Alabama man charged after handgun found in luggage at NJ airport


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An Alabama man who allegedly had a gun in his luggage at Newark Liberty International Airport is now facing a weapons charge.

Transportation Security Administration officials say agents spotted a .22-caliber handgun in the man’s carry-on bag as it went through a screening machine Wednesday in Terminal B.

The man’s name has not been disclosed. The incident marks the first gun arrest at the airport this year.

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