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Arcadia nurse accused of shooting into neighbor’s apartment over piano noise in California

  • Kathryn Pugh, a 39-year-old registered nurse, was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into the apartment of her neighbor, Pin Hsin Lin, over piano noise in Arcadia, California, on Aug. 1.
  • Police said they found Pugh intoxicated and in possession of two legally registered guns in her apartment.
  • She was charged with two felony counts of discharging a firearm at an inhabited dwelling and is being held without bail.
  • Pugh, who moved in last year, had been complaining about the noise of her downstairs neighbor, according to Lin. Lin had been teaching piano lessons in her apartment for nearly three years.
  • Pugh’s next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 16.

A registered nurse was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into her neighbor’s apartment over piano noise in Arcadia, California.

Pin Hsin Lin, who had been teaching piano lessons in her Sunset Boulevard apartment in Arcadia for nearly three years, was getting ready for a lesson when a bullet that was fired through her ceiling barely missed her.

Filipino nurse who administered world’s first COVID-19 vaccine receives UK’s highest civilian honor

  • May Parsons, the Filipino nurse who administered the world’s first approved COVID-19 vaccine in 2020, received the prestigious George Cross award on behalf of the National Health Service (NHS) at Windsor Castle on July 12.
  • The award honors the 1.5 million staff of the NHS.
  • The George Cross is the highest award given by the British government to non-military citizens for their “acts of the greatest heroism or of the most courage in circumstances of extreme danger,” according to the Royal Family.
  • Parsons currently works at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust as a Modern Matron for Respiratory Services.

The Filipino nurse who administered the world’s first approved COVID-19 vaccine received the prestigious George Cross award on behalf of the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom.

May Parsons was the first nurse to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine to then-90-year-old Margaret Keenan at a local hospital in Coventry, England, on Dec. 8, 2020. Keenan also became the first person to receive the approved vaccine.

Couple violently attacks Indigenous Filipina nurse distributing face masks in New York subway

Indigenous Filipina nurse attacked

An Indigenous Filipina nurse sustained physical injuries after getting assaulted by a couple while distributing protective face masks in a New York subway on Aug. 10. 

The attack: Potri Ranka Manis, who works at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, was attacked after she handed out masks to the couple who sat next to her, along with their child on the stroller, reported the Inquirer.

NY Judge Orders Nursing Agency to Pay Filipino Nurses $1.56 Million for Threatening Them With Fines

A New York federal judge ordered a nursing agency and recruiter to pay $1.56 million on Tuesday, for threatening the Filipino nurses they brought to the U.S. with large fines if they prematurely left their jobs.

Breach of contract: Prompt Nursing Employment Agency LLC, which conducts business as Sentosa Services, was found to have violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and broken its contract with threats to harm the nurses financially, reported Bloomberg Law