Chiefs’ Eric Berry maintains he will not play ’17 season under franchise tag

Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been very clear about his uncertain contract status. The pending free agent told The Star at the Super Bowl that he will sit out the season if he is franchise-tagged and not given a long-term contract by the July 15 deadline, and on Sunday, he reiterated that point when asked at the 101 Awards if he’s changed his mind.

A small group with a ‘big heart’

Arts Inspired Network is partnering with the Olathe Public School District development office and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City—Olathe Unit to provide arts education to children of all ages who might not otherwise have the opportunities.

Editorial: To be truly great, America must be kind

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the India-born engineer killed in an Olathe bar last week, was the sort of man we must not just mourn but emulate at this overheated moment. The most important contribution we could make in the face of this unacceptable loss might be to soften our hearts and tone to those who are different.

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Olathe shooting victim speaks

Alok Madasani described his best friend and fellow Garmin Ltd. engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed Feb. 22 in a shooting at Austins Bar & Grill in Olathe. Madasani and Ian Grillot were injured in the shooting.
Allison Long The Kansas City Star
Olathe shooting victim speaks 3:51

Olathe shooting victim speaks

Mercy Seat Tattoo benefit gives ink for social cause 2:18

Mercy Seat Tattoo benefit gives ink for social cause

Quindaro Ruins a story of freedom, unity, community 2:28

Quindaro Ruins a story of freedom, unity, community

A firefighter's widow believes job led to his death from cancer 3:01

A firefighter's widow believes job led to his death from cancer