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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

Teenager Lucas McConnell talks about the deadly DWI that killed four people around him in June 2013. HE and his family have filed suit against the drunk driver responsible, Ethan Couch. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Survivor Pursues Lawsuit Against Teen In Deadly DWI Crash

A North Texas family says they are not settling with Ethan Couch’s family. In fact, they want a jury to hear their lawsuit. The family says their young son is still traumatized and dealing with the impact of the deadly crash that happened last summer.

CBS 11–03/26/2014

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Prosecutors: No Appeal Options In North Texas Wreck Case

Prosecutors said Monday that a North Texas teen’s probation sentence for a drunken wreck that killed four pedestrians frustrates them, too, but they haven’t found a way to seek a stiffer sentence.

12/16/2013