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.
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.
Ethan Couch, the teenager that claimed he suffered from Affluenza, is supposed to be released from rehab very soon.
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.”
Ethan Couch’s father has been arrested for impersonating a police officer in North Richland Hills.
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.
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.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.