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Elsmere woman who kept 49 cats in house charged with animal cruelty

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

Officers who entered Marybeth Stankevich’s house found 49 live cats and four dead ones. Photo by Mermek AM/Pexels.   A 64-year-old Elsmere woman was charged with 106 counts of animal cruelty after 49 cats were living in  her home. The animals were discovered Tuesday when Officers from the Office of Animal Welfare responded to an animal welfare complaint at Marybeth …

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Rabid skunk caught in Newark; 2 being treated for exposure

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

The state Public Health department is warning people in a certain section of Newark about a rabid skunk. Photo by Bryan Padron/Unsplash   Two people whose dog found and killed a rabid skunk in their backyard are being treated for possible exposure to rabies. The Delaware Division of Public Health is advising people who live or spend time in the …