A radio reporter was caught with a loaded handgun in his briefcase today as he entered a courthouse to cover a trial.

Rob Milford, 53, a general assignment reporter at KDKA Radio, was charged with possession of a firearm in a court facility and carrying a firearm without a license. He was carrying a .38-caliber revolver, the Allegheny County Sheriff’s office said.

KDKA Radio General Manager Marshall Adams told The Associated Press the station was looking into what happened.

A phone number for Milford could not immediately be found. Adams wouldn’t comment on whether Milford had an attorney.

Milford has worked at the station since 2006. Before that, he worked at Fox News Radio and CBS Radio covering everything from hurricanes to the Iraq war.

This is the second time in a week that someone has been charged with trying to bring a gun into the courthouse.

On Thursday, a woman who was a witness in a criminal case was arrested when security screeners found a semiautomatic handgun in her purse. She told authorities she didn’t know the gun was in her purse.

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