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Houston Bus Company Owner Gets Probation for Fatal Crash in 2008

The owner of a Houston bus company who was charged after a 2008 crash that killed 17 passengers on their way to a religious retreat has avoided prison after a federal judge sentenced him to three years of probation in …

Judge Rules Again: No Jail for Texas ‘Affluenza’ Teen in Fatal Car Wreck

A judge has ordered a Texas teenager who was sentenced to 10 years’ probation in a drunken-driving crash that killed four people to go to a rehabilitation facility paid for by his parents. Judge Jean Boyd on Feb. 5 again …

Texas Tries Again to Put Drunk-Driving Teen Behind Bars

Texas prosecutors are trying a second time to imprison a teen who was sentenced to 10 years’ probation for drunkenly driving his truck into four pedestrians, killing them all. Tarrant County District Attorney Joe Shannon has asked a juvenile judge …

Ex-Missouri Gov. Wilson Gets Probation for Improper Campaign Payment

Former Missouri Gov. Roger Wilson has been sentenced to two years of probation for misusing money to make political donations. Wilson, a 63-year-old Democrat, pleaded guilty in April to one count of misdemeanor campaign finance fraud. He admitted he improperly …