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7 teens charged with making homemade bombs

NORTH AURORA (AP) — Seven teenagers from North Aurora are charged with misdemeanors in connection with homemade bomb explosions.

Six so-called "Drano bombs" exploded between late May and early June. Police say they were made from plastic bottles and household chemicals. There were no injuries.

The Beacon-News reports Wednesday ( that six 15-year-olds and one 16-year-old are charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Police say the teens have been referred to Kane County Juvenile Court Services.



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