6 hrs ago
Inside luxury rehab center that 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch will attend
Horseback riding, massages and cooking lessons: Inside the luxury $450k per year rehab center that 'affluenza' teen will attend as punishment for killing four in DUI The Newport Academy rehab center in California is a luxury resort where patients get to spend their time horse riding and having massages The rehab center that Ethan Couch, the Texan ... (more)
10 hrs ago
Tarrant prosecutors try again to put drunken teen driver behind bars
A 16-year-old sentenced last week to 10 years' probation after acknowledging that he killed four people while driving drunk could still serve time if a last-ditch effort by prosecutors is successful.
15 hrs ago
Families of Victims in 'Affluenza' Case File Suits
After evading any jail time for killing four people, Ethan Couch's family and his father's business have been served five separate civil suits.
19 hrs ago
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In June, 16-year old Ethan Couch, driving his father's F-350 pickup truck while drunk on beer that he and friends had stolen from Walmart, plowed into four people on the side of the road in Burleson, Texas, killing them and grievously injuring two of his own teenage passengers.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Blood drive set for teen burned in Burleson gas-fueled fire
A blood drive for a Burleson teen burned in a residential backyard fire last month is scheduled for Dec. 27 at a Burleson church.
Prosecutors Can't Find A Way to Appeal 'Affluenza' Murder Sentence
Last week, 16-year-old Ethan Couch was able to avoid any jail time for killing four people in a horrific DWI case with his attorney's invocation of "affluenza," a condition where a wealthy and privileged upbringing causes individuals to think they can behave without consequences.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
EXCLUSIVE: Parents let 'Affluenza' teen live in his own mansion:...
EXCLUSIVE: Parents 'let Affluenza teen live in his OWN mansion': Drunk-driver let off for killing four in crash because rich parents spoiled him 'had wild parties at home where he lived unsupervised' Ethan Couch, 16, would invite strangers back to the huge Burleson, Texas, mansion he was left by his father to live in alone He would boast of his ... (more)
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Rich Kid DUI, Gets 10 Years Probation For 4 Deaths
According to TIME , a 16-year-old in The Keller, Texas was convicted of manslaughter after driving drunk and crashing into another vehicle that resulted in the death of four people.
Bad Parenting and the Link to Affluenza
That's what Scott Brown, attorney for Ethan Couch and an expert witness psychologist, implied when he used the term "affluenza" to argue against intoxication manslaughter and assault charges for his client.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Meet the psychologist who got a teen off with probation because he was rich
Back in September, Ethan Couch, a 16-year-old from Burleson, Texas; caused a grisly accident that killed four people and injured 10 others.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Attorney defends probation for teen whose DWI crash killed 4 in Burleson
Attorneys for the 16-year-old boy who received probation for causing a drunken-driving wreck that killed four people defended the juvenile court judge's decision Thursday in the face of mounting national outrage.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Teen who killed four while driving drunk spared jail because his rich parents spoiled him
A rich teenager in Texas who killed four people while driving under the influence of drugs and drink got a slap on the wrist after his lawyers argued he was the victim of "affluenza."
The Orlando Sentinel
Rich teen gets probation after killing 4 in DUI crash
A judge sentenced a 16-year-old boy who killed four people while driving drunk to 10 years' probation in lieu of jail time, saying the boy suffered from "afluenza" because he grew up so wealthy, according to WFAA.com .
Water Main Break Adds Ice To Fort Worth Road
A water main break in south Fort Worth forced emergency crews to shut down a four-lane road early Wednesday morning, and could have a big impact on traffic surrounding a nearby elementary school.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Teen gets probation for DWI crash that killed 4 in Burleson
The 16-year-old who admitted to four counts of intoxication manslaughter in a crash in Burleson this summer was given 10 years probation Tuesday evening, the Tarrant County District Attorney's office said.
Teen sentenced to 10 years probation, rehab in 4 deaths
The Keller teenager who pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing collisions that killed four people in June was sentenced Tuesday by a Tarrant County juvenile judge to 10 years probation that includes rehabilitation treatment.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Tx DOT Officials Ask Drivers to Clear Roads in North Texas
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Houston, Lee, Madison, and Washington Counties until 6am Sunday morning.
Early winter storm plays havoc with Burleson Christmas acitivities
This weekend's Dallas Marathon was canceled after an ice storm snarled travel in North Texas and left more than a quarter of a million homes and business without electricity.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Cancellations, weather closings
Most school districts and several city offices are closed today because of inclement weather.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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.