Two teenagers who used Twitter to threaten to blow up their southwest suburban high schools in unrelated incidents this week have been charged with making bomb threats, police said.
It should have been the crowning career moment for former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon when he helped his team win the Super Bowl. Instead, McMahon, in a sit-down interview with CBS 2′s Dave Savini, says the experience was a nightmare.
A former Western Illinois University student faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to making bomb threats at the school last year.
An 18-year-old Northbrook student was due in court Thursday, charged with threatening to bomb Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South high schools.
Officials at Western Illinois University hope some cash will help catch whoever is behind a half dozen bomb threats in recent weeks.