“The pain was unbelieveable” | The Belleville Intelligencer

A year-and-a-half ago Julie Staley’s two children, Logan and Layne, were leading healthy, happy, active lives.“My daughter was the type who would be cart-wheeling in front of the TV, always on the trampoline, loved gymnastics,” said Staley. In 2014 at Christmas time Layne fell ill. It was also around this time when she dislocated her …

Audio: Rats, roaches, bedbugs, mold: Why thousands of LA’s homeless shelter beds sit empty each night | 89.3 KPCC

Every night, some 43,000 people sleep on the streets of Los Angeles County in tents, cars and makeshift structures. So why do thousands of beds run by the biggest homeless agencies also sit empty each night? Source: Audio: Rats, roaches, bedbugs, mold: Why thousands of LA's homeless shelter beds sit empty each night | 89.3 …