The Pa. State Police are acting on numerous tips and intensifying their search of the northern Monroe Co/Pike Co area looking for suspected killer Eric Frein. Gov. Tom Corbett announced that progress is being made, and Lt. Col. George Bivens of the PSP says hundreds are now in the search and they are 'close to him'. Listen to WILK for more on this breaking news.
A new Senate bill would streamline the process for Pennsylvania to lend and receive aid from emergency disaster responders. Senator Lisa Baker, of Luzerne County, has created legislation will set up a Volunteer Health Practitioner Registry System to cut red tape and permit quicker access for professionals to serve across state lines in times of disaster. Senate Bill 1235 will certify the credibility of those who would respond and allows multiple agencies to get involved in coordinating responses. Fourteen other states have adopted similar language.