| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:04 AM
Winter schedule announced for Laurel Park
Laurel Park's winter meet will begin Jan. 1 and include 46 racing days over 13 weeks, the Maryland Jockey Club, the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and the Maryland Horse Breeders...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a chain of Hawaiian coffee and smoothie shops, has opened a store on Joppa Road in Towson.
Franchisees Mike and Amanda Pyne have moved up to a permanent location after operating a Maui Wowi mobile cart since 2011. The shop in Radio...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Nearly 650 mares were bred in Maryland this year, a 13 percent increase over 2012, and a surge in state slots gambling revenue could help raise the number again next year, according to the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.
The gambling revenue has...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:58 AM
After days of furious searching for Marcus "Chip" Lesane, missing and presumed dead, Baltimore homicide detectives brought his childhood friend -- the last person to see him alive -- into an interrogation room. They spent eight hours questioning him,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The 94-year-old owner shook hands from his wheelchair in the winner's circle at Laurel Park, pleased with his horse's performance. Arnold "Arnie" Heft had just watched Eighttofasttocatch win the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic.
"Racing has been...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The Boniface family will be forever synonymous with the horse industry in Maryland.
The family farm, Bonita, located in Darlington, has bred, trained and raced thoroughbred horses at tracks in Maryland and across the country for decades.
But one of...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:11 PM
During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses.
City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
| Dec 12, 2013
Navy men receive 5 regional honors from NSCAA
Navy men's soccer coach Dave Brandt was selected as the Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and four Midshipmen were named to the All-Mid-...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The purse for the 2014 Preakness has increased from $1 million to $1.5 million, the Maryland Jockey Club announced today. It’s the first increase of the Triple Crown race’s purse since 1998.
The second jewel of the Triple Crown will be run...
| Oct 30, 2013
Major League Soccer
United makes front office changes after 3-win season
A year after dismissing several high-ranking executives, D.C. United on Tuesday fired Doug Hicks, who was promoted to chief marketing officer last fall. Aprile Pritchet, a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Siena men's basketball coach Jimmy Patsos didn't waste time praising his old coaching grounds once he arrived to speak at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront on Friday, a week before his first game since leaving Loyola.
"Maryland blood. Loyola blood....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:26 PM
A freelance photographer says he was arrested for taking pictures of Baltimore Police breaking up a party on Friday night.
Police, meanwhile, said the photographer, Noah Scialom, refused to leave and blocked the flow of partygoers who had been ordered...