As playoffs draw near, Chiefs hope to rev up ground game

The Chiefs rank 12th in the league in rushing attempts, and they’re on pace to run the ball 388 times – only 48 fewer attempts than 2015. What’s more, the Chiefs’ running backs and receivers are basically averaging the same yards per carry average – 4.4 – that they did a year ago (4.3).

Katy Trail trail now links Kansas City area with St. Louis

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cut the ribbon Saturday on the latest section of the Katy Trail, a 300-mile path on abandoned rail property that links the state’s two biggest cities. The construction fulfills the lifetime dreams of some residents, who have worked for hiking and biking trails for decades.

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Explosives bring down Platte Purchase Bridge

Demolition crews brought down a portion of the Platte Purchase Bridge. Two older bridges connecting Platte and Wyandotte counties are being replaced by the new U.S. 69 Missouri River Bridge.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Explosives bring down Platte Purchase Bridge 1:29

Explosives bring down Platte Purchase Bridge

Behind-the-scenes look at Sprint filming in KC's Union Station 0:57

Behind-the-scenes look at Sprint filming in KC's Union Station

Watch Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium 0:47

Watch Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium

Chiefs QB Alex Smith on 21-13 win over Raiders 2:58

Chiefs QB Alex Smith on 21-13 win over Raiders