Mail.com: Baltimore https://www.mail.com/locations/12706-baltimore.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Baltimore https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/locations/12706-baltimore.html Kepler leads Twins' offensive surge in 14-7 win over Orioles https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5215484-kepler-leads-twins-offensive-surge-14-7-win-oriole.html BALTIMORE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins appear to be at their best when they take their show on the road. In their latest performance, the hits just kept on coming. Max Kepler homered and drove in four runs, Miguel Sano and Jorge Polanco each had a career-high four hits and the Twins roared back to beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 Monday night. ... Tue, 23 May 2017 04:21:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5215484-kepler-leads-twins-offensive-surge-14-7-win-oriole.html 2017-05-23T04:21:00Z Pimlico survives another Preakness, but for how much longer? https://www.mail.com/news/us/5210176-pimlico-survives-preakness-longer.html BALTIMORE (AP) — A record-setting crowd on Friday, followed by a huge throng for the Preakness, will enable the owners of aging Pimlico Race Course to break even this year. That, however, won't blunt their effort to move the Preakness to nearby Laurel Park. "It's going to come to a head at some point later this year," Sal Sinatra, presi... Sat, 20 May 2017 19:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5210176-pimlico-survives-preakness-longer.html 2017-05-20T19:59:00Z Understudy Actress grabs spotlight with Black-Eyed Susan win https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5208330-understudy-actress-grabs-spotlight-with-black-eyed.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Sloshing in the mud with visions of an upset, Nik Juarez guided long-shot Actress through a memorable maiden-breaking voyage Friday in the Black-Eyed Susan. After a sudden and intense rainstorm turned the track at Pimlico Race Course into a sloppy mess, Actress outlasted Lights of Medina by a head to win the $250,000 race for 3-year-old fillies in front of a... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:27:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5208330-understudy-actress-grabs-spotlight-with-black-eyed.html 2017-05-20T00:27:00Z Special counsel pick could boost faith in Justice Dept. https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205112-special-counsel-pick-boost-faith-justice-dept.html WASHINGTON (AP) — There could be a side benefit for Rod Rosenstein in appointing a special counsel to head an investigation into possible Russian coordination with the Trump campaign: reviving his own reputation, heavily battered for his role in the firing of James Comey, who had been leading the probe. The Wednesday decision to name former FBI Director R... Fri, 19 May 2017 01:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205112-special-counsel-pick-boost-faith-justice-dept.html 2017-05-19T01:07:00Z Todd Pletcher takes sure and steady approach to Preakness https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5204266-todd-pletcher-takes-steady-approach-to-preakness.html BALTIMORE (AP) — The Preakness has never been Todd Pletcher's race. Sure, it's the middle jewel of the Triple Crown. But Pletcher has made a habit of skipping Baltimore in order to beat the pack to his home base of New York after the Kentucky Derby and await the Belmont. The Preakness' position two weeks after the Derby is too soon for ... Thu, 18 May 2017 17:19:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5204266-todd-pletcher-takes-steady-approach-to-preakness.html 2017-05-18T17:19:00Z Lookin At Lee eyes Preakness glory after strong run in Derby https://www.mail.com/news/us/5202604-lookin-lee-eyes-preakness-glory-strong-derby.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Charging hard down the stretch, Lookin At Lee barely missed winning the Kentucky Derby as a 33-1 long shot. His second-place finish seemingly impressed no one. Lookin at Lee has received little attention at Pimlico Race Course this week and is a 10-1 underdog in the Preakness behind Always Dreaming, the 4-5 favorite in Saturday's race after outlasting Lookin... Thu, 18 May 2017 07:49:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5202604-lookin-lee-eyes-preakness-glory-strong-derby.html 2017-05-18T07:49:00Z Forget the Derby! Classic Empire healthy for Preakness run https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5197316-forget-derby-classic-empire-healthy-preakness.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Classic Empire has recovered nicely from his distressing race at the Kentucky Derby — and so have his handlers. After being bumped and jostled early at Churchill Downs, Classic Empire finished a disappointing fourth. If that wasn't bad enough, the bay colt emerged from the race with an inflamed right eye. Now healthy an... Tue, 16 May 2017 15:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5197316-forget-derby-classic-empire-healthy-preakness.html 2017-05-16T15:47:00Z Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming gets rambunctious https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5194990-kentucky-derby-winner-dreaming-rambunctious.