Town of Ocean City MD

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Police investigate death in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating after the death of person found unconscious in  the Maryland resort town. Ocean City police said in a statement that a concerned citizen called police on Monday morning after finding an unconscious male outside in the area of 60th Street. Police say paramedics pronounced the person dead at the scene and detectives with the police department’s major crimes unit are investigating. The […]

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News

State Police Urge Extra Caution In Worcester Co. As Special Event Zone Takes Effec

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police join law enforcement partners as part of a safety alliance committed to increasing safety and reducing traffic crashes throughout Worcester County’s “Special Event Zone” this week. Motorists are urged to take extra caution while traveling through Worcester County. Starting Tuesday, September 21 through Sunday, September 26, 2021, the Special Event Zone will be in effect throughout Worcester County. The special safety enforcement initiative is […]

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Events

Boating collision off coast of Ocean City kills 1, injures 1

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died and another was injured in a boating collision off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports a call about the crash 60 miles offshore came in Friday afternoon. The city's fire department said in a Facebook post that one of the patients was pronounced dead by paramedics about 25 miles offshore and another person […]

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Fire officials: 7 escape burning boat in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say seven passengers escaped without injury from a burning boat in the water off Ocean City, Maryland. The fire department said in a Facebook post that it was called to the scene around 5:15 a.m. The department says that at the time of the fire, there were seven passengers aboard the vessel, and they were rescued by a civilian boat in the area. […]

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Hogan urges counties to improve rent relief distribution

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is urging county leaders to do a better job delivering millions of available dollars for pandemic-related rental assistance to those who need it. Hogan spoke Saturday at the annual Maryland Association of Counties convention in Ocean City. He said more than $500 million in state and federal funds have been made available but counties have only spent about 20% of what's […]

today08/23/2021 8

Events

Girl calls scars, shark tooth necklace ‘souvenirs’ of shark bite in OC

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Days after getting bitten by a shark, Jordan Prushinski asked her parents to buy her a shark tooth necklace at a gift shop just as her family was leaving Ocean City, Maryland. "It will be a souvenir of the incident. I was bitten by a shark, and it's a shark tooth necklace," the 12-year-old said at the family's home in Plains Twp. while sporting the necklace. […]

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Events

Coast Guard: 3 rescued from Ocean City Inlet

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Three people were rescued after losing control of their Jet Ski in the Ocean City Inlet on Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard says officials received the initial report through marine radio that three jet skiers were in the water and needed help. A Coast Guard crew diverted to help a Maryland Natural Resources Police crew and were able to retrieve two people. A third person […]

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Entertainment

Late-arriving catch upends standings at White Marlin Open

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A late-arriving catch upset the scales and appears to have upended the outcome of the premier competition on the final day of the White Marlin Open on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Butch Wright of Arnold, Maryland, brought in to late Friday an 85.5-pound white marlin. That would give him the top prize at the 48th annual fishing tournament. Wright edged out Mike Atkinson of Virginia Beach, […]

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Events

Teen’s body found after pulled under Ocean City rip current

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy’s body was recovered Thursday, a day after he is believed to have drowned in Ocean City, Maryland. The Washington Post reports that officials said the incident began around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday when the teen, who is from Annapolis, was swimming in waist-deep water in the ocean near 112th Street. Capt. Butch Arbin of the Ocean City Beach Patrol said the boy “got […]

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