Police say the victims of the deadly shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington ranged in age from 16 to 95. The youngest was Sarai Lara, who was a 16-year-old cancer survivor and student at Mount Vernon High School. 61-year-old Chuck Egan was a Boeing maintenance worker. Sixty-four-year-old probation officer Belinda Galde and her 95-year-old mother, Beatrice Dotson, were also killed. Family members say 52-year-old Shayla Martin was a makeup artist at Macy’s.
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Burlington Mayor Steve Sexton says a vigil will be held this evening to remember those who lost their lives in Friday’s shooting at the Cascade Mall. The vigil will start tonight at 7pm in the parking lot of the mall, between Applebee’s and Johnny Carino’s. People began to create a makeshift memorial Saturday, which included posters, flowers, and candles. The Cascade Mall will reopen this morning. However, Macy’s, scene of the tragedy, will remain closed.
The sports world is mourning the loss of golf legend Arnold Palmer and Miami Marlins All-Star pitcher Jose Fernandez. The 87-year-old Palmer died yesterday before a planned heart surgery at a Pittsburgh hospital. Palmer won seven major championships and his 62 PGA Tour wins are the fifth-most all-time. Fernandez was killed early yesterday in a boating accident in Florida. The 24-year-old Cuban native won the Rookie of the Year award in 2013 and was a two-time All-Star, including this season.
Congratulations going out to Cam who married her fiancée, Adam Weaver, in an intimate ceremony in Joshua Tree, California on Saturday, according to PEOPLE. Cam enlisted a mariachi band to play Consuelo Velasquez’s “Besame Mucho” at the nuptials, and the couple picked Miranda Lambert’s version of “Oklahoma Sky” for their first dance as husband and wife. After their Mexican-themed ceremony, the couple headed to Tokyo and Bali for their honeymoon. This is the first marriage for both Cam and Adam who announced their engagement over Labor Day weekend last year.
This weekend brings big news from Snapchat. The company has changed its name from Snapchat to Snap Inc. It’s also preparing to release camera-equipped sunglasses called Spectacles, which can record up to 10 seconds of video, will be “the best way to make memories.”
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