Race to Triple Crown Glory

Race to Triple Crown Glory

American Pharoah, who thundered to victory at Belmont, is the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years.

Jun 7, 2015

Triple Crown Glory! American Pharoah Makes History

Triple Crown Glory! American Pharoah Makes History

American Pharoah dashed to victory in the Belmont Stakes to clinch the Triple Crown before a sellout crowd Saturday, ending a decades-long drought of horses to accomplish one of sports' rarest feats.

Jun 6, 2015

American Pharoah's Triple Try Yields Smaller Crowd

American Pharoah's Triple Try Yields Smaller Crowd

If American Pharoah becomes the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years, it won't be before a record-setting crowd. A sellout crowd of 90,000 was streaming into Belmont Park early Saturday.

Jun 5, 2015

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

You're not a horse racing expert, but you can act like one for the Belmont Stakes. For all the pomp and circumstance at the track at Pimlico, the real focus Saturday will be on the potential for something...

Jun 3, 2013

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes, to be run Saturday for the 145th time, is the oldest, longest and the most grueling of the Triple Crown races. The mile-and-a-half run at New York’s Belmont Park requires more stamina...

May 14, 2013

Life After Racing: From Stud to Slaughter

Life After Racing: From Stud to Slaughter

For a horse like Orb, the sculpted colt that won the Kentucky Derby last week, the future holds plenty of promise. Besides earning the celebrity that comes with a high-profile victory, Orb is likely to...

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Residents Displaced by Gas Leak Get More Time to Return

Residents Displaced by Gas Leak Get More Time to Return

Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive, 15-week natural gas leak will have more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged, under an agreement announced Monday between city officials and...

Mistakenly Released Inmate Taken Into Custody

Mistakenly Released Inmate Taken Into Custody

An inmate who was released by mistake from a Los Angeles County jail was back in custody Monday after he was found at a Nevada hotel, authorities said.

Search Continues for Body of 3rd Person Killed in Crash

Search Continues for Body of 3rd Person Killed in Crash

The search was continuing Monday in the ocean off San Pedro for the body of a third person killed in the mid-air collision of two small planes. The crash occurred about 3:15 p.m. Friday, and a small debris field

Mt. Baldy Trails Closed Due to Dangerous Conditions

Mt. Baldy Trails Closed Due to Dangerous Conditions

Trails at Mt. Baldy were closed Monday after a hiker died and several others had to be rescued over the weekend because of dangerous conditions.

Living With Zika Mosquitoes

Living With Zika Mosquitoes

The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses...

Uber Driver Arrested for DUI After Super Bowl

Uber Driver Arrested for DUI After Super Bowl

An Uber driver who was on his way to pick up passengers after watching the Super Bowl at a bar was arrested in Simi Valley with a blood-alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, police said.

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