State Police in Monroe County are asking the public to help locate a wanted man. An arrest warrant has been obtained for 23-year-old Kristian Carwell after he allegedly failed to comply with Megan's Law registration requirements. Carwell was registered as an offender following an indecent assault in Carbon County three years ago. Police say he's known to frequent several areas within Carbon and Northampton counties. Those with any information are being asked to contract the PSP Stroudsburg Criminal Investigation Unit.
Police in Northampton County are warning drivers leaving their cars running while they shop or run errands in stores. Palmer Township police say there's been a wave of cars stolen while left running at convenience stores. They say criminals sit and wait and steal the parked cars as the owners are inside. Police recommend to lock you car, take all keys, and don't leave it running.
Sunday marked Pennsylvania's birthday. 342 years ago yesterday was the day England's King Charles the Second gave William Penn the Charter Contract for Pennsylvania and that document was on display Sunday in Harrisburg. "The state archives cares for any record that the state government has to keep forever. We have 250-million documents in the state archives. But the charter you're here to see today is document number one. It is the birth record for the state," says state archivist David Carmichael. Gov. Josh Shapiro and his wife were among those on hand to view the document.
St. Rep. Scott Conklin has introduced legislation that he says would help save lives of domestic abuse victims. His proposal called "Traci's Law" would allow electronic monitoring of people who've had protection from abuse orders filed against them. He says the bill builds on Act 79 of 2018, which requires a person subject to a PFA to relinquish their firearms. Conklin says that nearly half of the other states in the country have similar laws.
Garden State drivers are having to dig deeper into their wallets to fill up their vehicles at the gas pump these days. According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular fuel is now three-31. That's up eight cents in the past week but is still three cents less than this time last month. Right now, the national average is sitting at three-47.
On CBS's Face the Nation, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy was asked if he has any interest in running for president in 2024. "I will say this. I am 1000 percent behind President Biden and I really haven't looked beyond that," Murphy said. Murphy says he's certain President Biden will run and he thinks the president has had a great run to date.
Senator Bob Menendez is calling for Mexico to step up policing south of the border. "Mexico has a responsibility, first and foremost, to its own citizens to establish safety and security within its own territory and to those who visit its country as well," Menendez said on NBC's Meet the Press. The New Jersey Democrat explained that while the U.S. can help by providing intelligence or guidance, Mexico needs to step up enforcement to protect its own citizens and visitors alike. This comes after four Americans were kidnapped and two of them killed shortly after crossing the border from Texas.
Purdue held off Penn State 67-65 to win the Big Ten tournament. The Nittany Lions have been selected for the NCAA tournament despite the loss. Penn State is a 10 seed in the NCAA tournament and will play Texas A&M. It's Penn State's first trip to the Big Dance since 2011.