Orange County Firefighters’ Union Negotiates With County Over Vaccine Mandate

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The International Association of Fire Fighters in Orange County met with the county’s human resources department Monday to begin negotiations over the county’s mask mandate. During the meeting, dozens of Orange County firefighters and their families stood outside with signs, protesting against the vaccine mandate. “We transport and treat vaccinated and unvaccinated. […]

‘The Numbers Don’t Lie.’ COVID Hits Miami’s Justice System With Deaths, Staff Shortages

The coronavirus is hitting Miami-Dade’s criminal justice system hard. In the past week, amid a surge in COVID-19 outbreaks across the state, at least five South Florida police officers have died because of complications from the virus. As officials have moved to limit the number of people gathering inside courtrooms, the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office reported Monday […]