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming got a bit rambunctious while stepping onto the track at Pimlico for a gallop ahead of this weekend's Preakness. The dark bay colt tried to buck off exercise rider Nick Bush on Monday and stumbled a bit in doing so, putting a brief scare into trainer Todd Pletcher. The trainer says A... Mon, 15 May 2017 18:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5194990-kentucky-derby-winner-dreaming-rambunctious.html 2017-05-15T18:26:00Z Former Ravens LB O.J. Brigance hits 10-year mark with ALS https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5194800-ravens-lb-oj-brigance-hits-10-year-mark-with-als.html BALTIMORE (AP) — O.J. Brigance will hold a celebration Tuesday on the 10th anniversary of a day that forever changed his life. On May 16, 2007, the former Baltimore Ravens linebacker learned he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. There is no known cure for the motor neuron disease commonly called Lou Gehrig's disease, and the life expectancy after being diagnosed is u... Mon, 15 May 2017 17:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5194800-ravens-lb-oj-brigance-hits-10-year-mark-with-als.html 2017-05-15T17:08:00Z New horses among Preakness challenges facing Always Dreaming https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5192460-horses-preakness-challenges-facing-dreaming.html After Always Dreaming's win in the Kentucky Derby as the favorite, the colt will be running in the Preakness with a bulls-eye on his back. With a victory, Always Dreaming would head to the Belmont Stakes in New York three weeks later with a shot at winning the Triple Crown. Two years ago, American Pharoah ended a 37-year drought by winning the Triple Crown. Before that, Cali... Mon, 15 May 2017 15:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5192460-horses-preakness-challenges-facing-dreaming.html 2017-05-15T15:48:00Z Royal Mo breaks bone in hoof while preparing for Preakness https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5192232-royal-mo-breaks-bone-hoof-while-preparing-preaknes.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Royal Mo has fractured a bone in his hoof during a workout in preparation for next weekend's Preakness and was taken to a veterinary hospital for treatment. Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens was aboard Royal Mo on Sunday when he says he heard a pop while turning into the stretch at Pimlico. Trainer John Shirreffs says X-... Sun, 14 May 2017 16:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5192232-royal-mo-breaks-bone-hoof-while-preparing-preaknes.html 2017-05-14T16:43:00Z Orioles closer Britton hopes to be back sooner than later https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5180094-orioles-closer-britton-hopes-to-sooner-than.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles closer Zach Britton is preparing for a much longer stay on the disabled list this time after returning too quickly from a forearm injury. Britton was initially on the DL from April 16 to May 2 with a strained left forearm. He pitched in two games, felt discomfort in his pitching arm and was put back on the 10-day disabled list on Saturday. ... Wed, 10 May 2017 00:29:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5180094-orioles-closer-britton-hopes-to-sooner-than.html 2017-05-10T00:29:00Z Always Dreaming checks into Pimlico's Stall 40 for Preakness https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5179026-dreaming-checks-pimlicos-stall-40-preakness.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming made himself right at home Tuesday in Stall 40 at Pimlico Race Course, munching on hay while his handlers scurried around him. The bay colt was in excellent spirits after traveling from Churchill Downs to Pimlico, where he will spend the next 11 days before running in the Preakness. ... Tue, 09 May 2017 18:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5179026-dreaming-checks-pimlicos-stall-40-preakness.html 2017-05-09T18:08:00Z Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5174046-fresh-horses-await-derby-winner-dreaming-preakness.html LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Always Dreaming is headed to the Preakness in two weeks, when the Kentucky Derby winner is likely to face several fresh horses that skipped the first leg of the Triple Crown. A majority of the 20-horse field that ran on a sloppy Churchill Downs track in Saturday's Derby won't go on to Baltimore. Trainer Todd Pletc... Sun, 07 May 2017 20:12:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/other/5174046-fresh-horses-await-derby-winner-dreaming-preakness.html 2017-05-07T20:12:00Z Miley struck by 2 line drives, but Orioles top White Sox 4-2 https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5171478-miley-struck-2-drives-orioles-top-white-sox-4-2.html BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles keep winning games despite losing pitchers. Gabriel Ynoa pitched six sharp innings after starter Wade Miley was forced out of the game by the impact of two line drives, and Chris Davis hit a home run to help Baltimore beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday night. Miley left after being drilled by... Sat, 06 May 2017 03:21:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5171478-miley-struck-2-drives-orioles-top-white-sox-4-2.html 2017-05-06T03:21:00Z Orioles LHP Miley hit by 2 consecutive liners, leaves game https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5171322-orioles-lhp-miley-hit-2-consecutive-liners-leaves.