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Top Stories: Teen Killed By Off-Duty Police Officer Was 'Trying To Build A Better Life'

Mar 18, 2016

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Funeral services were held yesterday for the teenager killed by an off-duty Farmers Branch police officer. 

One man told KERA’s Stella Chavez 16-year-old Jose Cruz was trying to build a better life.

Other stories this morning:

  • The SMU men’s team peaked at number eight this season, but the Mustangs have to sit out March Madness thanks to a post-season ban from the NCAA. Columnist Michael Powell dug into the case for the New York Times.

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