When Priscilla Sharp gave birth to her daughter, she was startled when the baby was placed her arms. Moments after the nurse handed her the child by accident, a nun came by to carry the baby girl away. “I had no choice. I had no home, I had no job, I had no money.” Sharp,
By Elizabeth Lepro | PublicSource | March 13, 2016 Unmanned aircraft with capabilities to take video and explore any terrain have captured the attention of many Americans, for personal and professional reasons. But the rules and processes for flying them aren’t keeping up.
By Elizabeth Lepro | PublicSource | Jan. 15, 2016 People with disabilities are often most vulnerable because they have to rely on other people’s help to make phone calls or leave their homes. Almost half of the perpetrators, according to the Office of Victims of Crime, provide care to the person they’re abusing.
By Elizabeth Lepro | PublicSource | Jan. 22, 2016 The Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police’s Twitter account does not have political aims, according to the union president, but his history of retweeting controversial opinions is catching up to him.
Elizabeth Lepro 4/7/2016 A new study from scientists in the Environmental Defense Fund’s Oil and Gas program examined the most common sites for methane leaks at oil and gas pads nationwide. A team of researchers partnered with Gas Leaks Inc., a company that uses infrared technology to inspect well pads, to fly a helicopter over