Today marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States.
Last year the LAPD was staffed at "full strength" as a precaution. This year Officer Cleon Joseph told us it wasn't clear what the department's plans were, though we'd expect much of the same.
In the meantime the L.A. Fire ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with news of a "credible" terrorist threat for the East Coast. First posed at 7 a.m.
Though we know that two of the 9/11 attackers spent time in Los Angeles before the events that changed the course of contemporary American history, our city is often though of as a low- ... More >>
strangecosmos.coWind turbines at the AeroVironment facility in Monrovia. Also pretty cool.Reports abound this morning of a possible Al Qaeda attack plan against 11 officials at L.A. County's own AeroVironment Inc., a top drone manufacturer in the U.S. War on Terror.
Employees of the Monrovia ... More >>
LAX has been targeted before.Los Angeles was on a short list of cities targeted for terrorist attacks, according to data mined by troops that raided Osama Bin Laden's Pakistani compound this week.
CBS News states that L.A. was listed in the intel along with New York, Chicago and Washington, ... More >>
At LAX, do you allow yourself to be groped?America, we've gone too far.
It's been nearly 10 years since 9/11, and it's time reassess how twisted we'll make our freedoms in order to make us think we're somehow safer.
Southern California resident John Tyner put the issue front-and-center over ... More >>
Given the attempted car bombing in New York over the weekend -- with initial implications for the Los Angeles area and its entertainment media -- this would be an ill-timed move: The union representing Los Angeles police and pseudonymous cop writer Jack Dunphy both say that the Los Angeles Po ... More >>
The flag of Al-Qaeda.As Obama administration intelligence officials this week told the Senate intelligence committee that they were certain Al-Qaeda would again attempt to attack the United States within six months, the leader of the LAX police association urged vigilance at the airport that ... More >>