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1 medic dies in ambulance crash in Indianapolis

Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — A car collided with an ambulance early Saturday morning in downtown Indianapolis, leaving one of the medics inside dead and the other severely injured. Police said the ambulance was not on an emergency run when the accident happened, shortly after 3:30 a.m. at an intersection near the Indiana Statehouse. Police said the ambulance had the right of way.

Texas

Authorities shoot, kill Fla. fugitive

GRAPEVINE — The Florida prisoner who escaped in Texas by stabbing a detective with his eyeglasses was fatally shot early Saturday after refusing to cooperate with officers and lunging at them, police said. Alberto Morales was shot in a wooded area of Grapevine, a community near the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. It put an end to a massive five-day search that started when he escaped Monday from a Walmart parking lot.

new york

School bus drivers to end walkout

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NEW YORK — The monthlong school bus strike that affected tens of thousands of children in the nation’s largest school district ended Friday when union leaders were assured by prospective New York City mayoral candidates that their concerns would be heard after this year’s election. Leaders of the Amalgamated Transit Union said service for New York City schools would resume Wednesday, when classes resume after a midwinter recess.

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