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Victim In Deadly ‘Affluenza’ Teen Crash Talks For The 1st Time

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.

CBS 11–06/19/2014

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

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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

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

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Prosecutors: No Appeal Options In North Texas Wreck Case

Prosecutors said Monday that a North Texas teen’s probation sentence for a drunken wreck that killed four pedestrians frustrates them, too, but they haven’t found a way to seek a stiffer sentence.

12/16/2013