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Racehorse takes lead, dies at Laurel Park; Maryland's 12th

Jun. 18, 2019 8:12 AM EDT

LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A 5-year-old horse died of a suspected heart attack during a race at Laurel Park, the 12th racehorse to die in Maryland this year. The Baltimore Sun reports the mare named Follow the Petals collapsed on Sunday immediately after she had taken the lead in her race. The jockey was unharmed....

Millionaire gets 9 years for deadly fire above tunnels

Jun. 17, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for his conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Daniel Beckwitt, 28, apologized to the parents of 21-year-old Askia Khafra, who was...

Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker

Jun. 17, 2019 1:17 PM EDT
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker.

Baltimore Symphony locks out its musicians as talks stall

Jun. 17, 2019 5:51 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is locking out its musicians now that contract and salary negotiations have stalled. The Baltimore Sun reports the lockout starts Monday. Musicans say they're also losing 12 weeks of pay since management abruptly cancelled summer concerts. Musicians have...

Red Sox use late rally, big 10th inning to beat Orioles 8-6

Jun. 16, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A comeback victory in a game that appeared to be lost enabled the Boston Red Sox to stroll out of Camden Yards feeling quite satisfied about where they stand at this point in the season. Rafael Devers led off the 10th inning with a home run after Marco Hernandez tied it with a solo shot in...

Sale strikes out 10, leading Red Sox past Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. Sale (3-7) gave up two runs, six hits and a walk. Both runs came in the sixth, after the left-hander extended his...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After getting off to a miserable start, Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox are beginning to perform to their usual high standard. Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. The...

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates

Jun. 15, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

Voting rights activists argue that newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolster arguments that discrimination motivated efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 population survey. The plaintiffs, who successfully challenged the...

Martinez hits 2 of Boston's 6 HRs in 13-2 rout of Orioles

Jun. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Just ahead of the summer heat, the Boston Red Sox are warming up to the idea of bashing their way into contention for another trip to the playoffs. J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs , and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the...

Police: Suspect killed, 3 arrested after gun store burglary

Jun. 14, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say police responding to a burglary at a Maryland gun store killed one suspect and arrested three others. Montgomery County police also said in a news release Friday that one officer is on administrative leave pending review. Police say an officer responded to the burglary...