‘Affluenza’ teen’s mother returning to U.S. as son fights deportation
HOUSTON, Texas -- While her son's attorneys filed paperwork to block Mexican authorities from deporting him, the mother of "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch left Mexico Wednesday and was on the way to Los Angeles, Mexican government sources said. Texas prosecutors have said Tonya Couch will be charged with hindering the apprehension of a juvenile, and if convicted, faces between two and 10 years in jail.