| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Tom Chuckas, president and chief operating officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, said Saturday that he would like to see horse racing's Triple Crown events played out over two months, not five weeks.
Speaking to reporters at Pimlico Race Course three...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:13 AM
For the longest time, Graham Motion couldn't figure out what he had in Ring Weekend.
The horse was talented, for sure. A son of Tapit, the nation's leading sire, he quickly adapted to his workouts as a 2-year-old. But he could be difficult to handle. He...
| May 17, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown — a candidate in the Democratic gubernatorial primary — says he attended the Preakness Day as an "official state function" rather than a campaign event. He may be duty-bound to attend Maryland’s signature horse-...
| Jun 4, 2014
An article in the June 6, 1914 edition of The Argus remarked on a Catonsville resident's birthday celebration."
Elias Livezey, Catonsville's oldest living resident, Wednesday observed his ninety-fifth birthday at Elkton Park, his home on Ingleside...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:14 PM
When Mike McCarthy saw California Chrome up close and personal for the first time at the Preakness, he marveled at the sight of the chestnut colt.
McCarthy, a former jockey and Maryland horse trainer who is now a Florida-based jockey agent, saw a...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:41 PM
"I don't intend to quit boxing as long as I am able to push a fist into the face of a rival and keep him from knocking me over the ropes."
George Chaney, 1923
He hailed from the squalid streets of East Baltimore, an Irish-American kid with calloused...
| May 4, 2014
| 12:01 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Art Sherman reached the barn at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day after the Kentucky Derby, he found his star pupil still slumbering.
“I didn’t want to wake him up,” he said of California Chrome, the newly garlanded...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
To raise awareness of mental illness, Jim Shoopack is doing something that requires a rare level of mental toughness. Shoopack, an East Stroudsburg native, plans to run three marathons in three months. He ran the Garden Spot Village marathon in New...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Orbital Sciences Corp. and Alliant Techsystems Inc. said Tuesday that they plan to merge in a $5 billion deal, creating a new aerospace and defense company called Orbital ATK Inc. that will employ 4,000 people in Maryland and Northern Virginia.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:22 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Corey Brown, 44, of the 900 block South Stepney Road, was charged Wednesday with theft less than $1,000.
Prentis James Vinson, 24, of the first block of Post Road, was...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report:
Kristi Lynn Reed, 38, of the 2100 block of Kyle Green Road was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she is charged with two counts of failure to send her child to...