A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation drew public debate over how donated lungs are allocated was getting a transplant Wednesday, her family said.
The national organization that manages organ transplants rejected making emergency rule changes Monday for children under 12 who are waiting on lungs, but created a special appeal and review system to hear such cases.
The national organ transplant network has complied with a judge’s unusual order and placed a dying 10-year-old girl on the adult waiting list for a donated lung, and a patient at the same hospital asked the court for the same relief.
At least six people were killed in a building collapse in Philadelphia. Rescue crews worked through the night looking for survivors in the rubble.
Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan’s desperately needs a lung transplant.
A 10-year-old girl in a Philadelphia hospital is waiting for a donor lung to save her life, and her parents are doing everything they can to get that lung.
Drivers running red lights in Philadelphia is turning out to be a good thing for our area. Several local roads will receive safety upgrades thanks to traffic fines on the other side of the state.
Hours after Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby visited with head coach Dan Bylsma and some teammates at CONSOL Energy Center on Thursday, Philadelphia television and radio host Howard Eskin reported (via Twitter) that Crosby has another concussion and won’t play again this season.
A man originally from our area is being called a hero, after jumping onto subway tracks to save someone’s life.
Baseball season is about to get started, and Pittsburgh’s PNC Park has been named top ballpark in America.
A local woman recently told her story about getting parking ticket from Philadelphia even though she’s never been there. Now, other people have contacted KDKA with similar stories, as well as a lawmaker who has an idea to stop it.
A local woman was threatened with a boot on her car if she didn’t pay a parking ticket from Philadelphia. The things is, she’s never been to Philadelphia.
The reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects who abducted a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl now stands at $80,000 and police say there’s a third person they’ve identified as a “person of interest” in the case.
The Amber Alert for the missing 5-year-old girl from Philadelphia may have been helpful in her recovery.
A 5-year-old girl from Philadelphia was found early this morning after a state-wide Amber Alert was released Monday.