Update: On Tuesday Gov. Tom Wolf announced that he will release some of the funds in HB1460 but will line-item veto many items in the bill.
A string of shootings that occurred in Carlisle prior to Thanksgiving, as well as the two recent mass shootings across the country, have brought renewed focus to gun crimes. At a local level, the number of those related charges has increased, but only slightly, according to Cumberland County…
Numbers to know: 9 and 10.
Number to know: $90 million.
Nearly half of all criminal cases in 2015 in Cumberland County have been directly related to drugs or alcohol.