| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a 38-year-old New Jersey man found dead in an Ocean City hotel early Saturday morning, police said.
Jorge Troca, of Lyndhurst, N.J., was found unconscious and unresponsive in a hotel in the 4700...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off.
Democrat Anthony G....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:23 AM
Tropical Storm Arthur became the first hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season on Thursday after sparking evacuations along part of the North Carolina coast, where it threatened to disrupt Independence Day celebrations.
Arthur was about 190 miles south-...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day.
Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:13 AM
White Marlin Open
Monday-Friday, Aug. 4-8: The 41st anniversary White Marlin Open will be held in Ocean City. Weigh-ins at Harbour Island, 14th Street bayside. Information: whitemarlinopen.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 5: Pro-Formance...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:19 PM
For longer than the U.S. has been a nation, Marylanders have been horse people.
George Washington raced thoroughbred horses in Annapolis in the 1750s, 100 years after the animals were first introduced to the area. A statue of Casimir Pulaski, a Polish...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Frances M. "Peg" Spath, a homemaker who enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, died July 22 of a stroke at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 98.
The daughter of Dr. John Milton King, a dentist, and Francesca Heinekamp King, a homemaker,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:51 AM
You may have heard that Ocean City boardwalk landmark Ocean Gallery is packing up and moving to Hollywood, but don't book that flight to Los Angeles quite yet.
Owner Joe KroArt explains that he's been in talks for nearly five years with various...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Dorothy Grubb said she feared her boyfriend would kill her. She wrote in court papers that he threatened to do that, then throw her in his truck and drive off down the road.
Two years later, according to police, Clyde Campbell followed through on that...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has imposed new rules and regulations on water jet pack businesses in Ocean City to keep thrill-seekers safe.
The jet packs — which propel pressurized streams of water to lift riders up to 30 feet above...