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69 News week in review

Published On: Jan 12 2013 12:20:31 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 13 2013 06:39:05 PM EST

Week in Review


On Monday, Lehigh Valley Health Network announced it was setting up a mobile emergency unit to deal with all the flu cases in the area.

The tents were set up outside of the hospital's emergency room.

Officials said they were a response to waits of almost seven hours over last weekend.


Hospital officials said this year's flu outbreak was so bad, even if you had a flu shot you can still get sick.

The flu tents were open through Friday.

Flu cases treated in mobile ER

A school for troubled students in Reading was facing tough questions on Monday after a new report came out.

The state said Delaware Valley High School in Reading covered up violent and disruptive behavior.

Some of the concerns included "students defecating in classrooms, physical altercations among students and staff, and riots involving dozens of students."

The report alleges some administrators refused to take action when the incidents were reported.

The state is now pushing for the school to be shut down.

Troubled alternative school faces state crackdown

On Tuesday video of a shocking fight in Reading between two girls near the Citadel Intermediate School was released to 69 News.

Officials said two adults encouraged the violent fight.

Raquel Rosario, 42, and Precious Isizarry, 22, are facing charges.

But the women say the 13-year-old girl fighting in the video was the target of bullies.

Officials said the fight was sparked by an argument on Facebook, and instead of trying to break it up, the mother encouraged it to continue.

DA: Student's mom, sister, encouraged fight

On Thursday, a burned body that was found in Lehigh County in December was identified as a Reading woman.

Officials said the body of Jennifer Velez-Negron, 26, was dumped and set on fire in a wooded area in Salisbury Township.

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said the body was burned so badly that it took DNA testing to make a positive identification.

Officials said Velez-Negron died of suffocation and thermal injuries.

Her death has been ruled a homicide, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Reading woman identified as burned body in Salisbury Township

And that's your 69 News week in review.