Top US News: 3 Killed In Kensington Shooting; Authorities Search For Missing Virginia Woman; Sport Chalet To Close Down Its Stores
Kensington shooting results in three deaths
Three people were killed in a shooting incident in Kensington on Sunday, CBS Local reported. A 91l call about a shooting inside 637 East Westmoreland Street led the police to the horrific scene. The victims – a man and a woman who had been shot in the head, and another man with a gunshot wound to the back of his head – were declared dead on the scene. The suspect has been taken into custody.
Authorities search for missing Virginia woman
Authorities are continuing searching for Nicole Mittendorff, the missing Virginian woman whose abandoned car was discovered on Saturday evening in Shenandoah National Park. As reported by FOX News, her last contact with her family was two days before she was reported missing. Until Sunday, the air and ground search had not yielded any success. Search operations will continue Monday morning.
Man wrongfully convicted in 1957 plans to sue
Jack McCullough, who was released following his wrongful conviction for killing 7 year old Maria Ridulph in 1957, says that he intends to sue Illinois, as reported by ABC News. While in prison, McCullough says that he wrote letters to the state officials and the president, requesting that they intervene; however, his letters hadn’t been answered. “They didn’t punish me – they punished… my whole family,” McCullough said.
Sport Chalet to close its stores
Sport Chalet, established in 1959, started going out of business at 47 of its stores; and closed down their online sales operation, as reported by the San Diego Union Tribune. On its website, Sport Chalet said that it will continue functioning for several weeks until the products are sold and cleared out. However, no specific date for the closure of the stores has been given.
San Diego fire extinguished; no injuries reported
A “major emergency fire” that set off at a recycling bin in San Diego, blazed for nearly two hours before it was extinguished by firefighters, KTLA reports. The fire, spread as a result of winds blowing at 5 to 10 miles per hour, occurred shortly before 4 p.m. No injuries and no damage to structures were reported in the incident.