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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

Michael Underwood, charged with underage drinking after the Montague County Sheriff says he accidentally shot and killed his friend, Nate Maki. 
(credit: Montague County Sheriff's Office)

Mom Upset After Teen Gunman Given Probation

A judge sentenced a North Texas teenager to five years of probation after the he pleaded guilty Monday to negligent homicide.

01/28/2014

Michael Underwood, charged with underage drinking after the Montague County Sheriff says he accidentally shot and killed his friend, Nate Maki. 
(credit: Montague County Sheriff's Office)

Teen Sentenced To Probation For Shooting, Killing Friend

The North Texas teen who was indicted for shooting and killing his friend has plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide.

01/27/2014

The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Halliburton Manager Gets Probation In Gulf Spill

A former Halliburton manager was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation for destroying evidence in the aftermath of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/21/2014

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)

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

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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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

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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

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