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TODAY   |  February 06, 2014

Teen convicted of drunk driving won’t go to jail

Texas teenager Ethan Couch, who used “affluenza” as his defense in a fatal drunk driving case, will not get any jail time. A judge on Wednesday ordered him to a rehab facility.

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>> the teen convicted in a fatal drunk driving crash will not go to jail. lawyers say that his parents coddled him from responsibility. they did order him to a rehab facility paid for by his parents. he could face prison time if he runs away from the facility or buy v -- violates terms of his probation.