Request To Remove Judge In Ethan Couch Case DeniedHad the judge been removed from the case it could have lead to the teen's release from jail.
Judge Recusal Hearing Held For "Affluenza" Teen Ethan CouchThe teen whose lawyers used an “affulenza” defense during his Intoxication Manslaughter trial was back in court today. Attorneys for Ethan Couch filed a motion to have his juvenile probation judge removed.
Couch's Lawyers Want Judge Pulled From Teen's CaseAttorneys for Ethan Couch are trying to get the judge who sent the teenager to jail thrown off his case. The motion filed Monday follows a plea from Couch's team last month that the teen has been wrongfully incarcerated.
Ethan Couch's Lawyers Want Judge's Rulings TossedLawyers for Ethan Couch have filed a new motion arguing that the 'affluenza' teenager should be released from jail, because the judge should not have had jurisdiction over the case.
'Affluenza' Mom Released From House Arrest, Gets Job As BartenderThe mother of Tarrant County's "Affluenza Teen" has now been released from house arrest, so she can get a job. And she already has one lined up as a bartender.
Tonya Couch Faces New Charge Of Money LaunderingThere is a new charge against Tonya Couch, the mother of 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch. She is already facing a charge for hindering apprehension and now faces a charge for money laundering.
Ethan Couch Moved To "Less Restrictive" JailAfter being ordered last week to remain in jail for nearly two more years, Ethan Couch was transferred Tuesday out of Tarrant County's maximum security facility to a "less restrictive" location, according to Sheriff Dee Anderson.
Judge Upholds Ethan Couch's Jail TermThe judge in the case of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has upheld an April order that the teen spend nearly two years in jail.
Affluenza Teen To Serve 720 Days In The Tarrant County JailEthan Couch made his first appearance in adult court. During the hearing, before District Judge Wayne Salvant, Couch learned that he will remain behind bars for the next 720 days -- nearly two years.
'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Turns 19, Has New Date With A Judge'Affluenza' teen Ethan Couch will be before judge Wayne Salvant tomorrow morning to officially have his case transferred to adult court.
Ethan Couch Likely To Stay Jailed Until April BirthdayEthan Couch waived his right to a Friday hearing and "all signs point" to him waiving the subsequent hearings every 10 days that he's entitled to under the juvenile system.
'Affluenza' Teen's Case Will Move To Adult CourtIt was decision day for 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch, and the judge decided to move his probation to adult court after his next birthday. Prosecutors had been pushing for this hearing for months.