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Ethan Couch Affluenza

'Affluenza' Teen Who Killed 4 In Crash Given No Jail Time

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager who was sentenced to 10 years' probation in a drunken-driving crash that kill...

The Value Of 'Affluenza,' Addiction And Parental Neglect As Get Out Of Jail Defenses

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Maia Szalavitz What’s a disease and what’s an excuse for bad behavior? These two questions are at the heart of virtually all debate over...

5 Teens Who Got WAY More Time For Driving Drunk Than The 'Affluenza' Kid

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

After Texas defense attorneys argued that Ethan Couch -- the 16-year-old who killed four people and injured two others in a drunken-driving wreck in J...

Tougher Sentences Sought After Teen's Fatal 'Affluenza' Wreck

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 12.20.2013 | Crime

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Thursday called on a state Senate committee to study sentences for intoxication manslaughter cases af...

'Affluenza' Teen Hit With 5 Lawsuits

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Ethan Couch's troubles aren't over yet. On Dec. 10, the Texas 16-year-old was sentenced to a decade of probation after killing four people while ...

DA Tries Again To Put Ethan Couch Behind Bars

AP | Posted 12.17.2013 | Crime

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas prosecutors are trying again to put a teen behind bars who was sentenced last week to 10 years' probation after...