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Don't let 'porch pirates' ruin your holiday season

With more of us online shopping, "porch piracy" is on the rise. Here are five tips for preventing thieves from stealing your packages. (Sarah Whitmire/McClatchy)

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Jail had to release alleged killer of baby Sofia’s mom, sheriff says

The Sedgwick County Jail had no choice but to release Yesenia Sesmas this summer when she posted bond after being charged with attacking a pregnant Wichita mother and trying to abduct the woman’s young children, Sheriff Jeff Easter says. Sesmas is now facing charges in the killing of a new mother, Laura Abarca-Nogueda, and kidnapping of her 6-day-old baby, Sofia.

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Family continues baking tradition started in the 1940s

The Augustyniewicz family is continuing the tradition of baking Christmas cookies that was started in the 1940s. They plan to make about 700 cookies together. (December 2, 2016) video by Jaime Green
jgreen@wichitaeagle.com
Family continues baking tradition started in the 1940s 2:20

Family continues baking tradition started in the 1940s

Don't let 'porch pirates' ruin your holiday season 0:51

Don't let 'porch pirates' ruin your holiday season

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Vehicle pileup caught by Overland Park traffic camera

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Wichita students have message for Brownback

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