Marriott CEO To Have Surgery To Treat Cancer

Marriott CEO To Have Surgery To Treat Cancer

Plus: Silver Spring Navy employee admits he offered children drugs, iPhone for child porn; Jones sworn in as police chief

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Marriott CEO plans to have surgery to treat cancer

Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson plans to have surgery to treat his pancreatic cancer over the holidays.

The 61-year-old leader of the Bethesda chain was diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer in May. [Washington Business Journal]

Silver Spring Navy employee admits offering children drugs, iPhone for child porn

A Navy employee from Silver Spring was sentenced to 40 years in prison after he admitted he enticed more than 10 children to produce sexual images for him that he then shared with other adults while overseas.

A plea agreement said the man offered children iPhones, marijuana and video games in exchange for explicit photos. [WTOP]

Jones sworn in as police chief

Marcus Jones has officially taken the oath as Montgomery County’s new police chief.

At his swearing in ceremony on Friday evening, Jones was joined by family, friends, and the police community at Gaithersburg High School to celebrate his accomplishment. [MCM]

Dog provides training for military’s medical students

Shetland, a half-Labrador retriever and half-golden retriever, is the newest faculty member in the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda.

Shetland is trained to provide physical and mental assistance to patients. [WAMU]

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