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Deb Farris


Wichita, KS, United States

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Past articles by Deb:

Kansas boy who strives to teach about the importance of CPR to be featured at Heart Association Heart Ball

February is heart month. The American Heart Association hopes to raise awareness about heart disease. → Read More

Crime stoppers: 2/13/2020

Wichita police are looking for a man on a bicycle who tried to rob a locally owned jewelry store at the corner of Douglas and Oliver. → Read More

Former supervisors: warning signs before Textron explosion

Two former supervisors at Textron Aviation said there were warning signs before an autoclave exploded in December. → Read More

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Extreme Measures for Insulin

With insulin prices sky high and soaring, see what Kansans are doing to afford the life saving drug. → Read More

As milk prices decline, worries about dairy farmer suicides rise

Kansas dairy farmers are used to dealing with hard times, but as they struggle through the fourth year of depressed milk prices, they too have become down. → Read More

Kansas woman found dead after car pulled from floodwaters

The Miami County Sheriff's Office said Friday morning that the body of Hazel Phillips was found in her car south of Paola. Deputies were called thee for the report of a vehicle in the water. → Read More

Wichita in need of emergency foster parents

Every year, about 7,000 kids are taken into police protective custody. The Children's Home takes the older kids, but the younger ones are placed into the emergency foster homes. → Read More

Restaurant Report Card: Roaches, slime and cross contamination

Emperor's Japanese Grill on West Maple failed inspection last week for a whole host of issues, with roaches being one of them. Were inspectors happy when they paid them another visit this week? → Read More

Cybersecurity professor stresses protecting against hackers

Our noses are stuck in our phones, in our tablets and even in our watches. So it's no wonder one of the biggest threats to our personal security is happening right in front of our faces and no one ... → Read More

Local Navy Veteran's college dreams come true

Jonathan Miller took that ability to listen to Wichita State University in hopes of enrolling to become a counselor for his brothers and sisters at arms. → Read More

Drivers say contaminated diesel causing thousands of dollars in damage

At least a dozen of you called KAKE News On Your Side Investigates, saying the fuel at one pump is costing them thousands and thousands of dollars in damage. → Read More

Kansas toddler thriving one year after heart transplant

Jill Peterson was still pregnant when she and her husband learned their daughter, Liby, had a heart defect. → Read More

Police search for suspects involved in attempted break-in

Wichita Police are searching for two men who attempted to break into a home in the 1500 block of North Old Manor November 2nd. → Read More

Crime Stoppers seeks Fish and More bandit

One picture reveals the robber has brown hair and a bald spot. → Read More

Protecting our children from abuse: Part 4

All of the money from Holiday Galleria ticket sales will go to benefit the Junior League of Wichita and its fight against child abuse. → Read More

Protecting our children from abuse: Part 1

A small grave marks where Cindy Miles' 15-month-old grandson, Evan Coen, was buried eight years ago. → Read More

Crime Stoppers seeks Gordmans robbers

Two suspects fired five shots before closing time on August 8. → Read More

Crime Stoppers seeks help with south Wichita killing

The victim is the father of a Wichita police officer. → Read More

Crime Stoppers: Bernie Ornelas murder

Wichita's first murder of the year remains unsolved. Bernie Ornelas' family hopes that by putting up extra reward money, someone will turn the killer in to police. → Read More

A tale of survival: Woman, baby live through Greensburg tornado

Ten-year-old Jayden Cross thumbs through picture books from when he was a baby. While he can't remember, he knows it was the time he and his mom narrowly escaped death. → Read More