The 6 Weirdest Stories of 2015After a sobering year of reporting on local crime, terrorist attacks, rioting and protesting, our WJZ news team wanted to come up with a lighthearted list of the weird, interesting and less hard-hitting local stories from 2015. Here are a few of our top weird stories of the year.
Nearly 200 Rescued Over 2 Days Off Ocean City BeachDangerous rip currents lead to a very busy couple of days for the Ocean City Beach Patrol, with hundreds of rescues and some people seriously injured.
Girl, 8, Dies After Swim In Rockville, Md., PoolMontgomery County police say it's not clear what caused the death of an 8-year-old girl who lost consciousness after swimming in at the public Rockville Swim Center in Rockville.
18-Year-Old Swimmer Dies After Being Caught In Riptide At Ocean CityDeadly rip current. A Maryland teenager in Ocean City for Senior Week is caught in a powerful rip current. More than a dozen trained rescuers try to save him, but it’s too late.
Ocean City Beach Patrol Equipped To Keep Swimmers Safe All SeasonAs Marylanders hit the beach this Memorial Day weekend, the Ocean City Beach Patrol watches closely. Lifeguards put their lives at risk to keep swimmers out of danger.
Monday, May 27, 2013Don Scott and Marty Bass have Coffee With George Lopez. Ron Matz has Manic Monday with Padonia Park lifeguards.
D.C. Jury Awards Lifeguard $3.5M In Harassment CaseA federal jury in the District of Columbia has awarded $3.5 million to a former public pool lifeguard who says she was sexually harassed by a supervisor.
Ocean City Beach Patrol Prepares To Protect Lives This SummerThey risk their lives making sure swimmers stay safe this holiday weekend. They're members of the Ocean City Beach Patrol.
Ocean City Lifeguards Preparing For Summer MonthsOcean City's lifeguards like to call themselves the "just add water beach patrol," because people tend to think they simply show up for the summer months to patrol the resort's beaches.