Airports hold silent tribute for slain TSA officer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Airports around the nation observed a moment of silence Friday to honor the Transportation Security Administration officer killed by a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport a week ago.
With heads bowed and hands folded, passengers and TSA officers alike stopped Friday at LAX as "Taps" was played to remember Gerardo Hernandez. Operations were halted at hundreds of U.S. airports at 9:20 a.m. PST — the same time Hernandez was shot and killed last week.
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