“Affluenza” Mom Tonya Couch Attends Court HearingThere is news involving the mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch. After being indicted for helping her son jump bail and escape to Mexico, Tonya Couch has another court hearing today.
Texas Court: Teen Must Turn Over 'Affluenza' Records A state appeals court has ruled that attorneys for a North Texas teen who killed four people in a drunken crash must turn over records of the psychiatrist who testified the teen suffered from "affluenza."
Family Mistrusts Judge, Agrees To Teen Murder Plea DealA Fort Worth teen, who killed classmate Nicholas Anderson with a claw hammer, has been sentenced to 26 years behind bars. The family of the murdered teen agreed to a plea deal because they did not trust Judge Jean Boyd's judgment had their been a trial.
Lt. Gov. Calls For Tougher Sentences After Couch CaseTexas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Thursday called on a state Senate committee to study sentences for intoxication manslaughter cases after a teenager received probation for a wreck that killed four people.