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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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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

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

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)

DA Wants Teen On Probation For Deadly DWI Crash Back Behind Bars

Days after a North Texas teen was sentenced to probation for hitting and killing four people while driving drunk the Tarrant County District Attorney is calling for his incarceration.

CBS 11–12/17/2013

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Drivers Say Burleson Retta Road Is Unsafe

Residents in Burleson have long complained about a stretch of Burleson Retta Road, saying that it gets too dark there at night. They point to a fatal crash six months ago as proof.

12/13/2013

Ethan Couch, 16, sentenced to probation for DWI crash that killed four people. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Teen Sentenced To Probation For Deadly DWI Crash

A teenager who killed four people while driving drunk has been sentenced to 10 years probation.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

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Teen On Trial For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

The teen accused of driving drunk and killing four people is scheduled to go on trial Wednesday in Fort Worth.

12/04/2013

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Sheriff: Teen Driver Was Drunk Before Deadly Crash Near Burleson

Tarrant County officials have released the accident report from last month’s crash in south Fort Worth that left killed four people, including a youth pastor. Sheriff Dee Anderson said there is no question alcohol was involved.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

Funeral Services for youth pastor Brian Jennings (credit: CBS 11 News)

Killed Youth Pastor Remembered At Memorial

More than a thousand people turned out to remember well-like youth pastor, Brian Jennings, who was killed when he stopped to help a stranded driver.

CBS 11–06/19/2013

19 year-old Evan Jennings, the son of Brian Jennings, who was killed in a crash near Burleson. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Killed Pastor’s Son Says His Dad Taught Forgiveness

Nineteen-year-old Evan Jennings is one of three children left without a father after a car crash near Burleson killed 41-year-old Brian Jennings on Sunday.

CBS 11–06/18/2013

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Alcohol Was Factor In Fatal Crash Near Burleson

Investigators continued to take pictures along a gruesome accident scene Monday afternoon, which stretched hundreds of feet down Burleson Retta Road in south Fort Worth. The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the 16 people involved the car crash that killed four pedestrians.

06/17/2013

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