The PSP asks all residents of Barrett and Price Townships to continue shelter in place. Increased police activity as the manhunt for
accused killer Eric Matthew Frein continues. PSP asks all residents of Barrett and Price Townships to continue to shelter in place. Do not go outdoors,stay away from windows. PSP says Eric Frein is not in custody "The PA State Police are very concerned for the safety of the community. PSP does not have Frein in custody, however our troopers are determined to find him and bring him to justice."
Ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Pennsylvania U S Senator Bob Casey is calling for action to address the income gap. Casey released figures showing Pennsylvania's overall poverty rate is 13.3%, but some communities are much higher. He says Philadelphia is above 26% and several counties are in the 16 and 17 point range including Forest, Venango, Mifflin and Indiana Counties. He says in the short term, raising the minimum wage would help. In the long term, he says early learning, education and job training strategies need to be put in place.