Most read local stories on in June 2011

1. Woman accused of stealing from another's purse at church
Police say there's a woman stealing from purses in the middle of church services all over the Houston area and some people may not even realize they've fallen victim to her.

2. Mall says no to sagging pants
Pants worn far below the waist of young men is a common sight, but one Houston mall is taking a stand.

3. Police: Driver leaves pedestrian in windshield
A driver is accused of hitting a man on the Gulf Freeway, driving with the body next to him in the passenger seat, and unbelievably the driver says he had no idea

4. Woman's body found burning in SE Houston
A woman's burned body was recovered from a field in southeast Houston overnight. As police search for leads, we are hearing from neighbors who are afraid.

5. Patti LaBelle sued over alleged attack
Singing legend Patti LaBelle -- the so-called godmother of soul -- is now the target of a lawsuit after a violent confrontation involving her security guards was caught on camera at a Houston airport.

6. Bad tip sparks search for bodies at Liberty Co. home
Investigators descended on a home in rural Liberty County Tuesday after hearing there might be a mass grave on the property, only to determine hours later, there was nothing to be found there.

7. Wildfire north of Huntsville prompts evacuations
Southeast Texas is on fire as a handful of wildfires rage on. The fires are far from contained and the weather conditions are primed to fuel them even further.

8. Dozens of buildings destroyed in Grimes County wildfire
Dozens of buildings have been destroyed and at least one person was injured Sunday in a Grimes County wildfire.

9. Body identified as missing woman
A woman's body was found wrapped up in a blanket in a wooded area along Wilson road in Humble Thursday evening, not far from where a missing woman was last seen two weeks ago. Now police say they have positively identified that body as Lakendra Ware.

10. HPD: METRO bus driver killed in wreck
A METRO bus driver, at the end of his shift and returning his bus, was killed in a horrific crash on Highway 288 near McGregor.

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