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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 11:03 PM EDT

Kentucky Derby Tests New Playoff System

Kentucky Derby Tests New Playoff System

This year’s Kentucky Derby is the first under a new system that awards points to winners of an increasingly challenging series of qualifying races. Supporters say the system is fairer because it awards...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 03:43 PM EDT

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

For more than 50 years Man o' War owned the unofficial title of Horse of the Century. Then Secretariat happened.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 03:48 PM EDT

Triple Crown by the Numbers

Triple Crown by the Numbers

The Belmont Stakes was first run in 1867, the Preakness Stakes in 1873, and the Kentucky Derby in 1875, but it would be decades before the Triple Crown would become the Holy Grail of horse racing.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:27 AM EDT

The History of Kentucky Derby Hats

The History of Kentucky Derby Hats

The story of Kentucky Derby hats — the wide-brimmed, straw fashion statements that ride into Churchill Downs each year atop the heads of well-heeled spectators — is a story of American

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Police Address Dangerous Swatting Trend

Police Address Dangerous Swatting Trend

It's called swatting and police in Connecticut say it's becoming all too common.

Prosecutor: Body Fits Description of Missing Boy

Prosecutor: Body Fits Description of Missing Boy

Jermiah Oliver was born in New Britain, Connecticut and living in Massachusetts when he disappeared in September. Police found a body that matches Jeremiah's description. .

Vandals Strike Camp for Kids in Lyme

Vandals Strike Camp for Kids in Lyme

State police are looking for the person or people who caused thousands of dollars of damage to Camp Claire in Lyme.

Grandma Left Vengeful Note Prior to Murder of Grandsons: AP

Grandma Left Vengeful Note Prior to Murder of Grandsons: AP

A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys’ parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.

Greenwich Hostage Situation Call was a Hoax: Cops

Greenwich Hostage Situation Call was a Hoax: Cops

Greenwich police received an alarming call just before 8 p.m. on Thursday from someone who called 911, claiming to be armed and holding several people hostage at a home on Round Hill Road.

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