| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Last Gunfighter was having so much fun he didn't want the race to end.
"It took everything I had to get him to pull up," jockey Joe Bravo said after the 4-year-old colt made a resolute stretch run to win Saturday's Grade II $350,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:02 AM
After 20 years as a Mount Washingtonian, Linda Noll felt like she still didn't really know her community and its past as well as she would like.
Now, Noll is promoting her new book for Arcadia Publishing, "Around Mount Washington," part of Arcadia's...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Louis E. Schmidt, a retired state assistant attorney general who was an acting secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 87 and lived in Sparks.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the logo for the 2014 Preakness on Tuesday. The 139th running of the race will take place May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.
In the 2014 logo, designed by the Leffler Agency for the 15th straight year, the race is...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Asking for money near Baltimore restaurants, shops or parking meters would be outlawed under legislation some City Council members say is needed to make residents and visitors feel safer.
The proposal, which heads to the full council for its...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:14 AM
As of 9:10 a.m. Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that things appear to be easing up after a few incidents this morning. A single-vehicle accident on northbound I-95 near Caton Avenue was blocking a travel lane, but...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:49 PM
King Leatherbury won't pretend he knew what he had in Ben's Cat.
If the legendary Maryland trainer had seen the brown gelding's potential, he never would have stuck him in a $20,000 claiming race, there to be snatched by any other enterprising horseman....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Isaiah House won't be one of the students who walks through the doors of the newly renovated Pimlico Elementary/Middle School in a few years, but he jumped at the opportunity Wednesday to propose what he thought those who come after him should see and...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Baltimore Police have charged a 20-year-old man in the July killing of Davon Ockimey - and say they have closed a murder case in which they believe Ockimey was the killer.
Antonio Braxton, of the 3800 block of Ridgewood Ave., is charged with first...