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Los Angeles (CA) Firefighters Union Sues City Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

The Los Angeles' firefighters union is seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction halting the city’s COVID-19 vaccine policy.
New York City firefighter emergency medical services personnel are vaccinated against COVID-19 at the FDNY Fire Academy in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020.

More NYC Workers Get Vaccine Amid Mandate; 1 in 6 Still Refuse

One in six New York City municipal workers remained unvaccinated after Friday’s deadline to show proof they’ve gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Day After Vaccine Deadline, 170+ Seattle (WA) First Responders Off Duty; Most Seeking Exemptions

SFD says it does not expect the staffing to hobble first-response efforts.

Jobless Benefits Uncertain for WA Workers Who are Fired, Quit Over Vaccine Mandates

Officials warned that those who quit or get fired over the mandate for state government employees, health care workers shouldn't count on receiving jobless benefits.

Anne Arundel County (MD) Firefighter’s Family Raises Funds for Infant Son with Incurable Disease

The family's second son has an incurable condition, biliary atresia.

Three Employees Killed in Shooting at Post Office in Memphis (TN)

Two U.S. Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said.

London Train Crashes Through Buffers at Busy Commuter Station

London Fire Brigade said around 50 people were evacuated from the eight-carriage train.

Plane Crashes into Building in Italy; All Eight Aboard Die

A small, single-engine plane carrying six passengers and two crew crashed Sunday into a vacant two-story office building in a Milan suburb.

Three Dismembered Bodies Found in Burning TX Dumpster

The bodies were burned and dismembered, with some some body parts unaccounted for.