Today's top headlines: Saturday, May 6, 2017

From a fantastic finish in the 143rd Kentucky Derby to a North Texas mom warning intruders, "I'm locked and loaded"  to protect her family, here are today's top headlines.

- Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Favorite Always Dreaming won the 143rd Kentucky Derby in front-running style on Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his second victory in America’s greatest horse race. For full story, click here.

Kentucky Derby

- HPD: Officer relieved of duty after DWI arrest 

A Houston police officer has been relieved of his duty following an arrest and charge of driving while intoxicated early Saturday morning, police said. For full story, click here.

- House vote on Houston pension reform delayed until Monday

Houstonians will have to wait until Monday to see if a bill to fix the city’s $8.2 billion pension shortfall will head to the Governor’s desk after an expected vote Saturday never happened. For full story, click here.\

House Pension Vote

- North Texas mom warns intruder: 'I'm locked and loaded'

All it takes is one moment to realize some things are not so easily replaced. For Mark Toney and Maria Luce it is their security and safety. For full story, click here.

- Possible homemade fireworks linked to NW Houston explosion, fire

Pine Falls Drive in the Copperfield subdivision of Northwest Houston is usually pretty quiet on a normal Saturday morning. But this morning was not normal. For full story, click here.

Possible homemade fireworks

© 2017 KHOU-TV


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