Kenny Wells, 42, is charged with carrying a weapon or long gun at a commercial service airport, reckless conduct, discharging of firearms on property of another, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The top security official flew to Atlanta on Wednesday to get a firsthand account of the situation.
U.S. health officials say they are actively searching for the omicron variant, as scientists work to understand whether the variant poses a new pandemic threat.
The Atlanta Police Department said 42-year-old Kenny Wells, whose gun allegedly fired accidentally at a Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport security checkpoint, was taken into custody at Clayton County Jail.
A TSA screener wrestled with a passenger over a bag that had a prohibited item inside.
Atlanta investigators believe they have found the gun that was brought to a Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport security checkpoint.
Atlanta Fire Rescue firefighters met the plane at the gate, hopped on board, and delivered baby girl Analia.
Even after a scare on Saturday, authorities said they found two more unchecked handguns in carry-on bags this weekend.
The manhunt continues for 42-year-old convicted felon Kenny Wells, who police say escaped the Atlanta airport in the chaos after his gun went off at a security checkpoint.
Delta Air Lines is offering passengers a travel waiver for anyone who missed a flight during Saturday's chaos at Atlanta's airport.
At least three people were injured at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after a passenger's gun was discharged Saturday afternoon, the Transportation Security Administration confirmed.
The flat course led to fast times at Saturday's 5K on the 5th Runway event, which raised money for scholarships and United Way.
It was a record-breaking year at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for guns found in carry-ons.
Southwest Airlines is blaming the weather for a surge of flight cancellations throughout the weekend.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport organized the event to mark one of the darkest days in American history, but also as a demonstration of resiliency to never forget.
Crews with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport destroyed the 14-story former Sheraton hotel, located at 1900 Sullivan Road, by implosion on Sunday.
A section of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was closed off Tuesday evening due to a report of a suspicious package. Operations have since returned to normal.
A North Carolina couple who has been fighting to get their newly adopted dog into the US from Iraq finally got to meet her Saturday.
A 3-year-old Washington D.C. girl has been hearing her name all over the place lately and not necessarily in a good way, but got a big confidence boost thanks to some Georgians.
Passengers on airplanes have been receiving threats on their phones while they are sitting on the plane. It has happened at several airports across the country, including in Atlanta.