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updated: 12/30/2013 7:24 AM

Police: Woman arrested with loaded gun at Midway

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A suburban Chicago woman faces charges after allegedly trying to bring a loaded handgun into Midway International Airport.

Twenty-five-year-old Josephine Coleman of Country Club Hills was charged with boarding an aircraft with a weapon. She was ordered held Sunday in lieu of $25,000.

Chicago police reports show she was arrested Saturday after she allegedly placed a bag containing a loaded handgun on a Transportation Security Administration X-ray machine.

Police say Coleman says she didn't realize the gun was in the bag.

According to a police report she has a valid Firearm Owner's Identification card. She told police she's in the military.

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