Wednesday News Update 06-13
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DRIVER FACES CHARGES AFTER HITTING MULTIPLE PARKED CARS
A driver is facing charges this morning after hitting multiple cars and vehicles parked in Grand Forks.
Police got reports of multiple vehicle crashes just before 11:00 last night near 1st Avenue North. They found the suspect vehicle, a black Chevy Silverado, with no one inside. The driver was found and taken to Altru hospital for unknown injuries. Police said a parked car was hit on North 3rd Street and the 300 block of 1st Avenue. The driver was issued a citation for driving under the influence, driving under suspension, and leaving the scene of a crash.
FORMER U.N.D. WOMEN'S PLAYERS SUE SCHOOL
The U.N.D. women's hockey program has filed a class action lawsuit against the North Dakota University System in U.S. District Court.
Last March, the program was eliminated. The lawsuit was filed by 11 former members. The allegation states "Plaintiffs seek to represent a class of all current, prospective, and future female students who are harmed by and want to end the University's sex discrimination and violation of Title 9."
BOY GETS WISH GRANTED TO TRAVEL TO NORTH DAKOTA
A 14-year-old boy is getting his wish granted - visiting North Dakota.
Jack Smith is spending the week around Fargo, visiting his grandparents who live in the area. It's part of his wish with the Make-A-Wish foundation. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and has been going through treatment for cancer in his brain and spine. Jack has had surgery, but still needs chemo daily. WDAY talked to his mom, who said this trip is a big deal for him because he gets outside. It's also an opportunity for the family to spend time with him in their home state. Jack will spending today at Skyzone and tomorrow at Thumper Pond.