5 things for Houstonians to know for Wednesday, Nov. 18

Mardi Gras! Galveston 2019
Mardi Gras! Galveston 2019 (Courtesy of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2019)

Here are things to know for Wednesday, Nov. 18:

1. 6-year-old Conroe girl dies after she was run over by school bus, police say

A 6-year-old girl is dead after she was run over by a school bus Tuesday morning in Conroe, police told KPRC 2.

Conroe police said it happened in the 2200 block of 1st Street around 7:30 a.m.

The girl, who family members identified as Sophia Isabella Irehata, was running late for the bus after the other kids had already loaded up. Police said the bus driver didn’t see Sophia run in front of the bus and started driving off when the bus ran over her.

Read more.

2. HPD tracks down serial fraud suspect tied to more than 1,400 cases in several states

Houston police tracked down a serial fraud suspect tied to more than 1,400 cases in several states and cities, including Houston.