5 things to know Thursday: Robbers hold up IHOP in NW Houston

KHOU 11's Lisa Hernandez reports

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

3 robbers hold up IHOP in NW Houston

An IHOP in northwest Houston was closed for several hours Thursday after an early-morning robbery. The robbery happened at the Northwest Freeway and Hollister location at about 2:45 a.m., according to Houston Police. Tap here to read more.

Man runs away after flipping BMW in River Oaks

Houston Police are investigating an apparent hit-and-run crash in River Oaks. The crash happened on Westheimer near Mid Lane, not far from the rail road tracks next to Highland Village. Tap here to read more and view photos.

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo plans for Trump meeting

The nation's top Roman Catholic bishop is lauding President Donald Trump for his anti-abortion views, for comments on the importance of Catholic schools and for promising to defend religious liberties. But Houston-based Cardinal Daniel DiNardo says when it comes to refugees and immigration, he and Trump will "have to agree to disagree." Tap here to read more.

Teen accidentally kills himself as friends watch on Instagram Live

“I heard a big boom. I couldn’t tell if it was a gun shot or what." Shaniqua Stephens had just watched her 13-year-old son take out the trash Monday evening when she heard a noise. Tap here for the full report.

Neil Gorsuch takes his place in the Supreme Court

Newly minted Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch will take his place Thursday inside the storied conference room where his eight colleagues have labored shorthanded for the past year. Gorsuch, 49, a Coloradan who served for a decade on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, will assume the junior seat and speak last when cases are being decided. After he gets acclimated to his new duties, which include note-taking and opening the conference door, Gorsuch will have only a few more days to get up to speed on 13 cases being argued over the next two weeks.

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HOUSTON'S WEATHER: Mix of sun and clouds with a slight rain chance

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