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.
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.
Several families sat stunned and in tears in a Tarrant County juvenile courtroom on Tuesday. Emotions were high after a judge sentenced teenager Ethan Couch to 10 years probation for a drunk driving crash that killed four people back in June.
A teenager who killed four people while driving drunk has been sentenced to 10 years probation.
The trial started Wednesday morning at a juvenile court in Fort Worth for a teenager accused of driving drunk and killing four people.
Police are searching downtown Fort Worth for a suspect who has escaped a probation office.
Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent has filed an application asking that he be sentenced to probation in the event he is convicted of intoxication manslaughter.
A self-described “unlucky” burglar in North Texas who called 911 when confronted by an armed homeowner must serve seven years of probation.
The Texas prosecutor who brokered a 10-year probationary sentence for former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf in 2010 says he is working on a plea deal that would allow the Montana native to serve his sentence in his home state.
Three former TCU football players who were among more than a dozen students arrested during a drug sting have been sentenced to probation.
Three of the four TCU football players charged in February in a months-long drug investigation have received fines and probation in return for guilty pleas, Tarrant County officials said Tuesday.
Nine years after killing two people, a hit-and-run driver may finally be going to prison.