Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

The race for Triple Crown glory will kick off May 2 with the Kentucky Derby

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:34 PM EDT

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 06:24 PM EDT

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

Mike Wells is one of the hundreds of unseen backside workers who feed and tend to the horses who live at Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. While they toil in obscurity, they play a valuable...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:18 AM EDT

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Betting on an Underdog? Try These 5 Derby Hopefuls

Hoping to unearth a Kentucky Derby winner at a price? We got your long shots right here. We're talking the next Giacomo, who won at 50-1 and returned $102.60 for a $2 win bet 10 years ago.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 02:36 PM EDT

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Can you guess which of the names is that of a real racehorse?

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10:09 AM EDT

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir's Attention-Grabbing Derby Hat

Johnny Weir grabbed attention Friday with his massive Kentucky Derby hat that Al Roker said resembled a “direct TV dish.”

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 06:23 PM EDT

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

"A Bit Experimental": 1st-Time Derby Trainer Faces Extra Challenges

One wildcard contender in Saturday's Kentucky Derby didn't have an easy journey to Churchill Downs. Mubtaahij's entry into the race touched off a 24-hour trek from Dubai to the U.S., with plenty of hurdles along...

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NYPD Officer Shot in Head in Queens Has Died

NYPD Officer Shot in Head in Queens Has Died

The NYPD officer who was shot in the head while sitting in an unmarked patrol car in Queens over the weekend has died and charges against the suspect in his slaying have been upgraded to first-degree murder.

Slain NYPD Cop Mourned at Long Island Vigil

Slain NYPD Cop Mourned at Long Island Vigil

The NYPD officer who died after being shot in the head in Queens was a Long Island native who came from a family of cops and fulfilled his own dream of joining the NYPD after graduating high school, friends and...

NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son were arrested Monday on federal corruption charges, about three months after NBC 4 New York first reported on the investigation into state government’s...

MTA Looking for Teen Seen on Video Playing With Subway Controls

MTA Looking for Teen Seen on Video Playing With Subway Controls

Authorities are looking for a pair of teens who they say broke into a conductor’s cab on an unknown subway train and recorded video showing them playing with the controls.

Family of Driver Killed in Metro-North Crash to File Suit

Family of Driver Killed in Metro-North Crash to File Suit

The family of Ellen Brody, the New York woman who died when her SUV got trapped in a railroad crossing and was hit by an oncoming Metro-North train, sparking an explosion that also killed five train passengers...

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