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Derby woman's space is 'unlivable' after water from another unit seeps into hers
Derby woman's space is 'unlivable' after water from another unit seeps into hers

A Derby woman reached out to KAKE News with concerns about her living space after an upstairs apartment's water heater began leaking, damaging not only that unit, but hers, too. 

Local woman urges renters to check storage units for potential damage from May flooding

Local woman urges renters to check storage units for potential damage from May flooding

Brianna Rodriguez says she's upset and frustrated, regardless of who's fault it is, that she didn't get so much as a call when she says the facility she was rented form know of potential water damage impacting units.

BBB scam alert: Facebook Marketplace sellers

BBB scam alert: Facebook Marketplace sellers

According to BBB Scam Tracker reports, be wary of phony buyers who “need” you to upgrade your Zelle or another digital wallet app to accept money from them.

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Vote 2022 Zuckerbucks Fight

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Vote 2022 Zuckerbucks Fight

You could almost call this story a political whodunnit!  Who took money from big tech - often referred to as Zuckerbucks - to help finance the 2020 elections?

Federal trade commission warns: don't fall for online sale scams!

Federal trade commission warns: don't fall for online sale scams!

Don't fall prey to online sale scams!

30 years later: Husband of one of the I-70 killer's victims hopes case gets solved

30 years later: Husband of one of the I-70 killer's victims hopes case gets solved

Its been 30 years since the I-70 killer took the lives of Wichitans Patricia Magers and Patricia Smith. The husband of one of the victim speaks out as a police department in Indiana says they're closer to finding the person responsible.

Don't fall victim to health insurance scams!

Don't fall victim to health insurance scams!

Scammers will tell you anything to make you part with money and information. Know what they might say or do before they scam you!

Kansas 16-year-old took half of a fake prescription pill and died of fentanyl poisoning

Kansas 16-year-old took half of a fake prescription pill and died of fentanyl poisoning

A billboard now stands tall over Interstate 70 near the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas with an important warning about the dangers of fake prescription pills.

BBB Warning: exercise caution when traveling repair firms come knocking

BBB Warning: exercise caution when traveling repair firms come knocking

The BBB wants people to know that some itinerant repair firms could be out for your money, especially in this time of vulnerability. Their biggest piece of advice: don't pay full price for repairs in advance!

Evergy warns customers about recent utility scam attempts

Evergy warns customers about recent utility scam attempts

Evergy is warning its customers about people calling pretending to be Evergy representatives.

DA: Wichita dealership GM failed to provide title, issued fraudulent 60-day tags

DA: Wichita dealership GM failed to provide title, issued fraudulent 60-day tags

The Sedgwick County DA's office said Thomas Anderson, general manager of Credit King Auto Sales at 3205 South Broadway, entered into a consent judgment following an investigation by the Consumer Protection Division.

BBB: Finding the right landscaping and lawn care pro can save you time and money

BBB: Finding the right landscaping and lawn care pro can save you time and money

The Better Business Bureau wants you to be careful when choosing your lawn care specialist.

Verizon warns customers about text message scam

Verizon warns customers about text message scam

If you've gotten a mysterious message on your cellphone that looks like it came from your own phone number, do not click on the link.

Tenants ask for help after landlords stop participating in Wichita Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Tenants ask for help after landlords stop participating in Wichita Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The City's Housing and Community Services Department hosted a conference Friday to talk with landlords and realtors about housing stability, including the WERAP program.

Storm season is upon us, watch out for unregistered roofers

Storm season is upon us, watch out for unregistered roofers

If you think that it's expensive to hire a good roofer, imagine how much a bad one will cost!

Used vehicles in high demand: don't get scammed!

Used vehicles in high demand: don't get scammed!

With the cost of brand-new vehicles skyrocketing, many people are seizing the opportunity to try to save money with the purchase of a used car.

Woman attacked, robbed in home by offenders pretending to sell candy

Woman attacked, robbed in home by offenders pretending to sell candy

An elderly woman was attacked in her own home in southwest suburban Oak Lawn Tuesday night.

Gold investment scam costs Kansas investors

Gold investment scam costs Kansas investors

Thousands of investors were taken advantage of in a gold investment scam.

Fitbit recalls 1.7 million smartwatches due to burn hazard

Fitbit recalls 1.7 million smartwatches due to burn hazard

The voluntary recall exclusively involves Fitbit Ionic smartwatch models, which contain a lithium-ion battery that can potentially overheat and pose a burn hazard to consumers, according to the CPSC.

FTC warns of new crypto payment scam

FTC warns of new crypto payment scam

New to the cryptocurrency game? The FTC warns that scammers are looking to take your money.

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Is Crypto for you?

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Is Crypto for you?

From the latest value of Bitcoin to countries tying their money to cryptocurrency, it may seem like this new digital money is all over the news. But the majority of Kansans are still trying to decide whether to take the plunge. Is crypto for you?

Know Your Rights: Contractors who don't finish the job

Know Your Rights: Contractors who don't finish the job

As cold weather comes to KAKEland, some Kansans may turn to contractors to fix weather-related home damage. 

But how do you know if you're choosing the right contractor? What if the contractor doesn't finish the job? 

Know Your Rights: Conservatorship in Kansas

Know Your Rights: Conservatorship in Kansas

The word 'conservatorship' is making headlines as performer Britney Spears struggles publicly with hers.

KAKE News Investigates: High-accident intersections

KAKE News Investigates: High-accident intersections

From fender benders to deadly crashes, Wichita police have released information about the most high-accident intersections in the city. 

Owner of Best Value Services says they are fixing the missed trash pickup problems

Owner of Best Value Services says they are fixing the missed trash pickup problems

Kake News received dozens of calls about Best Value Trash services and its missed pick ups. We took the complaints to the owner for answers.

Authorities: Beware of vapes, gummies in some Kansas stores

Authorities: Beware of vapes, gummies in some Kansas stores

Confusion is clouding the legality of vapes, gummies, teas and other products that include a chemical cousin of marijuana’s main intoxicating ingredient.