Fatal Balcony Fall In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — There has been a fatal fall from a Boardwalk hotel on Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Thursday, the Ocean City Fire Department was called to respond to a reported fall from the Holiday Inn at 17th Street. According to Ocean City Police, the victim fell from a significant height. The… Read more »

Bow Riding Ban Effort Derailed Temporarily; Legislature Will Have To Approve Quickly For Change This Summer

OCEAN CITY — If new regulations are going to be in place prohibiting bow-riding in Ocean City this summer, it will have to be approved as legislation and not by regulation as originally planned. In the wake of several serious boating accidents in the resort last summer, including a fatal propeller strike that claimed the… Read more »

Police Monitoring Homeless Squatting, Criminal Acts At Comfort Station

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Police Department will increase efforts to monitor the Caroline Street Comfort Station after officials received complaints from nearby residents. In a Police Commission meeting Monday, Councilman Dennis Dare presented the issue to members in attendance. “We had a correspondence from a property owner about the Caroline Street Comfort Station… Read more »

Operator Charged In Fatal Pontoon Accident

OCEAN CITY- For the second time in two weeks, charges have been filed in relation to the tragic boating accident in August that claimed the life of nine-year-old child when Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) cited the operator of the rented pontoon for negligent operation of a vessel. Following an investigation into the accident in… Read more »