Union Pacific has now until August 31, 2020 to collect additional environmental data and come up with a cleanup plan. The railroad company will also be required to provide interim reports in the spring and summer, throughout their data-collection process.
State officials have now set a deadline for when Union Pacific must come up with a cleanup plan for a contaminated site in the Fifth Ward. This comes after state investigators discovered cancer clusters near a former creosote facility in the area last year.
Houston's Fifth Ward has been hit with an unusually high rate of cancer and many believe Union Pacific's site in the neighborhood is to blame.
Melissa Wilson talks with Will and Natalie Decker, parents of twin boys who died of cancer.
Michele Schambach received a message in the snow from her daughter while undergoing care at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
Houston's fifth ward is has an usually high rate of cancer and residents are looking for conclusive answers.
The “Beverly Hills, 90210” alum revealed Tuesday that her cancer has returned and is now stage four.
Lily Borden was recently declared cancer-free after being born with a malignant brain tumor and got to ring the bell at a hospital in California.
There’s no minimum age requirement for having a dream.
The Houston Health Department conducted a survey and found that 43 percent of families in Fifth Ward has a cancer diagnosis.
An Indiana couple held their wedding ceremony at the hospital so the bride's dying father could be with them.
Mikey Choroszy died of terminal brain cancer while on a Make-A-Wish trip to the Mall of America.
A new study shows marijuana and testicular cancer are linked. Researchers say men who smoke marijuana daily are 36 percent more likely to develop testicular cancer than men who don't use the drug.
Harris County will now begin investigating a rail yard site in the Fifth Ward after a cancer cluster was discovered there earlier this year. The measure was approved in Commissioners Court this week.
Harris County Attorney's Office will now hire an expert to investigate which pollutants are to blame for the uptick. The property was bought over by Union Pacific, which means the railroad company will be the ones liable if prosecutors decide to take legal action.
A young man who is the only person in the U.S. to reach stage four of an aggressive and rare form of brain cancer has dedicated his final days to helping others.
A recent study links the rise of one type of the disease with specific hair treatments.
UT Health researched why anal cancer rates have doubled in 15 years and found that HPV is behind 9 in 10 cases.
Matteo Lambert has ran 120 miles in 35 races across the U.S. and Canada and raised $65,500 for children with cancer.
A 10-year-old boy in Kentucky who received more than 2,000 Christmas cards is in remission.