Search continues for missing children

GERMANTOWN – It is belief, not hope, that keeps Troy Turner searching for his children.

On Sept. 20, dozens of volunteers met at Seneca Valley High School to search for missing Hoggle toddlers Sarah, 3, and Jacob, 2. The children disappeared while in their mother’s care more than two weeks ago.


"Christmas presents!" Council safety committee members shocked to find the county has four new drones

1198-1-2469bROCKVILLE- The chief innovation officer says it’s Christmas time for the county, but members of the county council say they’re shocked to learn the county owned drones and were planning to test them without informing the council.


Broad Acres Elementary renamed in honor of former principal

Jody LeleckROCKVILLE -The Board of Education unanimously renamed Broad Acres Elementary School last night in honor of JoAnn Leleck, a former principal of the school who passed away in 2012. The vote was met with a standing ovation from those in attendance.


Bethesda-based company wins more than $309 million in lawsuit

gavel2The family of one of the inventors of the defibrillator won more than $309 million in a lawsuit over patent licenses in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Sept. 18.  Both parties can still appeal the judgment to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

A trial by jury before Circuit Court Judge Ronald Rubin granted accrued royalties and damages to Bethesda-based Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC, (MFV) who sued Boston Scientific and its subsidiaries over patent licenses for the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and methods of using it.