Illinois Senator Arrested For Bringing Gun on Plane
Description:State Senator Donne Trotter of Chicago is spending the night in jail on a felony charge of trying to carry a gun and ammunition onto a plane.
He was stopped at an O’Hare security checkpoint Wednesday morning.
Trotter has announced his candidacy to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in congress.
Authorities found a .25-caliber Beretta in his garment bag, and a clip containing six live rounds in a separate side pocket, according to police, who said the gun was not loaded.(2:54)