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.
Governor Tom Corbett offered a rare preview of his proposed budget for 2014-15 today, saying it will include more money for rape and domestic violence issues in Pennsylvania. Corbett said he wants to increase funding for domestic violence and rape crisis services by $2.2 million or 10 percent. Domestic violence programs would see an increase from $13.9 to $15.3 million. The increase to fund 50 rape crisis centers in local communities would be nearly $800,000, to more than $8.7 million. The Governor will unveil his budget plan in two weeks.