Last year, a study conducted by the Texas State Dept. of Health Services found higher than normal instances of cancer near the Kashmere Gardens neighborhood. The cancer clusters were associated with a former creosote facility, owned by Union Pacific.
Students from the Yes Prep school in Fifth Ward can be seen crossing the stopped train, which is the most dangerous thing about the constant stopping and starting.
Houston police say a suspect who was shot while attempting to break into a house is expected to survive.
The Houston Health Department conducted a survey and found that 43 percent of families in Fifth Ward has a cancer diagnosis.
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.
Lamar Burks says he was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1997 and high-profile attorney Ben Crump says he's going to get him an evidentiary hearing.
Fifth ward recovery - Rashi Vats