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    Georgia Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found In Carry-On At Midway

    A 35-year-old man from Georgia was arrested at Midway International Airport on Monday, after security screeners found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage. WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody reports Transportation Security Administration workers found a loaded 9 mm Desert Eagle pistol in Kevin Champion’s luggage as he was going through a security checkpoint before his flight from Midway to Atlanta. TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy said it was the sixth firearm found in luggage at Midway this year. There were no indications he intended to cause harm, but he was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor for carrying a concealed firearm ...


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    Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on


    A Georgia man was arrested Monday morning after authorities found a handgun in his carry-on luggage at Midway International Airport, police said. Kevin Champion, 35, of the 3700 block of Wetherburn Drive in Clarkston, Ga., was traveling through Midway Airport when Transportation Security Administration officials found he'd been carrying a 9mm handgun in his carry-on luggage, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic. He was arrested about 8:25 a.m. and charged with carrying a concealed firearm at an airport, a misdemeanor, said Sedevic. He was released on his own recognizance on a signature bond and was given a ...


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    Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on

    Kevin Champion, 35, of the 3700 block of Wetherburn Drive in Clarkston, Ga., was traveling through Midway Airport when Transportation Security Administration officials found he'd been carrying a 9mm handgun in his carry-on luggage, said Chicago Police ...


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    Georgia man arrested with handgun in carry-on at Midway

    A Georgia man was arrested after TSA officials found a handgun in his carry-on luggage Monday at Midway Airport. Kevin Champion, 35, of the 300 block of Weatherburn Drive in Clarkston, Ga., faces a misdemeanor charge of carrying a concealed firearm at the airport, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said. Champion was traveling through Midway when the TSA recovered a 9 mm handgun in his carry-on, Estrada said. He was released on his own recognizance and is next scheduled to appear in court Oct. 1.


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