HOUSTON -- Here are five of this morning's top headlines along with your weather forecast from KHOU 11 News:

Aaron Hernandez kills self in prison, officials say

Convicted killer Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison overnight, authorities said Wednesday morning. They say he hanged himself in his cell with a towel, and he tried to block the door from the inside with various objects. Tap here to read the latest.

President George H.W. Bush remains in hospital with pneumonia

President George H.W. Bush is back in the hospital with another "mild case" of pneumonia, spokesman Jim McGrath has confirmed. Bush, 92, is being treated at Methodist Hospital but is doing fine, his spokesman said. Tap here to read more.

Texas Equusearch to resume search for missing UH student

Texas Equusearch announced it will resume its search for a missing University of Houston student on Wednesday morning. 27-year-old An Nguyen was last seen on March 31. He is a student majoring in hotel management at UH's Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. Tap here to read more.

Pence's new warning to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Vice President Mike Pence said that the United States’ response to any use of weapons by North Korea will be "overwhelming and effective," in a new warning to the reclusive state Wednesday. Tap here to read more.

Georgia House race, seen as Trump referendum, heads to a runoff

Democrat Jon Ossoff fell shy of a major blowout Tuesday night in a special election in a solidly Republican Georgia congressional district, a race the entire country was watching to gauge the strength of a gathering resistance to President Trump. Tap here to read more.


HOUSTON'S WEATHER: Scattered rain today