Witnesses at Arrowhead Stadium saw a tailgater pummel a man who apparently had climbed into the wrong vehicle Sunday, according to new details obtained by The Star. After the beating, the tailgater and his friends went back to their vehicles to watch the Chiefs game on TV. But when someone noticed the man was not breathing and summoned police, the tailgater fled the stadium.
For several years now, weve asked notable musicians, writers, music professionals and fans to give us their top albums. And as has been the case for a long, long time, no single album has emerged as the years consensus best or favorite. A few names and titles show up on several lists. And two of them are recordings by local bands: the Grisly Hand and PedalJets.
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber struggled to adapt to teams system at first, but he has played in an important role in the clubs postseason run, which culminates at 3 p.m. Saturday, when Sporting plays Real Salt Lake for the MLS Cup.
- Kanye West concertgoers at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
- Frontier Feline Fanciers Cat Show
- Breakfast with Santa at Mahaffie
- Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
- Black Friday at Zona Rosa
- Pilgrim Run 5K
- Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner
- Thanksgiving travelers Wednesday at Kansas City International Airport
- Thanksgiving travelers Tuesday at Kansas City International Airport
Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III would seem to be the kind of quarterback Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson would love to face. Or maybe not. Not really, said Johnson, the Chiefs leading tackler. Any quarterback who can run, you get less sleep because you take away one thing and they can do another.
The sprawling Bannister Federal Complex, which opened in World War II to make warplane engines and stayed busy through the Cold War and after supplying nuclear weapons parts, will be demolished beginning in 2016.
The Missouri Senate approved an incentives package that could top $1.7 billion over two decades as a way to tempt Boeing Co. to build its next-generation airliners in St. Louis. Meanwhile, Kansas officials are putting together a very robust bid for Wichita.
With the closing of the McCune Residential Center, Jackson County lost its only secure center for holding kids who had committed serious crimes. That left Hilltop as the county’s last residential facility for delinquent teenagers. Some nonviolent youths who may have needed the more rigid McCune structure now are turning up at Hilltop.
Auburn leads the SEC and ranks fifth in the nation in rushing at 318.2 yards per game, including 296 yards against Alabama’s defense last week in a thrilling Iron Bowl victory. But Missouri’s defense ranks second in the Southeastern Conference and 14th in the nation against the run, allowing 119.1 yards per game heading into Saturday’s 3 p.m. SEC championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
Maria Mayela Urizar, a native of Mexico who works at a local Panera Bread, was among those breaking a two-day fast this week, an effort calling for immigration reform. She has allies she doesnt suspect in the CEO Council, which supports immigration reform.
Hectic holiday schedules make hanging out with friends hard. Between Black Friday and Christmas, calendars feel the crunch. And so do our wallets, what with all of the traveling and long lists of loved ones to shop for. Thats why I like the idea of giving an experience as a gift.
A proposal to stop a Jimmy Johns drive-through on Broadway in downtown Kansas City failed on a 2-2 vote at a Kansas City Council committee meeting, but a key sponsor of the proposed moratorium on downtown drive-throughs may try to bring it up at a future meeting.
In Texas, College Station/Bryan television station KBTX reported Wednesday night that R. Bowen Loftin, the outgoing president of Texas A&M University, would be named the new chancellor of the University of Missouri's flagship Columbia campus.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama put narrowing the wage gap and raising the minimum wage high on his remaining agenda. And today, advocates for higher fast-food wages plan walkouts and rallies in 100 cities nationwide, including Kansas City.
Updated Dec. 3: This man is wanted for assault on a law enforcement officer and armed criminal action. If you have information about any of these fugitives, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477), go to KCCrimeStoppers.com, or text TIP452 plus message and send to 274637. All calls are anonymous.
The most shocking aspect of Kanye West's spectacular concert Tuesday night at the Sprint Center wasn't another suspect remark from the brash rapper. The meager attendance of less than 4,500 seemed inconceivably small for one of the most vital artists in popular music.
Advancing to the MLS Cup isn't enough success for Aurlien Collin of Sporting KC fame, he has teamed up with Paolini Garment Company to bring the AC78 clothing line and they held a fashion show at Mosaic Saturday night.
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