14-Year-Old Still In Custody In Bomb Threat Case (WMAY.com, 10/6/17)

A 14-year-old District 186 student will remain in the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center as he awaits his next court appearance in a bomb threat case.

State’s Attorney John Milhiser says that while there was some brief consideration to charging the teen as an adult, prosecutors took his age and other factors into consideration in deciding to leave the case in juvenile court.

Milhiser would not discuss whether the teen had any prior record… and is not ruling out the possibility of additional charges. The teen is accused of phoning in threats that led to the evacuation of four Springfield schools Thursday.