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The Lehigh Valley County Animal Response Team will conduct a 24-hour emergency evacuation drill with the Lehigh County Humane Society to better prepare for animal emergencies.
Police & Fire
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin spotlights new Regional Intelligence and investigation Center, which he says can speed up crime-solving by allowing police departments to better analyze and share data.
Authorities find 'suspicious' package posed no threat, Salisbury police said.
Cetronia Elementary School in the Parkland School District creates a peace painting with thumbprints of students and staff as 'healing' gift to Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The Neighborhood Files
The Lehigh Valley Zoo opened for the season with fanfare on Saturday. Visitors were treated to the Lehigh Valley Cloggers, Native American chanting and all the zoo's stars—from African penguins to West African Crowned Cranes to Mexican Gray Wolves.
The drivers of the three vehicles involved in Sunday's crash also were injured and taken to hospitals, state police at Fogelsville said.
Interstate 78 eastbound, near Route 309, in Upper Saucon was closed for hours Sunday following a multi-vehicle crash.
A Lehigh Valley non-profit gathered Saturday at Jordan UCC in South Whitehall to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Salisbury police say the substance examined Monday on 'suspicious' envelope sent to Sen. Pat Toomey's office was not hazardous.
There have been more flu-related deaths this season than any other season since 2003, according to statistics released Tuesday by the state health department.
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