Stories tagged: airport
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 5:36 P.M.
One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson arrested in airport scuffle
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has been arrested for allegedly attacking a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport, an incident the singer’s lawyer described as “provoked” by paparazzi.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 11:08 P.M.
Travelers fret about Wi-Fi, but it might be about to get better
When it comes to travel, internet access has never been more ubiquitous – or more underwhelming.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 11:07 P.M.
U.S. airport pat-downs are about to get more invasive
While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. Now, those have been eliminated, replaced …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 11:08 P.M.
Malaysia to release, deport North Korean in nerve agent probe
North Korean man will be released from custody because of lack of evidence connecting him to the fatal nerve agent attack on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 9:14 A.M.
Small plane crash shut down Bellingham airport for 24 hours
Authorities say a small plane crash during a snowstorm shut down the Bellingham International Airport for nearly 24 hours.
SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 11:45 A.M.
Naming airport after Clintons doesn’t fly with GOP lawmaker
With his party now holding all of the levers of power in Arkansas politics, a Republican state lawmaker is pushing to remove the names of the state’s most famous Democrats …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:59 A.M.
Planes clip wings while taxiing at Phoenix airport
Two planes clipped wings while taxiing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:33 A.M.
Bruce Willis airstrip rule change prompts lawsuit
Residents of a rural southern Idaho county have filed a lawsuit over a zoning change that will allow actor Bruce Willis to build a private airport.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 4:32 P.M.
‘Miracle on the Hudson’ legacy: 70,000 slain birds
Birds took the blame for bringing down the jetliner that “Sully” Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River eight years ago this weekend. They have been paying for it with their …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 7:06 P.M.
$8.2 million settlement approved in SeaTac minimum wage case
A federal judge has approved an $8.2 million court settlement to resolve the claims of thousands of workers who said they were paid less than $15 per hour after the …
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 5:24 P.M.
Girl gets back special teddy bear lost in airport shooting
Yards from where workers finished the cleanup from the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting, a girl was reunited Tuesday with the teddy bear she left behind while fleeing.
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 7:11 P.M.
Where’s Rufus? Search is on for special teddy bear lost during airport shooting
In the middle of a violent frenzy Friday afternoon at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, after a gunman opened fire at a baggage claim terminal, Canadian traveler Kim Lariviere left behind …
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 5:24 P.M.
Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect gets public defender in court
The Iraq war veteran held in the fatal shooting of five people inside Fort Lauderdale’s airport was appointed a federal public defender on Monday after telling a judge that he …
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 7:45 P.M.
IDs, phones, bags among 25,000 items lost in Florida airport rampage
Dan and Janice Kovacs and their two children were passing through airport security when the gunfire erupted. They were shoeless – with wallets, passports and carry-on items chugging along a …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 4:55 P.M.
Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting suspect ‘lost his mind’ after tour in Iraq, family says
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 4:44 P.M.
Fort Lauderdale attack may revive debate over security screening at airport entrances
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 1:07 P.M.
Gunman kills five at Fort Lauderdale airport
Police said five people were killed in a shooting Friday afternoon at the Fort Lauderdale international airport that also sent several others to the hospital.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 10:30 A.M.
Bruce Willis’ airstrip project can resume in Camas County
Camas County commissioners have approved an ordinance that will allow the construction of a private airport owned by actor Bruce Willis to resume.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 8:46 A.M.
Tri-Cities Airport unveils new security checkpoint for holiday travelers
Holiday travelers will have a little more breathing room when they pass through security at the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 9:26 A.M.
No one hurt after e-cigarette sparks fire on American flight
An American Airlines flight from Dallas to Indianapolis had to make an emergency landing in Arkansas after a passenger’s electronic cigarette “malfunctioned” and started a small fire, airline officials said.
SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2016, 6:54 P.M.
Big crowd greets MLS champion Sounders on return to Seattle
The MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders arrived home to a big crowd of fans in “rave green” following their dramatic victory over Toronto FC on penalty kicks.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 7:42 A.M.
Dozens of flights at Sea-Tac canceled due to icy conditions
SEATTLE – Dozens of flights have been canceled at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport because of winter weather conditions. Alaska Airlines canceled about 35 flights from morning until about noon Tuesday as …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 12:21 P.M.
Doyle Owens, founder of unclaimed baggage store, dies at 85
The Alabama businessman who started a one-of-a-kind store selling the contents of unclaimed airline baggage has died.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 5:17 P.M.
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport runway project gets $5 million
Another $5 million has been allotted to the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport runway realignment project.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016
Then and Now: Spokane International Airport
At first, Spokane’s new airport was a Depression-era economic development project. Spokane County eventually bought 2 square miles on the West Plains in 1938 for a “super-airport” to be known …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 1:48 P.M.
Partially naked woman accused of damaging fencing, buildings at Moses Lake Airport
A partially naked woman caused thousands of dollars in damage Wednesday morning when she reportedly rammed through a gate at the Moses Lake International Airport and broke into two buildings.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 4:59 P.M.
Rapper Coolio arrested after loaded gun found at LA airport
Authorities say rapper Coolio has been arrested after a loaded firearm was found in a carry-on bag during security screening at Los Angeles International Airport.
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 10:05 A.M.
False reports made LAX scare hard to avoid
A false report of gunshots that sent panicked travelers fleeing from Los Angeles International Airport came right after officers with weapons drawn detained a masked man dressed in black and …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 9:47 P.M.
False report of gunman at Los Angeles airport creates panic
Police say they are searching the terminals and social media posts show many people fleeing Los Angeles International Airport amid rumors of a possible shooting.
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 10:13 A.M.
United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Spokane
A United Airlines flight from Calgary landed at Spokane International Airport after mechanical problems triggered an emergency