Patient Placed in Isolation in Hawaii over Ebola Concerns
iStock/Thinkstock(HONOLULU) -- A person in Hawaii was placed in isolation after exhibiting possible symptoms consistent with Ebola, state health officials said.
The patient is being treated at the Queen’s Medical Center in Hawaii. Authorities said they were being especially cautious because of heightened concern about Ebola, but the patient could have a number of illnesses.
"The hospital is being very careful, as they should be, to take precautions making sure the patient is in isolation and making sure the people and the public stay safe," Dr. Melissa Viray of the Hawaii Department of...
Sandy Hook School Receives Bomb Threat
Connecticut State Police via Getty Images(MONROE, Conn.) -- Students at Sandy Hook Elementary School had to be evacuated Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was phoned in.
Police in Monroe, Connecticut, said the school was thoroughly searched but no device was found. Classes should resume Thursday.
Authorities are now trying to determine who called in the threat.
The school in Monroe has the same name as the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown that was the scene of a devastating shooting spree on December 14, 2012.
Twenty first-grade children and six...
Teachers Accused of Three-way Tryst with Student, 16
iStock/Thinkstock(ST. CHARLES, La.) -- Two female teachers from the same Louisiana high school are facing possible jail time for allegedly engaging in a sexual threesome with a 16-year-old male student from their school.
Shelly Dufresne, 32, who is married with three children, and Rachel Respess, 24, both teach English at Destrehan High School in St. Charles.
They've each been charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, indecent behavior and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Administrators at Destrehan High reportedly got wind of the tryst when the male student, who...