St. Patrick's Day celebrations got a bit out of hand in several Baltimore neighborhoods, with police arresting 10 juveniles Saturday night in the Inner Harbor after a stabbing and at least one fight broke out downtown.
Wanted: New mascot for 137-year-old racing event; must appeal to the young and web-savvy; social media experience required. That's the premise of a promotion to unseat Kegasus as the Preakness mascot. The Maryland Jockey Club would seem to be behind the marketing blitz, but it's not taking credit.
Just hours after Baltimore police issued a directive telling its 3,100 officers that they can't arrest or seize cameras from people merely for photographing or videtaping them, officers were caught on tape seemingly doing just that.
Baltimore police have issued new general orders regarding the public taking photos or video of officers. The ACLU, which is involved in a lawsuit on the matter coming up Monday in federal court, says the rules don't go far enough
Baltimore police have issued new rules governing how officers deal with a public increasinly armed with cameras and video records, saying that in most instances, cops cannot stop people from filming crime scenes
Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland contributed tens of thousands of dollars in recent months to the Democratic Governors Association, which is led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, records show.
Horse racing may face long odds against going the way of the old Havre de Grace track, but that the owners of a champion horse named their beast after the city is shows interest in the sport and its heritage remains.
The U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division has urged a federal court to side with a Howard County man in a lawsuit over his camera being seized by Baltimore Police at the Preakness Stakes after he filmed officers making an arrest
To ensure a year-round live racing schedule next year, Maryland's thoroughbred horse owners' group will continue to provide financial assistance to the money-losing operator of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course.
The owner of Maryland's two thoroughbred tracks and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association reached an agreement Saturday to maintain 146 days of live racing next year, avoiding another last-minute showdown that threatened the racing industry.
With negotiations still ongoing on the state's racing dates for 2012, the thoroughbred industry is likely to miss Thursday's deadline to submit a longterm business plan to sustain the sport to the Maryland General Assembly.
Laurel Park celebrated its 100th anniversary of racing with live racing plenty of family friendly entertainment. But the future of racetrack is uncertain as Maryland's racing industry continues to limp forward.
With casinos now operating in Cecil County and on the Eastern Shore, another under construction at Arundel Mills mall, and bidders competing to build slots parlors in Western Maryland and Baltimore, the state's venture into gambling appears to be settling into its final shape.