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Ocean City

Sep 30, 2019

Coastal Maryland town’s mayor says car fans brought trouble

A big gathering of car enthusiasts in coastal Maryland prompts a resort town's mayor to insist there won't be a repeat next year.

Aug 23, 2019

Police: Woman went on drunken hit-and-run spree in Maryland

A Delaware woman has been charged with nearly 50 criminal violations after police say she went on a drunken hit-and-run spree in Maryland.

Jul 29, 2019

Lawsuit filed in death of woman found buried in beach sand

The mother of a Texas woman found dead on a Maryland beach with just an arm above the sand has filed a lawsuit against the town where the death occurred.

Jun 14, 2019

Attorney, client look back at contentious Ocean City trademark suit

OCEAN CITY — The reason there aren’t tourists walking around with shirts advertising “Shorebilly” beer is because of a contentious trademark case that could be a cautionary tale for new businesses. Donna Thomas, an attorney with Astrachan Gunst Thomas P.A. in Baltimore, discussed the lawsuit at the Maryland State Bar Association’s Legal Summit and Annual […]

Jun 11, 2019

National speakers, panels planned for MSBA annual meeting

The Maryland State Bar Association is bringing big-name keynote speakers and a range of programming back to Ocean City this week at its multi-day Legal Summit & Annual Meeting. The 2019 meeting, to run Wednesday through Saturday, is likely to be the largest standalone MSBA event in recent years. More than 700 attorneys were registered a week […]

May 29, 2019

Supreme Court appeal rests on what Simon didn’t say

A drug-sniffing dog’s failure to give a definitive alert to Ocean City police forms the basis of a convicted would-be heroin dealer’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. In his bid for high court review, Ryan Steck claims officers in the beachfront city lacked probable cause to search the car he was in during a […]

May 15, 2019

Md. State Police, Ocean City sued over 2017 pedestrian death

The family of a New Jersey man who was struck and killed by a Maryland State Police vehicle in 2017 filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging negligence and wrongful death. Thomas Lawlor, 57, was in Ocean City for the Endless Summer Cruisin’ event in October 2017 when he was hit while crossing Coastal Highway near 76th Street, […]

Dec 20, 2018

Judge won’t stop Ocean City from enforcing female topless ban

A federal judge declined to prohibit Ocean City from enforcing its ban on female toplessness Thursday, finding the plaintiffs challenging the ordinance failed to prove public sensibilities of the town have evolved to accept it. The plaintiffs sought a preliminary injunction in their lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the ordinance, which was enacted in the summer […]

Dec 7, 2018

Judge to rule on injunction for Ocean City ban on female toplessness

A federal judge was skeptical of a legal challenge to Ocean City’s ordinance banning female toplessness on its beaches at a hearing Friday as town officials testified to the numerous calls, emails and conversations they had with concerned residents and visitors. Several women filed suit against the town in U.S. District Court in Baltimore in […]

Sep 26, 2018

Kavanaugh pal has written about own drunken escapades

Mark Judge spent decades mining his recollections and writing books and articles full of semi-confessional details about the suburban Maryland prep school he attended with future Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Now, though, Judge's memory has drawn a blank.

Sep 17, 2018

Pickle shots? Ocean City restaurant serves about 100K a year

Looking for an alcoholic drink that's different from your typical bar order? Look no further than pickle shots.

Aug 30, 2018

Former mayor of Maryland resort town passes away at 89

The former mayor of a Maryland resort town for more than a decade has died at 89.

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