Altadena Couple Raises Awareness Of Organ Donation While Searching For A Donor In TrafficDebra Starr-Knecht was diagnosed with Stage 5 kidney failure last year. Now, she and her husband make the drive from their Altadena home to the 405 freeway overpass in West Los Angeles in hopes of not only finding a match, but also raising awareness of organ donation.
Paramount Man Receives Historic Face Transplant After Being Hit By Drunk DriverLast July, the 68-year-old made the trip to Boston to become the first African American and the oldest person to receive a full face transplant surgery. Pomahac led a team of 45 doctors through the 16-hour surgery.
Man Needing New Kidney Has Friend Come To The Rescue With Billboard Idea"I just got bum kidneys. It’s not a hereditary thing, it’s just bad luck," Antonio Calderon says.
Selena Gomez Reveals Her Bestie Gave Her The Ultimate Gift: A KidneyThe singer/actress revealed her news on Instagram.
iPhone Users Now Able To Register To Be Organ Donor With Just Few TapsWith just a few taps, iPhone users are now able to sign up using their device to be an organ, eye and tissue donor.
Family Is Hoping For Heart For Their Daughter But Knows Another Will Have To Make Agonizing DecisionKCAL9's Kristine Lazar explains why getting organ donations for kids is especially difficult.
Husband Saves Wife's Life Upon Learning He Is Perfect Kidney MatchA local couple discovered that they match up in more ways than romance when a Riverside husband donated his kidney to his wife, once he learned he was a perfect donor.
Coroner's Office 'Aware Of And Distressed By' Theft Of Human LegAuthorities continue to investigate Thursday the theft of a human leg from a vehicle belonging to an organ donation organization that works with the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
Parents Donate Heart Of Son Who Died After 3-Story FallA mother and father donated the heart of their 3-year-old son who died from a three-story fall in Rancho Cucamonga last week.
RHONY's Heather Thomson Talks Organ DonationReality television star Heather Thomson is on a mission to raise awareness of organ donation, and appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to do just that!
Woman Who Died After Nightclub Beating Saves Lives Through Organ DonationA 23-year-old Westminster woman who died after being beaten outside a Santa Ana nightclub earlier this year has saved the lives of countless others because of her desire to be an organ donor.
Grandmother Of Slain Riverside Teen Meets Recipient Of His KidneyThe grandmother of a 14-year-old boy who was murdered more than a year ago met the man who received one of his organs for the first time on Thursday.
Family Of Riverside Teen Who Died After Football Scrimmage Shares StoryThe family of an Arlington High School junior who died after a football scrimmage is still looking for answers.
Family Turns To Craigslist, YouTube To Find Kidney DonorJenna Franks was just 15 when she was diagnosed with kidney failure and 18 when she began dialysis.
Hundreds Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Death Of Teen Killed In Alleged DUI CrashHundreds gathered Tuesday night to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of a 14-year-old who was killed in an alleged DUI crash last Memorial Day weekend.