9:09 am

Mechanical problems today forced a Delta Airlines headed to Atlanta from the Los Angeles International Airport to return back and make a successful emergency landing.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Traffic, Lax

Street Resurfacing Shuts Down Streets Near LAX

Posted May. 16, 2015, 10:45 am

Street resurfacing work will shut down some streets near Los Angeles International Airport this weekend, authorities said.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Jetliner Makes Monday Morning Emergency Landing At LAX

Posted May. 11, 2015, 9:41 am

A jetliner made an emergency landing today at Los Angeles International Airport with a landing gear problem, and no one was hurt, authorities said.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Courts, Police Department, Lax

Man Charged With Smuggling Endangered Butterflies Through LAX

Posted May. 3, 2015, 7:58 am

A man who was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with more than 1,000 dried insects in his luggage -- including 150 endangered butterflies -- was expected to plead not guilty Monday to federal charges.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Police Department, Lax

Random LAX Vehicle Checkpoint Turns Up 9mm Handgun, Ammo Magazines

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.

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News, Courts, Lax

Defense In LAX Shooter Case Will Argue Death Penalty 'Unconstitutional'

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.

Senator Bernie Sanders.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Politics, Lax

Sen. Bernie Sanders To Speak At Marianne Williamson's Sister Giant Conference

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.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Police Department, Lax

LAX Police Pursue Man In Short Vehicle Pursuit, Make Arrest

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.

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News, Courts, Police Department, Lax

LAX Murder Defendant Appears In Court

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.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Travel, Lax

LAX Officials: Record 70.6 Million Travelers Passed Through Airport In 2014

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.

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Northeast Blizzard Forces 106 Flight Cancellations At LAX

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.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Travel, Weather, Lax

Northeast Blizzard Leads To 73 LAX Flight Cancellations

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.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Police Department, Lax

Airport Union Accuses LAPD Of Improper Sting On LAX Luggage Handlers

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.

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News, Housing, Lax

LAX Neighbors Can Take Advantage Of $40 Million Home Soundproofing Subsidies

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.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Los Angeles, Courts, Lax

Man Pleads Guilty In Los Angeles To Bilking Airlines

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.

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