Rachael Espaillat, DC News Now

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Past articles by Rachael:

Antigravity fitness now offered in Hagerstown

Antigravity fitness has been popping up everywhere, and it has also found its way into Hagerstown. → Read More

Nerdvana Outpost is the store that brings collectibles and arcade games back

Growing up in the '80s and '90s, Pacman and Star Wars were all the rage, and a new store in Chambersburg is bringing it all back. → Read More

2021 World Canal Convention will be hosted in Washington County

2021 will be a big year for the C&O Canal in Washington County as the World Canal Conference will be hosted right in their back yard. → Read More

Hagerstown Valley Mall welcomes Belk with grand opening celebration

The highly anticipated department store, Belk, has opened its doors to the Hagerstown Valley Mall. → Read More

New airport director coming to Hagerstown Regional

The Hagerstown Regional Airport has a new director to take the crew to new heights. → Read More

Hagerstown teen sentenced for fatal drive-by shooting

More than a year after Eddie Ragland was shot and killed in Hagerstown, one of the defendants received his sentence for shooting Ragland to death. → Read More

Hagerstown man pleads guilty for vehicle fire

A Washington County man pleaded guilty for second-degree arson for setting a stolen Jeep on fire. → Read More

Man sentenced 30 years for robbing gas station and convenience store with a BB gun

A Washington County man was sentenced this morning to 30 years for robbing a gas station and a convenience store with a BB gun in 2017. → Read More

Hagerstown Police arrest suspect wanted for shooting

Hagerstown Police arrested Andrew Burke, a 29-year-old from Hagerstown, on Saturday for his connection to a shooting that took place on Jonathan Street near the former Elks Lodge on September 30. → Read More

Father-son duo behind bars on child porn charges

A father and son were both hit with several child pornography charges in Washington County after being convicted for the same crime back in 2015. → Read More

Eagles player helps kick off a local brewery's new craft beer

Roy Pitz Brewery in Chambersburg has brewed up a new craft beer they think will give the Philadelphia Eagles a kick of good luck for this football season. → Read More

Keep your data safe, change your passwords

Almost everything requires a user name and password, and it is for good reason; however, it can be hard to keep track of all those passwords. → Read More

Independent Fire Company holds 17th annual ceremony to remember 9/11

The Independent Fire Company in Ranson held a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives due to 9/11. → Read More

Why social media outlets clean out fake profiles

Across social media outlets, fake accounts are out there following everyday people. In July, Twitter released a statement that said they were removing certain accounts. → Read More

Mercersburg man charged for strangling his friend in a drunken fight

A Mercersburg man was charged with homicide for allegedly strangling his friend to death during a fight back in June. → Read More

Know the difference between a real scholarship and a scam

The next school year is swiftly approaching, which means it is about to be scholarship application season for many students. → Read More

Man and dog injured by a fire Sunday evening

A resident and their pet dog were injured in a fire that broke out Sunday night on Mulberry Avenue in Hagerstown. → Read More

Why it's important to stay hip to the new slang

The internet and social media unleashes a whole other world, and with that, comes a whole different language that kids have created. → Read More

Study: Maryland and Virginia among the most dangerous states for kids online

A study from Internet Service Partners ranked Virginia and Maryland as among the top 10 most dangerous states for kids online. → Read More

Local podiatrist battles bunions

Bunions aren't pretty, and they definitely don't feel good. While there are at least 30 different surgical procedures to treat them, one podiatrist is pioneering an alternate surgical operation for patients. → Read More