Picnic Baskets Filled with Giant African Snails Seized at LAX

Aleksander Chan · 07/14/14 07:50PM

Sixty-seven live giant African snails were discovered in two picnic baskets at the Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month. The snails, which collectively weighed 35 pounds, were sent from Lagos, Nigeria, to a person in San Dimas, Ca., and were apparently intended for human consumption.

Lacey Donohue · 10/13/13 10:59PM

What was initially reported as a “dry ice bomb” Sunday night at Terminal 2 in LAX was an explosion of a plastic bottle filled with dry ice in an empty bathroom. While the terminal has since reopened, departing flights out of LAX are delayed and the FBI is investigating.

TSA Officer Arrested For Stealing From Suitcase

Seth Abramovitch · 05/19/11 02:28AM

You know when you go through airport security, and they're all, "Put everything in the plastic tub, sir...SIR. I said EVERYTHING. YES, that includes that priceless pocket watch that belonged to your great-grandfather. What is that, anyway? A Breguet No. 5 housed in 18-karat yellow gold etched with a barleycorn guilloché motif? Yeah. That's what I thought. Real pretty piece o' clockwork you got there, buddy. Now put the damn watch in the tub before I call over Big Bob and his box of surgical gloves. You're holding up the line."

The Haunting Of Kate Hudson

Douglas Reinhardt · 10/31/08 01:49PM

Click to A couple of fiendish film flashers got their Halloween jollies in a day early as they spooked spectacular sassy screen star Kate Hudson at popular celeb hangout, LAX. The fiends wore spooky burlap sacks over the faces and shouted scary phrases like “Boo!” and “John McCain won the election!” while jumping out in front of the Raising Helen star. [Photo Credit: WENN] *A Call To The Bullpen is a work of fiction. Although the pictures we use are most certainly real, Defamer does not purport that any of the incidents or quotations you see in this piece actually happened. Lighten up, people ... it's a joke.