FROM Michael Grabell
TSA Scanners Warehoused X-Ray body scanners have been controversial since the Transportation Security Administration began installing them in airports after the failed underwear bombing on Christmas Day, 2009. Now, the TSA is planning some changes that travelers -- and taxpayers -- will want to know about. Nearly half the scanners are going to be moved from America's biggest airports to smaller ones. But 90 others — worth $150,000 each -- will be left sitting in a Texas warehouse. Michael Grabell is a reporter for ProPublica .
New Leadership for America's Largest Sheriff's Department Next month, LA County voters will elect a new sheriff. We’ll talk with Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach Police Chief, who got 49.4% in the primary. Can he reform what one judge called a “corrupt culture”—infamous for the excessive force and jailhouse brutality that led to a federal consent decree?