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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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Grapevine Festival Focused On Craft Beer

Grapevine is celebrating its annual Main Street Days event this weekend. And while the city is known for its fine wine, craft beer is actually the focus of this year’s festival.

05/16/2014

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Police Pull Over Prom Bus, Teens Left On Side Of Road

Twenty students from Marcus High School ended their prom night on the side of the road after police pulled over their party bus.

05/05/2014

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Number Of Teens Smoking Alcohol On The Rise

Toxicologists say smoking alcohol can be a dangerous way to get drunk, especially for teenagers.

04/22/2014

Packed cannabis at a growing facility. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Survey: 9 In 10 Texans Want Pot Decriminalized

A pro-marijuana legalization group named Progress Texas has put up a billboard in support of its cause. Some people may call it a “sign of the times,” after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado two years ago.

04/21/2014

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At Final Four: No Beer, No Problem

Usually the idea of alcohol and attending a sporting event go hand in hand.

04/05/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Woman In Custody For Intoxication Manslaughter In Euless Crash

A woman is in custody for suspected intoxication manslaughter after a man was killed in a crash around 5:13 a.m. Sunday near W. Pipeline Road and Westpark Way.

03/09/2014

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Texas To Sell Alcohol At Some Sports Events

Texas will begin selling beer and wine at some athletic events, starting Friday at the Texas softball invitational tournament. Texas has long banned alcohol sales at athletic events.

02/28/2014

Hallie Young, 36, is charged with intoxicated assault with a vehicle. (courtesy: Dallas County)

Alcohol Suspected In Dallas Wrong-Way Driver Crash

A woman who police say was driving the wrong way on the N. Central Expressway in Dallas Saturday night has been charged with intoxicated assault with a vehicle after another driver was seriously injured.

02/23/2014

A fatal accident on Cedar Crest Boulevard in Dallas leaves one woman dead. (credit: CBS 11 news)

Woman Charged In Fatal Dallas Ejection Accident

A woman has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter after an overnight accident in the 3400 block of Cedar Crest Blvd. killed the passenger in the car she was driving.

02/22/2014

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