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Hagerstown man charged with threatening to shoot up store
An employee of a Hagerstown grocery store was being held without bond Tuesday after allegedly threatening to shoot up the business and "make the news," according to a charging document filed by the Hagerstown Police Department.
Goodwill opens new outlet store in Hagerstown
There is a new way to thrift shop in town. Goodwill opened a new outlet store Tuesday at a building owned by the Arc of Washington County at 1000 Florida Ave. in Hagerstown. Instead of racks and displays of clothes and accessories, shoppers will find dozens of bins that they can peruse and select it
Hagerstown adds electric car charging stations
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Electric car charging stations have been placed in downtown Hagerstown. Officials say the Electric Vehicle Institute (EVI) contacted the public works department with a goal to promote electrical vehicle use and charging stations.
Ashbaugh's works on view, sale
The works of Donna Ashbaugh of Valley Art Association are on exhibit and being sold this month at Meritus Medical Center, 11116 Medical Campus Road in Hagerstown. They are on display down the hallway to the left of the front desk in the lobby.
Hagerstown man who pledged on 'my life' to show up in court fails to appear — again
A Hagerstown man who pledged "with my life" in October to show up in court if he was released pending trial failed to show up Tuesday. Roger Reel, 49, of South Jefferson Street was supposed to be in Washington County District Court for a trial on two 2017 theft charges, but he didn't respond when hi
Hagerstown child suffers from rare polio-like disease
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A rare polio-like disease that has been diagnosed in children around the nation has made its mark in Hagerstown. "AFM or acute flaccid myelitis is a rare but serious illness that effects the nervous system and causes the muscles to become weak," said Richard's former attending phys
Hagerstown Council amends law for the upcoming Over the Edge fundraiser
HAGERSTOWN, MD. - The Hagerstown Council approved an exemption to a law for the upcoming Over the Edge fundraiser. The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County is teaming with up Over the Edge to have a fundraiser in April where individuals have the chance to rappel off of the Alexander House.
VIDEO: Man seen holding on to the back of driving D.C. metro bus
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A man found a creative way to ride public transportation to reach his destination. In a viral video posted to Instagram by D.C. Artist Rahjah, the man was caught on camera holding on to the back of D.C. metro bus route X2.
Hagerstown man facing sexual abuse charges
A Hagerstown-area man who attempted suicide last month after allegations arose of sexual misconduct with a minor was being held without bond Tuesday on charges that he sexually molested a girl over a period of years.
Hagerstown man sentenced to 45 years in two assault cases
Convicted by two juries of assaulting two men in two similar incidents two years apart, a Hagerstown man was sentenced Monday by two judges to a total of 45 years in prison. In July, a Washington County Circuit Court jury found 32-year-old Anthony George Ablonczy guilty of attempted armed robbery, f
$1M Mega Millions Ticket Unclaimed In MD, Expires Christmas Day
BALTIMORE, MD – Time is running out to claim a winning $1 million Mega Millions ticket sold by a Fort Washington gas station in June, according to Maryland Lottery officials. The ticket expires on Dec. 25, do you have it?
Winter coats grow on trees at Hagerstown City Park
Hagerstonians who walked through City Park on Monday might have thought coats were growing on trees. That wasn't quite the case, but it was kind of close. Regina Clark said she started tying winter coats to trees about four years ago in Brunswick and Frederick for the homeless to take for free.
Hagerstown pair ordered to make restitution in Pa. publishing company theft
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Two Hagerstown residents who pleaded guilty to stealing from their former employer were each ordered to pay $258,629 in restitution as a part of their sentences handed down last week, according to Franklin County Court of Common Pleas records.
Firefighters responded to a basement fire in Hagerstown
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Fire crews in Hagerstown responded to a small basement fire Sunday afternoon. According to officials with the Hagerstown Fire Department Battalion Office, crews were called around 4 p.m. to the 500 block of Mitchell Avenue. Crews were able to extinguish the fire within a matter of
Two teens shot at in car in Glen Burnie
GLEN BURNIE, Md. - A 18 year old was shot but a 17 year old is uninjured after two men shot at the teens while they sat in a car in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County Police said.
Time is ticking down to Middletown Valley Bank Krumpe's Donut Drop 2019
5 p.m. - Mid-Atlantic Sprint Kid's Zone. 6 p.m. - FREE Krumpe's Do-nuts and AC&T coffee/hot chocolate. 6:59 p.m. - Giant donut drops followed by fireworks!
Man stabbed while talking to woman at bus stop in Southeast DC
WASHINGTON -- A man was stabbed after he pulled over to a bus stop to talk to a woman and then got into a fight with another man in Southeast D.C. early Tuesday morning, police said.
Maryland Theatre to get $1M from Washington County
The Maryland Theatre expansion got another financial boost Tuesday when the Washington County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved providing $1 million toward construction.
Youth development with the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County suits Jakob Scharmer
If Jakob Scharmer had realized what he’d be doing after college, he might have treated the information from his developmental psychology course differently. “Looking back, I regret selling my textbook,” Scharmer said.
Washington County motorcyclists spread holiday cheer
The rumble was heard before it was seen. Then, up the street and turning into the parking lot, was Santa. It wasn't Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer gang, but Santa in a Slingshot autocycle escorted by 17 motorcycles and several other vehicles.