Crown Chasers: Can the Royals reign again? Watch our entire six-part series

The Royals thrilled Kansas City with a two-season run that culminated with the 2015 World Series championship. But last year’s 81-81 season, plagued by injuries, left fans wanting more. The 2017 season is likely the last that stars Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain will play together in KC. Can they reign again? The Kansas City Star’s six-part video series, by David Eulitt with narration by Sam Mellinger, explores this topi.

Gridlock on antilock brakes baffles motorcycle safety advocates

Antilock brake systems have been touted for years as a potentially powerful tool to cut motorcycle deaths. The technology, known as ABS, works by preventing the wheels from locking up during hard braking and improving control amid emergencies or slippery road conditions. Nevertheless, federal regulators have balked at requiring a safety measure that many experts say could save hundreds of bikers’ lives every year.

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Mayor Sly James asserts 'the state of our city is strong'

Kansas City Mayor Sly James gave the State of the City Speech on Tuesday at the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City. James used the event to highlight successes, such as the downtown streetcar, as well as the ongoing challenges of crime and violence and lobbied in favor of an April bond vote for infrastructure.
Allison Long and Lynn Horsley The Kansas City Star
Mayor Sly James asserts 'the state of our city is strong' 4:13

Mayor Sly James asserts 'the state of our city is strong'

Chiefs coach Andy Reid on why he's sticking with Alex Smith 0:49

Chiefs coach Andy Reid on why he's sticking with Alex Smith

Michael Porter Jr.: Hopes to return thrill to Mizzou Arena 4:06

Michael Porter Jr.: Hopes to return thrill to Mizzou Arena

Mark Bedell on Kansas City Public Schools' strategic plan 1:10

Mark Bedell on Kansas City Public Schools' strategic plan