Thursday morning headlines


A reported bar fight leads to a police chase and crash in northwest Houston Police got called to the  Bombshells Bar, where they say three men were attacking another.  When they saw the officer, we're told the suspects jumped in a Lexus, intentionally hit the victim, who was on a motorcycle and took off down the 290 feeder road.  Police say the driver lost control at Tidwell, crashed, then all three men tried to run. Eventually, they were all caught and arrested.

A store clerk is recovering after being pinned to a counter by a minivan.  Police say a man hit the accelerator instead of the brake and drove the van into the store on Bellaire and Larkwood.  The clerk was hurt, but declined to go to the hospital.  The driver was ticketed for no license, no insurance, and failure to control speed.

A four-year boy in Cleveland, Texas has died after a tree house feel on top of him on Christmas eve. The mother of Kade Contreras posted the tragic update on her Facebook page. Police say the boy suffered major head trauma.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing woman with dementia.  70-year-old Patricia Whitsell was last seen yesterday, walking from her apartment on FM 1960 east in Humble.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's office.

Currently, there is only limited information about a burned body found in southeast Houston. Police got a call about a small fire on MLK Boulevard and Wanda street. That's where they found the body, on fire, in a wooded area. I f you have any information about this crime, please call police.

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