Resort Rescue Gear Upgrade Approved

OCEAN CITY – The City Council unanimously approved the purchase of new safety equipment for the fire department water rescue team, stemming from the heroic late September rescue of three intoxicated swimmers in dreadful conditions.OC Fire Department Chief Chris Larmore came before the Mayor and City Council on Tuesday asking for a number of improvements… Read more »

Man Gets 7-Year Sentence For Cocaine

SNOW HILL – A Berlin man, one of 10 people arrested during a major brawl at the parking lot of a mid-town nightclub involving hundreds of people, pleaded guilty this week to possession with intent to distribute cocaine and was sentenced to seven years in jail.All in all, 10 people were arrested, four Ocean City… Read more »

Local Charged With ’07 Juvenile Rape

BERLIN – An Ocean City man is behind bars facing rape and assault charges this week after admitting to police late last month he had sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year.On Nov. 30, 2007, Ocean City Police arrested Christopher Michael Shockley, 19, for outstanding warrants related to a malicious destruction… Read more »

Judge Irked By Delays In CO Lawsuit

OCEAN CITY – The U.S. District Court judge presiding over the $30 million wrongful death lawsuit filed earlier this year by the family of two Pennsylvania tourists who perished from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Boardwalk motel room in June 2006 admonished attorneys on both sides yesterday in letter expressing her disappointment in the slow… Read more »