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles left-hander Wade Miley was struck by two consecutive line drives in the first inning and removed from Baltimore's game against the Chicago White Sox. After Jose Abreu hit Miley on the left wrist with a comebacker, the pitcher was examined by a trainer, insisted he was OK and stayed in the game. Two pitches later... Sat, 06 May 2017 00:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5171322-orioles-lhp-miley-hit-2-consecutive-liners-leaves.html 2017-05-06T00:01:00Z Overcoming Opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5159602-overcoming-opioids-when-pills-hospitals-resort.html BALTIMORE (AP) — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing. "I can't lose what I worked for," he said. The nation's opioid crisis is forcing hospi... Tue, 02 May 2017 18:00:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5159602-overcoming-opioids-when-pills-hospitals-resort.html 2017-05-02T18:00:00Z Young cancer survivor gets his wish at NFL draft https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5150444-young-cancer-survivor-wish-nfl-draft.html OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — T.J. Owuanibe got his wish: The 14-year-old shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens' top draft pick. The eighth grader at McDonogh School in Baltimore was diagnosed two years ago with brain cancer. He recently told Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic that he longed to join Goodell at the podium in Philadelphia wh... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5150444-young-cancer-survivor-wish-nfl-draft.html 2017-04-28T14:36:00Z Machado in center of bad blood as Red Sox beat Orioles 6-2 https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5137854-machado-center-bad-blood-red-sox-beat-orioles-6-2.html BALTIMORE (AP) — A spikes-high slide. A near beanball. Harsh talk in the clubhouse. The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles soared to a new level over the weekend, and there's no telling what might happen when they soon meet again. A tempestuous three-game series between these AL East foes wound up with Orioles star... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5137854-machado-center-bad-blood-red-sox-beat-orioles-6-2.html 2017-04-23T22:36:00Z Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over Machado slide https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5136458-pedroia-ailing-farrell-complaining-machado-slide.html BALTIMORE (AP) — One day later, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and manager John Farrell were still sore about Manny Machado's spikes-up slide. Pedroia was not in Boston's starting lineup Saturday after hurting his knee and ankle in the eighth inning of Friday night's 2-0 loss to Baltimore. The injury occurred when Machado spiked Pedroia in the back of his left ... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5136458-pedroia-ailing-farrell-complaining-machado-slide.html 2017-04-22T22:59:00Z Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5100976-trump-objections-overhaul-baltimore-police.html BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has approved an agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force, sweeping aside objections from the Trump Justice Department. President Donald Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, promptly warned that the agreement may result in "a less safe city." U.S. District Judge... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 06:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5100976-trump-objections-overhaul-baltimore-police.html 2017-04-08T06:06:00Z Baltimore police overhaul is approved over Trump objections https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5098184-baltimore-police-overhaul-approved-trump-objection.html BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge on Friday approved an agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force, sweeping aside objections from the Trump Justice Department. President Donald Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, promptly warned that the agreement may result in "a less safe city." U.S. District... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:24:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5098184-baltimore-police-overhaul-approved-trump-objection.html 2017-04-07T19:24:00Z Trump administration backs away from Baltimore police reform https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5095106-trump-administration-backs-baltimore-police-reform.html BALTIMORE (AP) — The Trump Justice Department expressed "grave concerns" Thursday about an agreement the Obama administration reached with the city of Baltimore to overhaul its police department in the wake of the racially explosive Freddie Gray case. A government attorney weighed in on the proposed consent decree at a public hearing as about 50 Baltimore... