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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Tire Fire at Dallas Co. Race Track Produces Huge Smoke Plume
Tire Fire at Dallas Co. Race Track Produces Huge Smoke Plume

The sky above Dallas County was filled with a massive plume of black smoke Thursday afternoon as a tire fire burned at a race track near Grand Prairie.

Former Swim Coach Charged in Southlake Teen's Drowning
Former Swim Coach Charged in Southlake Teen's Drowning

A former North Texas swimming coach has been indicted for negligence following the drowning of a 13-year-old girl.

Inspections Already Underway for the State Fair of Texas
Inspections Already Underway for the State Fair of Texas

State Fair of Texas officials the fair has the toughest amusement ride inspection process in the country.

Laptop Explodes 3 Times, Owner Blames Battery
Laptop Explodes 3 Times, Owner Blames Battery

After seeing his laptop go up in flames, a Dallas man has a warning to anyone who has ever purchased a replacement battery online.

With McCain, Murkowski Votes, Senate GOP Health Bill Fails
With McCain, Murkowski Votes, Senate GOP Health Bill Fails

Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S....

Coach Remembers Player Who Collapsed from Heart Condition
Coach Remembers Player Who Collapsed from Heart Condition

News of John Lee's sudden death came as a shock to those who knew him best. The 17-year-old basketball player would have been a senior at South Grand Prairie High School this fall.