The Star’s documentary, narrated by Chiefs beat reporter Terez A. Paylor, chronicles the team’s rich history of sacking opposing quarterbacks and recounts how legends like Buck Buchanan (pictured), Bobby Bell, Art Still, Neil Smith, Jared Allen and, of course, Derrick Thomas set the tone for fierce defense in Kansas City.
Pembroke Hill may be the first school in the region to require the safety devices on full-size buses, school officials say. Nationwide, the belts remain uncommon. Missouri and Kansas are among 44 states that do not require them. Even so, Pembroke officials decided that extra safety factor was most important.
They are red, shiny and called “Crimson Chrome”. And they are apparently Kansas football’s latest alternate jersey. KU unveiled the new Adidas look on Tuesday night, just a few hours after junior quarterback Michael Cummings surprised teammates while walking into a team meeting in the new threads.
Gavin Ellzey, vice chairman of the Kansas GOP’s 3rd District Congressional Committee, resigned Wednesday night just hours after his tweet in which he encouraged the offending of Muslims became the focus of news stories.
Sprint Corp. has named Marcelo Claure as its president and chief executive officer effective Aug. 11. He succeeds Dan Hesse, who came to the company in December 2007 as it was shedding customers and money. What do you think this means for Sprint's future in KC? UPDATE from The Star's Mark Davis on Twitter: "New boss at #Sprint is moving to KC and will work at the HEADQUARTERS here!"
Richie Incognito, who played in college at Nebraska, was suspended in November last season for bullying teammate Jonathan Martin, and he has a reputation as one of the NFL’s dirtier players. On the other hand, he was a Pro Bowl selection in 2012.
Kansas City is a good if not excellent place to live, according to 3 out of 4 residents surveyed recently. A somewhat smaller majority is pleased overall with the city services provided. How would you rate it?
Kansas City got high marks in its annual citizens satisfaction survey. But while residents are happy with many city services, they’re unhappy with the maintenance of city streets, sidewalks and other public works.
Ferguson's St. Louis County police today defended the use of tear gas and smoke bombs to repel protesters after another night of chaos in a St. Louis suburb following the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Police on Thursday defended the use of tear gas and smoke bombs to repel protesters after another night of chaos in a St. Louis suburb following the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. St. Louis County police spokesman Brian Schellman said officers on Wednesday night tossed tear gas to disperse a large crowd of protesters after some threw Molotov cocktails and rocks at officers. More than 10 people were arrested in Ferguson, Mo.
Kansas will face a budget shortfall of $238 million by the end of July 2016, the Legislature’s nonpartisan research staff said in a new forecast predicting that the gap will emerge a year sooner than it had anticipated.
Kansas will face a budget shortfall of $238 million by the end of July 2016, the Legislature’s nonpartisan research staff said in a new forecast predicting that the gap will emerge a year sooner than it had anticipated. The projections are likely to become part of a debate about whether tax cuts engineered by Gov. Sam Brownback are wrecking the state’s finances.
Heavy rains on Wednesday set a record for daily rainfall at Kansas City International Airport. Storms dropped 3.47 inches of rain at the airport, breaking the old record for that date of 1.77 inches set in 1959.
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