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Ship that caused deadly Baltimore bridge collapse has been refloated and is moving back to port

May. 20, 2024 08:09 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The container ship that caused the deadly collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge was refloated at high tide Monday and began slowly moving back to port, guided by several tugboats. The Dali had been grounded at the collapse site for weeks after it lost...

The container ship Dali that caused the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse has been refloated and is moving back to port

May. 20, 2024 07:26 AM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — The container ship Dali that caused the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse has been refloated and is moving back to port.

Preakness winner Seize the Grey is likely running in the 1st Belmont at Saratoga

May. 19, 2024 15:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Even without a Triple Crown on the line, the upcoming Belmont Stakes is one of the most anticipated horse races in the sport's history. That's because it's being run at Saratoga Race Course for the first time, part of a two-year hiatus in upstate New York while the...

Jaime Torres wins the Preakness with Seize the Grey 2 years after starting to ride horses

May. 18, 2024 20:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jaime Torres was watching horse racing on television in his native Puerto Rico in 2019 when he decided he wanted to be a jockey. Less than five years later and just two since he began riding, Torres won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday aboard Seize the Grey. To add...

Seize the Grey has crossed the finish line first at Preakness Stakes

May. 18, 2024 19:14 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Seize the Grey has crossed the finish line first at Preakness Stakes.

Bob Baffert is again the center of attention at the Preakness, even without the Derby winner

May. 17, 2024 14:48 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bob Baffert does not need to bring the Kentucky Derby winner to the Preakness to become the center of attention at Pimlico Race Course. The two-time Triple Crown-winning Hall of Fame trainer is a magnet for attention as the sport's most-known figure, and he has...

Former top Baltimore prosecutor applies for presidential pardon

May. 17, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s former top prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has applied for a presidential pardon ahead of sentencing on her recent perjury and mortgage fraud convictions, according to The Baltimore Sun. In a letter to President Joe Biden on Thursday, the Congressional Black...

Preakness: How to watch, the favorites and what to expect in the second leg of the Triple Crown

May. 17, 2024 11:35 AM EDT

The Preakness Stakes will have a Triple Crown possibility on the line when Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan runs in a field of eight horses on Saturday in the 149th rendition of the race. Mystik Dan is the favorite and won the Derby by a nose in the race's closest finish since 1947....

They shared a name — but not a future. How two kids fought to escape poverty in Baltimore

May. 16, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Growing up in the streets of east Baltimore surrounded by poverty and gun violence, two kids named Antonio became fast friends. Both called “Tone,” they were similarly charismatic and ambitious, dreaming of the day they would finally leave behind the struggles that defined...

Catching Freedom shows why it was an 'easy decision' to enter him in the Preakness

May. 16, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Catching Freedom got a few days off after finishing fourth in the Kentucky Derby. When he returned to the track, he looked like a fresh horse rather than one who had just run a race against elite competition. After some consideration, trainer Brad...