Kansas City Star Chiefs beat writer Terez A. Paylor welcomes the A-Team as the quartet of writers discusses the Kansas City Chiefs leading up to the Saturday night showdown at Arrowhead against the Los Angeles Chargers for the AFC West lead.
McLouth, Kan. has one heck of a bump in the middle of Granite Street. It's the top of a boulder deposited during the ice age and was left in place when early residents couldn't move it. The boulder was eventually paved around and is now something drivers in McLouth know to watch for- usually.
A U-Haul van being chased by Kansas Highway Patrol cars rolled over at the I-35 exit to Santa Fe in Olathe, Kansas, after spike sticks were deployed. The van had sped away from a Franklin County gas station, reaching speeds of 100 mph, after not paying for fuel. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star
Developers, architects and construction leaders held a design workshop on the KU Edwards Campus to get input from Johnson County residents on a new Kansas City International Airport terminal. It is one of nine listening sessions being held around the area.
Loyal customers gathered early Wednesday outside of John's Space Age Donut Shop in Overland Park, to get a few apple fritters before the shop closes its' door for good after 50 years in business. The shop, which opened in1967 at 8124 Floyd St., will close permanently after their baking supplies run out, which likely will be sometime in the next week. The owners John and Brenda Taylor are "hanging up the towel and heading to the next phase of their lives," according to their son, Josh Taylor, who grew up in the donut shop.
Take a quick tour of the Jackson County’s 30th Christmas in the Park display at Longview Lake. The display has more than 300,000 lights and is free to the public. The lights come on at 5:30 p.m. every night until December 31.
Dozens attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember three people whose bodies were recovered from a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Kan., earlier in the day. Police did not identify the victims but family members of 53-year-old Gwinn Green said they believed she was one of them. Firefighters arrived at the house at Troup Avenue and North Mill Street around 3:20 a.m. to find it fully engulfed in flames. Police are investigating the deaths as potential homicides. Video by: ALLISON LONG and TORIANO PORTER
Jason Hurst, of Kansas City, made a mailbox shaped like an AT-AT Imperial walker from the “Star Wars” movies. He said he built the metal mailbox several years ago after a drunk driver damaged his previous traditional mailbox. He plans to see the new movie, “The Last Jedi,” which opens in theaters this week.
KC Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith answered questions Tuesday about cornerback Marcus Peters’ return from a one-game suspension. Peters is back in the lineup for this weekend's home game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Kansas guard Sam Cunfliffe, who will play in his first game for the Jayhawks against Nebraska on Saturday, talks about sitting out a year after transferring from Arizona State. He spoke to reporters on Dec. 12, 2017.