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.

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LIVE: Severe Storms Prompt Warnings in NTX
LIVE: Severe Storms Prompt Warnings in NTX

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 4 am for much of North Texas.

Live Video From NBC 5's Thunder Truck
Live Video From NBC 5's Thunder Truck

Watch video streaming live from NBC 5's Texas Thunder Truck online at NBCDFW.com

Three Storm Chasers Killed in Crash Near Lubbock: DPS
Three Storm Chasers Killed in Crash Near Lubbock: DPS

The Texas Department of Public Safety says three people who died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday in northwestern Texas were storm chasers.

Homeowners Battered By Storms Prepare For More Overnight
Homeowners Battered By Storms Prepare For More Overnight

Homeowners who suffered damage from Sunday night's hailstorm are bracing for more storms  this week, and some have been taking action to prevent further damage to their homes.

DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources
DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources

Democratic National Committee has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month, according to multiple sources familiar with the party's internal working, NBC News reported. Party staffs typically sees major turnover with a new boss, but the mass resignation letters will give new chairman Tom Perez a chance to completely remake the DNC's headquarters from scratch after staffing had already reached unusual low following a round of layoffs in December. Immediately after Perez' election in late February, an adviser to outgoing DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry, asked every employee to submit a letter of resignation dated April 15, several sources tell NBC News.

Classic Car Theft Ring Busted in Tarrant County: Police
Classic Car Theft Ring Busted in Tarrant County: Police

A 1931 Ford hot rod and a 1971 Chevy pickup were among the vehicles recovered when police busted a stolen classic car ring in Tarrant County.