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Coast Guard searches for teen swimmer off Ocean City

The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a 17-year-old boy who went missing while swimming at an Ocean City beach. The Coast Guard says Ocean City’s 911 dispatch center received a report of a missing swimmer around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. The teen went missing in the area of 112th Street. Maryland Natural Resources Police, the Ocean City Fire Department and the Ocean City Beach Patrol are also […]

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Girl injured in suspected shark attack in Maryland

Family members of a 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl say she suffered injuries after a suspected shark attack in Maryland that left her with 42 stitches for 20 cuts. Jordan Prushinski and her family told WBRE-TV that they were on vacation Monday at the beach in Ocean City when Jordan went into knee-deep water. She was swimming with her family when she limped out of the water bleeding from the leg. Her […]

today08/05/2021 8


Delaware police: Man charged after crash, trooper assault

Delaware State Police say a man has been arrested after his truck crashed into a tree and he assaulted two state troopers as emergency workers tried to take him for treatment. A news release says a truck driven 23-year-old Dylan L. Martin crashed early Sunday and was knocked unconscious. According to the news release, EMS workers managed to awaken Martin, after which he struck an emergency worker in the chest […]

today08/03/2021 13


Kathy Griffin says she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer

Kathy Griffin has revealed that she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer and her doctors are optimistic she “should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.” The comedian took to Instagram and Twitter Monday to say her cancer was caught early and confined to her left lung. The surgery will result in half her left lung being removed. Well-wishers included Jane Lynch, who wrote on […]

today08/03/2021 3


Disney requiring US employees to be vaccinated against virus

The Walt Disney Company is joining other large companies in requiring employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The company is requiring all salaried and non-union hourly employees in the U.S. who work on site to be fully vaccinated. It says employees who aren’t already vaccinated will have 60 days to do so, and those still working from home will need to show proof of vaccination before returning. The announcement comes […]

today08/02/2021 2


Broadway to require vaccinations, masks for audience members

COVID-19 vaccinations and masks will be required for all Broadway audience members when theaters reopen in the coming weeks. The Broadway League announced Friday that audience members will have to wear face coverings and show proof they're fully vaccinated when they enter the theaters. There'll be exceptions to the vaccine rule for children under 12 and for people with a medical condition or religious belief that prevents vaccination. Those individuals […]



Man charged with repeat DUI after road rage incident

Delaware State Police say a Wilmington man is charged with drunken driving and weapons offenses after an alleged road rage incident early Friday in Lewes. Police say troopers responded to a Home Depot parking lot after a man called 911 to report that an aggressive driver followed him into the parking lot, where he threw a lock at the man’s vehicle and screamed at him. Troopers made contact with John […]

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How Maryland is distributing aid to help tenants

A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday. However, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan extended the state’s limits on evictions through Aug. 15. State lawmakers are underscoring that hundreds of millions of dollars are available to help tenants who have fallen behind on their rent. The chief judge of Maryland’s district court told lawmakers at a hearing this week that he does not expect a […]

today08/02/2021 4


States race to use COVID-19 vaccines before they expire

Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been saved from the trash after U.S. regulators extended their expiration date for a second time. It's part of a nationwide effort to salvage expiring shots to battle the nation’s summer surge in infections. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday sent a letter to shot maker Johnson & Johnson declaring that the doses remain safe and effective for at least six […]

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