NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Justin R. Carter never thought he'd be an object lesson in watching what you say in the social media.
The 19-year-old says he thought he was being edgy when he jokingly posted on Facebook that he was "going to shoot up a kindergarten."
Now, after spending almost 100 days in a New Braunfels jail, he says he regrets the Feb. 13 posting.
He remains in Comal County Jail with a $500,000 bond pending a July 16 court date, charged with making a terroristic threat.
New Braunfels Police Lt. John Wells tells the San Antonio Express-News the threat was taken seriously after the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut. Twenty young children and six women died.
Online petitions in his support have garnered about 30,000 signatures.
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The Austin Parks Department board will vote on a new design for Auditorium Shores that expands a proposed off leash dog park area by one acre.
Two school buses crashed Tuesday morning in South Austin but none of the children on board were hurt, officials said.
On Tuesday, Capital Metro will roll out it's new MetroRapid fleet and run multiple tests gearing up for its January 2014 debut.
An 8-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Democrats say they finally hold a statewide office again in Texas — thanks to a Republican who's switching sides.
Leander ISD is one of the fastest growing school districts in the state. Their latest demographic report shows a shift in the type of families moving into the district.