Jukasa News Update Monday September 17, 2018
The ancestral remains of some indigenous people found in Idaho are going to be returned to present day Native American tribes.
Some of the remains were found in a small cave in Montana in the 1920s.
A second discovery was made in the Boise National Forest in 1989.
Federal officials say they’ve contacted five tribes from the Blackfoot, Salish Kootenai, and Cheyenne tribes in the area to begin the legal process to return the bones according to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
That act was passed in the early 90’s and since its inception about 180,000 remains have been identified. Officials say about 30% of those have been returned to the indigenous community.
Two people were sent to hospital after an aerosol irritant was sprayed at a house party in Hamilton.
Police say hundreds of university students were at a party Friday when two males got into an argument and one of the men sprayed the substance.
About 15 people were affected by the spray including the two who were treated at hospital.
Police have not confirmed what substance was sprayed and have not identified a suspect.
A teen was shot and killed in Torontos east end Friday night.
Investigators found a 16 year old male suffering from a gunshot wound with no vital signs just before 7pm.
He was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.
Police are seeking two suspects, both male who were seen leaving the area in a dark SUV.
This is Torontos 77th homicide.
An international team of divers has discovered the wreckage of a ship in Georgian Bay that disappeared more than 100 years ago.
Officials say the ship vanished during a storm in 1906 with 30 people onboard.
Only one persons body was found after that storm. Researchers have been looking for the wreckage for decades. Divers reported seeing the hull of the ship in tact and parts of the steam engine but no sign of human remains.
Ontario says a corrections officer that was taken hostage by several inmates at the Kenora jail on Friday has been released.
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services says the officer was taken to hospital for an assessment.
First responders and staff at the jail worked throughout Friday to assist in the release.
No details on who held the officer hostage were made public.
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