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


February 16, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — "Are you feeling good today, Chiefs Kingdom?" Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas shouted to a sea of football 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 in the air — the mayor and throngs of others were running from gunfire, unsure where it was coming from, desperately seeking safety.

At its highest moment of community pride, Kansas City experienced one of 21st-century American culture's most traumatic events — a public mass shooting. By the time it wa...

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