Tennesse House advances a bill to allow tourism records to remain secret for 10 years

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s Republican-dominant House on Thursday advanced legislation that would allow the state’s tourism public records to remain secret and hidden from the public eye. The bill, proposed by Republican Gov. Bill Lee, would allow the head of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development to exempt any public records for 10 years deemed … Read more

Could Missouri’s ‘stand your ground’ law apply to the Super Bowl celebration shooters?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The man accused of firing the first shots at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl rally told authorities he felt threatened, while a second man said he pulled the trigger because someone was shooting at him, according to court documents. Experts say that even though the shooting left one bystander dead … Read more

Woman killed during a celebration of Chiefs’ Super Bowl win to be remembered at funeral

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City area DJ who was killed during a celebration of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory was set to be remembered Saturday during funeral services attended by friends and family. Lisa Lopez-Galvan was one of around two dozen people who were shot when gunfire erupted Feb. 14 outside the city’s … Read more

2 adults are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City’s Super Bowl celebration

A person views a memorial dedicated to the victims of last week’s mass shooting in front of Union Station, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, in Kansas City, Mo. Authorities say two juveniles have been charged with crimes connected to the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl rally. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

An ecstatic Super Bowl rally, upended by the terror of a mass shooting. How is Kansas City faring?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — “Are you feeling good today, Chiefs Kingdom?” Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas shouted to a sea of fans fresh from their town’s third Super Bowl victory in five years. Less than an hour later — with music still blaring and the confetti of celebration still hanging … Read more

Kansas City tries to recover after mass shooting at Super Bowl celebration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Kansas City tries to recover after the mass shooting that turned a Super Bowl celebration into chaos, police are working with juvenile prosecutors to determine what happens next with the two young people in custody. A mother of two was killed and 22 people were injured by gunfire Wednesday afternoon, … Read more

Bystander tells of tackling armed, fleeing person after shooting at Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory rally had just ended when fan Trey Filter heard what he initially thought was fireworks. Then someone screamed, “Get him!” And that is how the 40-year-old wound up in widely circulated video of him tackling an armed person after the post-parade shooting, which left … Read more

Championship parades likely to change in wake of shooting at Chiefs Super Bowl celebration

BOSTON — With back-to-back Super Bowl victories for the hometown Chiefs, Kansas City fans gathered for another championship parade and a second celebratory pep rally in a row. Don’t expect there to be a third. Not because the Chiefs, with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes still just 28 years old, can’t win another NFL title. But … Read more