| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Wednesday's live racing at Laurel Park has been cancelled because of "extreme weather conditions" in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas.
Laurel and Pimlico Race Course will be open for simulcasting, though.
“It is better to wait and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
A 25-year-old man, one of the victims in a double shooting Tuesday afternoon near Pimlico Race Course, has died. The death marks the city's deadliest start to a year since 2007.
Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting, which was reported to...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Trevor McCarthy has ridden 171 winners in his young career, but none more exciting than scoring with Chi Chi's Pride in Thursday's third race at Laurel Park.
At the break, the 4-year-old gelding bumped with Carnbrea'sdestiny, causing McCarthy to lose...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:51 AM
Because of snow in the Baltimore and Washington markets, live racing at Laurel Park has been canceled for today.
This is the track's third cancellation of the year.
Live racing is scheduled to resume Friday with a 12:35 p.m. post time.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:44 AM
Because of the significant snow that hit the Baltimore and Washington markets Thursday, live racing at Laurel Park has been canceled for today.
This is the track's fourth cancellation of the year and second in two days.
Live racing is scheduled to...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Scheduled horse racing at Laurel Park was canceled Saturday for the third day in a row because of inclement weather, Maryland Racing officials said.
The $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap and $100,000 John Campbell Handicap have been rescheduled for...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Skrillex likely won't play the Preakness InfieldFest this year, but the electronic dance musician will still take a stage at Pimlico Race Course this spring.
On June 8, the Grammy-winning artist born Sonny Moore will bring his Mothership Tour 2014 to...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Baltimore Police Department has instituted a new policy that prohibits officers from stopping people from taping or photographing police actions, the agency said Wednesday.
The new rules were unveiled as the city agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Today was supposed to be a day of celebration at The Warehouse, with the Orioles ushering in their new closer, Grant Balfour, who agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal earlier this week.
But the news conference won’t happen. The deal is teetering...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will have 146 days of racing in 2014, including the second leg of the Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes, on May 17. It’s the same number that has been scheduled the last four years.
The Maryland Racing...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts wants to stop sending officers out on low-priority 911 calls, expand foot patrols and create a unit focused on investigating incidents in which police use force.
He proposes assigning homicide detectives to...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Rodney Eric Smith was shot to death in a dirty alley.
Police found him surrounded by foam containers, liquor bottles and trash bags thrown into trees, yards from an uncovered storm drain that could break a car axle.
Smith deserved better, said...