| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As I wrote for Thursday’s newspaper, right-hander Jair Jurrjens believes he and the Orioles are “getting close” to finalizing a deal, which would put the free agent in a position to compete for a spot in the Orioles’ rotation this...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:49 PM
At the time of her brother's arrest and trial, Patricia Booth-Townes supported the death penalty — "an eye for an eye," as she put it. Even after her brother was sentenced to die, she says, she didn't waver. She just didn't believe he'd committed...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A 38-year-old Baltimore man has been charged in the murder of a 32-year-old city HIV outreach worker who he said he met on an online dating site, after being taken into custody Saturday driving her vehicle with blood stains on his clothes.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:42 PM
With a new long-term racing deal in place, increased breeding activity in the state and planned improvements to Maryland's two thoroughbred tracks, horse racing seems to be barreling toward a brighter future in a state where it had once been so important....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Police shot a man in Northwest Baltimore Tuesday in the third such incident since Friday, and are still searching for a potential victim they say the man may have shot earlier.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said police were checking license plates...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:11 PM
The Baltimore officer who shot a man Tuesday was also involved in a controversial shooting in 2007 in which the man he shot ultimately won a $40,000 lawsuit against the Police Department.
Police identified the officer Thursday as Donald Muir Jr., a...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club, which owns both Pimlico and Laurel Park, submitted its plan for capital improvements to the state Friday.
The plan has not yet become public but likely will early next week when it has been reviewed by the Maryland Racing...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Pimlico is home to some of the most exhilarating and important horse races in history. It annually hosts the Preakness, the second stop on the road to the Triple Crown and primary revenue-driver for its ownership group.
As the Maryland Jockey Club charts...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The Baltimore region awoke to an inch or two of snow Thursday morning, with more cold, blustery weather in the forecast, according to the National Weather Service.
At BWI Marshall Airport, the point of record for Baltimore, 2 inches of snow fell, more...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 AM
The leading rider at the Pimlico Race Course spring meeting will not be decided until the last day, and Sheldon Russell, who sits atop the standings, will not even be at the track at the end of today's card to see whether he keeps the top spot.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Terry O. Downer, an insurance company claims adjuster and world traveler, died Saturday from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Towson resident was 58.