Kristi's Gift | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A mother & daughter’s journey through kidney disease and donation

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

Wife Gives the Ultimate Gift

Wife Gives the Ultimate Gift

Wow, talk about your gift that keeps on giving. Yeah, yeah, clichéd but appropriate.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011

Most Organ Donors May Not Be on List

Most Organ Donors May Not Be on List

Thousands of potential organ donors are not on Texas's official donor registry -- even though they think they are.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011

Rapid Growth of For-Profit Dialysis Centers

Rapid Growth of For-Profit Dialysis Centers

As the number of patients who need dialysis has grown, so has the number of for-profit facilities in urban areas.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

Woman Donates Kidney to Best Friend of 20 Years

Woman Donates Kidney to Best Friend of 20 Years

Two best friends are a perfect match in every way.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

Dallas Organ Recipient Finishes Ironman Triathlon

Dallas Organ Recipient Finishes Ironman Triathlon

Anyone who attempts an Ironman triathlon deserves a medal. That's a 2.4 mile swim, cycling 112 miles and then running a full marathon. But a North Texas man who got a kidney transplant crossed the finish...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011

Twittering Transplant

Twittering Transplant

Children's Medical Center and UT Southwestern make Internet history by tweeting status updates during a kidney transplant.

Top Stories
New Contract Ends Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Strike

New Contract Ends Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Strike

Musicians with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra voted to approve a new four-year contract after an anonymous donor stepped up with $700,000 to bridge the gap.

SWA Plane Returns to Love Field Due to Pressurization Issue

SWA Plane Returns to Love Field Due to Pressurization Issue

A Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Dallas Love Field to Houston Hobby Airport was forced to make an emergency landing due to a "pressurization issue," an airline spokesperson says.

Dallas Proposes Reducing Features of Police, Fire Pension

Dallas Proposes Reducing Features of Police, Fire Pension

Dallas' chief financial officer says the city's proposed plan to fix the ailing police and fire pension will include cutting some of the more generous features members elected to grant themselves.

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close...

Richardson ISD Concerned about Late DCS Buses

Richardson ISD Concerned about Late DCS Buses

The Richardson Independent School District is joining a growing list of local school districts filing complaints against bus provider Dallas County Schools over students being late for class.

Mistrial After Juror Attacked Outside Tarrant Co. Courthouse

Mistrial After Juror Attacked Outside Tarrant Co. Courthouse

A mistrial declared in Fort Worth Tuesday had nothing to do with what happened inside the courtroom. Instead, it was the result of a growing problem outside the Tarrant County Courthouse.