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Texas taxpayers on the hook for most of ‘affluenza’ teen’s mental health treatment

A Texas juvenile court official said on Friday that Texas taxpayers will be on the hook for the bulk of the cost to send Ethan Couch, the teen afflicted with ‘affluenza,’ to a private care mental health facility, according to KWTX. Couch, who turned 17 on Friday, was sentenced to…

Washington woman fined $500 over acid attack claim

VANCOUVER, Washington (Reuters) – A woman who claimed a stranger doused her with acid, only to later admit she injured herself was sentenced on Friday to pay a $500 fine and seek mental health treatment after pleading guilty to making a false statement to authorities. Bethany Storro, 28, was also…