Crime Update, Dallas Pension Rescue, Texas Rangers: Your Monday Morning Roundup

Good morning! ⛅ Here is a look at the stories making news as we start the day.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Former Madison High basketball player who killed teen now charged with sex assaultA former basketball player at Dallas' Madison High who killed 18-year-old Troy Causey in 2014 has been charged with sexual assault.The new case against Johnathan Tramaine Turner, 22, could jeopardize his probation for the manslaughter charge that he pleaded guilty to in Dallas County. Causey's mother hopes that the new charges will result in prison time for her son's killer.Causey's 2014 death prompted an investigation into a Dallas ISD athletics scandal that resulted in the resignation or termination of 15 DISD employees. Neighborhood watch: Residents in the White Rock area of Dallas stepped in Thursday to stop a man who was cutting down a beloved tree for firewood.Zuzu Verk case: A second man has been indicted on charges related to the death of Zuzu Verk, whose remains were found in a shallow grave earlier this year in West Texas.Editorial: Why Texas should raise the age of criminal responsibility from 17 to 18.  Continue reading...

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