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Newlywed Found Dead on Beach Was Buried Alive

Ashley O'Connor suffocated in hole in sand

(Newser) - The Texas woman found buried on a Maryland beach Monday met with what was apparently a fatal stroke of bad luck. Ocean City police say Ashley O'Connor suffocated in a deep hole that apparently collapsed or was otherwise filled with sand sometime after 2am Monday. "We don't... More »

Ocean City Lets Women Ditch Their Bikini Tops

But the mayor and city council may try to change that in Maryland

(Newser) - Maryland sunbathers who loathe bikini lines have reason to celebrate in Ocean City, where beach patrollers have been instructed to let topless women be. Newsweek reports that Chelsea Covington, a self-described “topfreedom” advocate, issued a formal request to the mayor’s office in August 2016, asking that women be... More »

Assateague Island: Where 'Wild' Horses Mooch Junk Food

Park officials worry the ponies are a little too used to humans

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Assateague Island National Seashore: home to stunning vistas, vacationing campers, and wild horses that hustle visitors for their marshmallows, potato chips, and watermelon? An island famous for its untamed horses is feeling the pains of heightened human-equine interactions taking place on its 48,000-acre seashore south of Ocean City,
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Md. Cops Make Grisly Find

Home of woman charged with killing newborn yields remains of 3 more babies

(Newser) - Police have found the remains of three infants while searching the property of a Maryland woman charged last week with murdering her newborn baby. Two bodies were found in the Ocean City woman's bedroom and the third in a motor home in her driveway. Authorities said the bodies were not... More »

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