affluenza

​​ Ethan Couch, the Texas teen in the center of the "affluenza" case, can possibly face time in jail now that a judge has decided to try the 18-year-old as an adult.

The so-called “affluenza teen” Ethan Couch returned to his home state of Texas Thursday after being detained in Mexico while working with his legal team to block deportation orders.

The case of so-called "Affluenza Teen" Ethan Couch has taken a new turn since he and his mother's capture in Mexico last month.

State District Judge Wayne Salvant ordered the mother tracked with an ankle monitor. She will live with her other son, Ethan's half-brother Steven McWilliams, who testified that she didn't have to funds to cover the initial $1 million bond.

Affluenza teen Ethan Couch was discovered by authorities after a phone order to Domino's Pizza gave away his location, FOX News reports.

Ethan Couch, the teenager who avoided jail time after killing four people in a DUI crash due to his defense team's "affluenza" argument -- that stated the rich kid's parents were to blame for spoiling him -- is wanted by the police for violating his probation.

Another day, another issue that Cash Money’s head honcho Birdman has to deal with. In conjunction with Mack Maine, Birdman is being sued for misidentifying a teenager as Ethan Couch, the kid who killed four people and somehow avoided jail time. According to TMZ, parents Mark and Becky English claim they were shocked to learn that a picture […]

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It was infuriating enough for Mandy Boardman to find out her husband, who had drugged and raped her in their bed, would receive no jail time for his crimes. But it was an absolute slap in the face when the judge who passed down a lenient sentence of eight years home detention told Boardman to […]

A Indiana native who drugged and raped his wife for three years will serve eight years of home detention for the crime. According to the Huffington Post, David Wise was found by a jury guilty of one count of rape and five counts of deviate assault. Wise as charged for the crime back in 2011 […]

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