Gun-carrying persons beware: A license to carry in one state does not mean you have a license in carry in another state! Below is an excerpt from the Reuters article:
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Meredith Graves, 39, a tourist from Tennessee was arrested after she brought a loaded handgun to the National September 11 Memorial in her handbag. It appears that Graves alerted security officers of her gun when she tried to check it for safekeeping. If convicted, she could face a possible 3.5 to 15 years in prison.
For full article see: Tourist arrested with loaded gun at September 11 memorial from U.S. News | Reuters.com
See also, Kansas City man caught trying to board Delta Airlines flight with loaded handgun from U.S. News | Reuters.com (12/30/11) (Man charged with having a concealed handgun in his bag and with being a felon in possession of a firearm).
- Tourist Wanted to Check Gun at WTC (abcnews.go.com)