FOX 26 Digital News Brief for Oct. 5, 2018

A manhunt is underway for an accused sexual predator who, according to police, has been posing as a pediatrician and preying on children.

Stuart “Mooch” Mouchantaf is charged with causing the death of Rice Owls football teammate Blain Padgett. He appeared in court on Friday. According to prosecutors, Mouchantaf sold fake Hydrocodone pills to Padgett that were laced with a deadly opioid.

One pretty important Houston Astros fan attended Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park, thanks to pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. Chloe Beaver and her family were his guests at the game.

The Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 today in the first game of the ALDS. Many fans skipped work or school to cheer on the team.