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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)

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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Deadly Drunk Driving Probation Sentence Leaves Families Stunned

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2013

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

Teen Sentenced To Probation For Deadly DWI Crash

A teenager who killed four people while driving drunk has been sentenced to 10 years probation.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

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Trial Begins For Drunk Driving Teen That Killed Four

The trial started Wednesday morning at a juvenile court in Fort Worth for a teenager accused of driving drunk and killing four people.

12/04/2013

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Police Search Downtown Fort Worth For Escaped Murder Suspect

Police are searching downtown Fort Worth for a suspect who has escaped a probation office.

CBS 11–11/27/2013

Josh Brent

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Wants Probation If Convicted

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.

08/12/2013

Christopher Moore, burglary suspect from Parker County. (Parker County Sheriff's Office)

“Unlucky” DFW Burglar Gets Probation

A self-described “unlucky” burglar in North Texas who called 911 when confronted by an armed homeowner must serve seven years of probation.

02/26/2013

Ryan Leaf, Dallas Cowboys

Leaf Could Serve Texas Time In Montana Prison

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.

02/05/2013

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