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Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

Texas Legislators Aim To Ban ‘Affluenza’ Defense

Affluenza — it’s the one word that may have kept Ethan Couch out of jail. But now, several Texas lawmakers want to ban the controversial tactic from being used in court again.

12/10/2014

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Colleyville Family Said Flu Shot Could’ve Save Daughter’s Life

Colleyville family wants to spread the word about how flu shots can save live.

CBS 11–11/23/2014

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Affluenza Teen Being Released From Texas Rehab

The so-called ‘affluenza’ teen, Ethan Couch, is being released from a Texas State Hospital in Vernon today. But CBS 11’s I-Team has learned that he will not be going home.

CBS 11–11/13/2014

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Who Am I To Not Forgive Ethan?

Ethan Couch, the teenager that claimed he suffered from Affluenza, is supposed to be released from rehab very soon.

11/10/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

Wife Of Man Killed By ‘Affluenza’ Teen Breaks Silence

Wife of Paster Brian Jennings will break silence to CBS11 Monday

CBS 11–11/09/2014

Frederick Anthony Couch (mug shot via North Richland Hills Police Department)

Father Of ‘Affluenza’ Teen Arrested For Impersonating Police Officer

Ethan Couch’s father has been arrested for impersonating a police officer in North Richland Hills.

08/19/2014

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Victim In Deadly ‘Affluenza’ Teen Crash Talks For The 1st Time

For the very first time we’re hearing what happened one year ago, this week, when a group of teenagers left a party and piled into Ethan Couch’s pickup truck. It’s a firsthand account by a teenager who was riding in the bed of the truck.

CBS 11–06/19/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

Texas Judge Orders ‘Affluenza’ Records Turned Over

A judge has ordered attorneys for the North Texas teenager who killed four people in a deadly wreck to turn over the records of the psychologist who claimed the teen suffered from “affluenza.”

05/30/2014

Psychologist Dick Miller  popularized the word "affluenza" during the notorius case of a 16-year-old who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his truck and killed four people. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Controversy Continues About Teen’s “Affluenza” Diagnosis

He popularized the word “affluenza” during the notorious case of a 16-year-old who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his truck and killed four people.

05/16/2014

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‘Affluenza’ Crash Victim Wants Doctor To Testify

Attorneys for a boy injured by a 16-year-old driver who killed four people in a drunken wreck want to hear from the psychologist who said that the teenager had “affluenza.”

05/16/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

‘Affluenza’ Teen’s Family To Pay Victim $2M

The family of a North Texas teenager who killed four people and injured 12 in a drunken-driving wreck has reached a settlement of more than $2 million with the family of a teenage boy left disabled.

CBS 11–05/06/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

“Affluenza” Teen’s Parents Partially Responsible For Treatment

The parents of the teen who drove drunk and caused a crash that killed four people last summer will pay only a small percentage for his rehabilitation treatment.

CBS 11–04/11/2014

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