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IL State Senator arrested at O'Hare on felony gun charge

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:33:22 CST
By: AP

The Cook County State's Attorney's office says state Sen. Donne Trotter has been charged a felony for allegedly trying to board an aircraft with a weapon. Spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said Wednesday that the Chicago Democrat was charged with a Class 4 felony. Simonton wouldn't reveal any more information, including whether the gun was loaded. Trotter is expected in Cook County bond court on Thursday.

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