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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)

“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

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)

Judge Orders No Jail For Teen In Fatal Car Wreck

A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager who was sentenced to 10 years’ probation in a drunken-driving crash that killed four people to go to a rehabilitation facility paid for by his parents.

02/05/2014

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)

Teen Responsible For Deadly Drunken Crash Headed To Rehab

The North Texas teen responsible for a drunken crash that killed four people and severely injured two others will serve no jail time.

CBS 11–02/05/2014

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Ethan Couch To Learn Conditions Of Probation

The teenager sentenced to probation in a drunk driving crash that killed four people will return to court on Wednesday, but the public may be locked out of the hearing.

02/05/2014

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CBS 11 Files Motion In Juvenile Court Over Closure

CBS 11 and five other DFW media outlets jointly filed a motion Friday in state District Judge Jean Boyd’s juvenile court asking her to make documents public regarding a murder case she recently closed to the public.

01/31/2014

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Family Mistrusts Judge, Agrees To Teen Murder Plea Deal

A 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.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Wants Harsher DWI Crash Sentences

A teen who admitted to killing four people in a drunk driving crash was given a sentence of 10 years probation. Now, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is calling for changes.

12/20/2013

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)

Lt. Gov. Calls For Tougher Sentences After Couch Case

Texas 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.

CBS 11–12/19/2013

McCreight's ankle monitor

Man Says He Received Different ‘Juvenile Justice’ From Judge

Connor McCreight’s ankle monitor is a daily reminder of his past. He is still serving punishment for a crime committed when he was just 14-year-old. He says compared to admitted drunk driver Ethan Couch his sentence from the same judge was harsh.

CBS 11–12/18/2013

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

DA Moves Forward With New Effort To Lock Up Teenage Drunk Driver

There’s a new effort to put a teenage drunk driver behind bars. Ethan Couch killed four people in a crash this past summer. Now the Tarrant County DA is turning his attention toward the two surviving, but severely injured teens in the crash.

12/17/2013

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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