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5095106-trump-administration-backs-baltimore-police-reform.html 2017-04-06T20:26:00Z Judge denies request to delay hearing on Baltimore police https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5093006-judge-denies-request-to-delay-hearing-baltimore-po.html BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge refused Wednesday to delay a hearing on a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department, calling the Trump administration's request a "burden and inconvenience." The Justice Department asked for a delay earlier this week, saying it needed time to review the plan and determine whether the proposal would hin... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:37:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5093006-judge-denies-request-to-delay-hearing-baltimore-po.html 2017-04-05T21:37:00Z The Latest: Judge blocks request to delay police hearing https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5093798-latest-judge-blocks-request-to-delay-police-hearin.html BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on a request from the U.S. Justice Department for more time to "review and assess" a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A federal judge has denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department to postpone a hearing on an agreement to overhaul the Baltimore... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:19:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5093798-latest-judge-blocks-request-to-delay-police-hearin.html 2017-04-05T20:19:00Z Baltimore police ready for reforms despite delay request https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5089812-baltimore-police-ready-reforms-despite-delay-reque.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police chief worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city's police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department. So they were surprised by the Justice Department's sudden request Monday for more time to see how the proposed changes might conflict with the a... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:19:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5089812-baltimore-police-ready-reforms-despite-delay-reque.html 2017-04-04T15:19:00Z Justice Dept. seeks pause on agreement with Baltimore police https://www.mail.com/news/world/5088236-justice-dept-seeks-pause-agreement-with-baltimore.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police chief worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city's police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department. So they were surprised by the Justice Department's sudden request Monday for more time to see how the proposed changes might conflict with the a... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:41:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5088236-justice-dept-seeks-pause-agreement-with-baltimore.html 2017-04-04T14:41:00Z Cal Ripken's son signs minor league deal with Orioles https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5081874-cal-ripkens-son-signs-minor-league-deal-with-oriol.html BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed the son of Cal Ripken Jr. to a minor league contract. First baseman Ryan Ripken signed with the Class A Aberdeen IronBirds, the team announced Friday on Twitter. The 23-year-old Ripken was selected by the Washington Nationals in the 15th round of the 2014 Major League draft. He batted .... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:17:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5081874-cal-ripkens-son-signs-minor-league-deal-with-oriol.html 2017-04-01T00:17:00Z SWAT body camera captures dramatic scene of hostage standoff https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5073550-swat-body-camera-captures-dramatic-scene-hostage-s.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a man holding two children hostage with a knife. While the video is jarring, the footage offers an unusual window into how officers make a difficult decision to use lethal force. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis showed t... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5073550-swat-body-camera-captures-dramatic-scene-hostage-s.html 2017-03-29T09:34:00Z Baltimore police show jarring footage of SWAT shooting https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5072620-baltimore-police-jarring-footage-swat-shooting.html BALTIMORE (AP) — Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a man holding two children hostage with a knife. While the video is jarring, the footage offers an unusual window into how officers make a difficult decision to use lethal force. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis showed t... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5072620-baltimore-police-jarring-footage-swat-shooting.html 2017-03-28T23:42:00Z