5 things to know Wednesday: Deacon charged with child sex abuse; HPD searching for other victims

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

Houston church deacon charged with sex abuse of a child

Houston Police say an ordained church deacon has been arrested in a child sex assault investigation, and investigators are now looking for other possible victims. Charges have been filed against 55-year-old Barry Todd Durrell for at least two sexual assault incidents in Houston since May 2016. Tap here for the full story.

Houston Forecast: Tornado Watch til 5 p.m.

Storms are possible both this morning and this afternoon, with only a brief break from the rain around lunchtime. Tap here to watch the latest forecast and view live radar.

HPD: Father opens fire on home invasion suspects

A father opened fire on a trio of intruders during a home invasion in northwest Houston Tuesday night. According to the Houston Police Department, officers responded at 9:15 p.m. to a call of a reported shooting in the 3200 block of Cliffmarshall Street. Tap here to read more.

North Korean confirms detention of American

North Korea has confirmed the detention of an American citizen for alleged acts of hostility aimed at overthrowing the country. The Korean Central News Agency says officials “intercepted” Kim Sang Dok at Pyongyang International Airport on April 22. Tap here to read the full story.

Senators likely to press FBI Director James Comey on Russian collusion with Trump campaign

FBI Director James Comey returns to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, where questions about possible ties between Russian officials and associates of President Trump's campaign are likely to dominate a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Tap here to read more.

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HOUSTON'S WEATHER: Stormy today, nice later this week

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