Jukasa News Update Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A new film is premiering this month, highlighting the creation of lacrosse.
Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation features several Haudenosaunee lacrosse professionals and elders as well as former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
The documentary circles around the creation of lacrosse and hosting of the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Tournament on Haudenosaunee territory.
The movie will be available on Amazon and and iTunes on June 20.
A driver is arrested after plowing his car through through groups of pedestrians in Times Square, N.Y. during the lunch rush hour.
Graphic video captured by security cameras was shared across social media showing the car injuring 22 people.
An 18 year old woman was killed in the incident.
26 year old Richard Rojas was apprehended by people on the scene after he crashed into a steel barrier. He was arrested and charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, second-degree murder and many counts of
Rojas told police he was high on PCP at the time of the attack.
The father of a nine-year old Winnipeg boy who died in a Provincial Park this weekend says his son slipped on a rock and drowned.
Trevor Thomas told CTV he was cooking supper Saturday night when his son, Kyree Bruneau-Thomas, disappeared.
OPP and park staff launched a search and the child was found dead.
Kyree was a grade four student in Winnipeg.
The family says funeral services will be held Friday.
The police chief of a northwestern Ontario city is facing charges following a five-month investigation into alleged criminal wrongdoing.
OPP say J.P. Levesque, 53, of Thunder Bay, Ont., is charged with breach of trust and obstructing justice.
Police say they were contacted by RCMP in January to conduct an external, independent and thorough investigation.
No other details of the investigation have been released.
However several speculate the charges are connected with an ongoing inquiry into a lack of procedure being followed when indigenous people in the area are reported missing or murdered.
Levesque is to appear in court June 13.