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90 days in jail is the punishment for a Northumberland County couple found guilty of animal abuse.
John Loar and Chasity Shutt were charged with animal cruelty in March after one horse was found dead and others were malnourished in Jordan Township. The couple waere each fined $750 and were ordered
to pay $3,400 restitution to the SPCA.
A 33 year old doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus. Doctor Craig Allen Spencer, a Harlem resident who worked with Doctors Without Borders, tested positive at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, where he is being treated. The doctor had a 103 degree fever and gastrointestinal symptoms when he was taken to Manhattan’s Bellevue Hospital yesterday.
There’s been an increase in the number of people applying for U.S. jobless benefits. The number went up by 17,000 last week, to a seasonally adjusted 283,000. The number had fallen to a 14 year low the previous week.
Williamsport Fire investigators are still trying to determine exactly what caused a fire which did about $70,000 dollars in damage to a Newberry home. The fire on Howard Street broke out on Tuesday afternoon on the front porch and made its way up the front of the house and inside the living room area. Investigators believe the fire started in a trash can on the front porch. The Red Cross is assisting the family.
A successful Christian school in England has been warned it is to be downgraded by inspectors and could even face closure after failing to invite a Muslim imam to lead their assemblies. The small independent school in the Home Counties was told it is in breach of new rules intended to promote “British values” such as individual liberty and tolerance in the wake of the Trojan Horse scandal, involving infiltration by hard-line Muslim groups in Birmingham. Simon Calvert of the Christian Institute, said evidence is already emerging “of how the new regulations are requiring inspection teams to behave in ways which do not respect the religious character of faith schools.” The new requirements are infringing the rights of children, parents, teachers, and schools to hold and practice their religious beliefs.