Firefighters were called out to an ablaze home in Greater Fifth Ward, where authorities reported an explosion shortly before.
Imam Jihad Muhammad a religious leader at Fifth Ward Islamic Center of Human Development in Houston, Texas explains the spiritual significance behind Ramadan and fasting for Muslims.
Children who don't have books read to them are more likely to become adults who are unemployed, homeless, or incarcerated. Wednesday was Houston Reads Day. Some area leaders and athletes read to students at school.
A family held a rally Tuesday asking for bounty hunters to be arrested after they shot and killed a man while attempting to take him in for forfeiting his bond.
Fifth Ward residents say after decades of being exposed to cancer-causing chemicals, they won't remain silent any longer
The video shows bounty hunters attempting to execute a warrant in the dead of night. Just moments after those bounty hunters exited the car, shots were fired and the man they were approaching lost his life.
"It's heartbreaking to know that it took this long for real action to take place," said 5th Ward resident Joetta Stevenson.
A member of the federal government was in Fifth Ward Monday hearing residents' concerns regarding that major I-45 project.
Part of the project, which would displace homes and businesses in the Fifth Ward, has received federal clearance to proceed.
A big development in the controversial multi-billion-dollar expansion of I-45 near downtown Houston. Part of the project which would displace homes and businesses in the Fifth Ward, just east of downtown, has received federal clearance to proceed.
During a Friday visit, EPA Administrator Michael Regan said his agency is “prepared to act” to force accelerated cleanups in historically polluted Houston neighborhoods.
For decades neighbors in Houston's Fifth Ward have complained about the alarming rate of cancer deaths in the area. The deaths have been traced back to the old Union Pacific rail yard located near the intersection of Liberty Rd and Lockwood Drive. Environmental Protection Agency Chief Michael Regan met with residents and says the federal government is committed to cleaning up the area. He said the Biden administration wants to get this right.
FOX 26’s Damali Keith spent the day in Fifth Ward, to learn more about a fundraiser that will be held Sunday for one of the officers, who is still recovering in the hospital.
A major initiative is underway to identify homes in Fifth Ward that have lead in the drinking water and some have already tested positive.
A Houston woman, who now lives in Minnesota, says our report of a mother's dying wish to have her children get the COVID-19 vaccine, encouraged her to take the advice of family members and get the shot.
Various organizations partnered together to administer COVID-19 shots to residents in Houston's Fifth Ward to help reduce the rising number of cases in our area.
Most people arguably spend religious holidays with their loved ones, but a couple of local nonprofits instead were out giving back to the community.
It has been quite a journey for Dr. Ann Barnes who grew up in Houston's Fifth Ward. She started as a young doctor at Bentaub Hospital. Now she's the Chief Medical Executive over Harris Health System.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is pushing for Union Pacific railroad to help families who want to move out of the city’s Fifth Ward after a childhood cancer cluster was identified in a new state investigation.
A new investigation was released Wednesday about the rail yard/creosote site in Houston’s Fifth Ward after a cancer cluster was discovered earlier this year.