Cyprus serial killer pleads guilty to killing 7 women, girls

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot army captain has tearfully apologized to the families of seven foreign women and girls for the "unjust pain" he has caused them after pleading guilty to a dozen charge...

Cyprus court sets trial for confessed serial killer

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot court says an army captain who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will stand trial next week. A district court judge said Friday ...

The Latest: Girlfriend: Christensen seemed proud of killing

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Brendt Christensen and his claim to have killed 13 people (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The girlfriend of an ex-University ...

Man's serial killer boast doubted in Chinese scholar case

CHICAGO (AP) — There are reasons to doubt a boast from a man charged with killing a visiting scholar from China that he killed 12 other people. Brendt Christensen, a former Universit...

Review: Look out, Buzz. There's another good toy movie out

There are two movies opening this weekend that feature iconic anthropomorphic dolls. Be very careful which one you choose. "Toy Story 4" has the usual gang of lovable toys led by Woo...

Girlfriend of accused killer testifies on wearing FBI wire

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The former girlfriend of an ex-doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China says she was scared and conflicted about wearing an FBI wire. T...

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Ca...

Drunk gunman in Taipei kills innocent stranger just trying to help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sunday night (June 16) sometime after 10:00 p.m., a man was shot and killed on Taipei’s Chongqing North Rd. (重慶北路) outside of a neighborhood sauna. The victim,...

MacDonald wins, Sonnen quits in Bellator return to MSG

NEW YORK (AP) — Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald shook off his crisis of conscience and defeated Neiman Gracie by unanimous decision on Friday night in the main event of the MMA promotion...

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods

BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing "additional methods to combat weeds." ...

Detroit hurries to board vacant houses after serial slayings

DETROIT (AP) — Stanley Allen mowed the lawn at a vacant house next to his Detroit home as teams of police and city workers scoured nearby empty houses as part of an investigation into a suspected seri...

Tellez slam helps Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-6 to end skid

BALTIMORE (AP) — The game pitted the two worst teams in the AL East, lasted more than four hours and ended in the rain before a smattering of fans. After 12 pitchers combined to thro...

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple

SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state beginning this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique author...

Remains of Cyprus serial killer's 7th victim found in lake

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus police official says divers searching the bottom of a lake have discovered the remains of what authorities believe to be the remains of a 6-year-old girl that a serial ...

Rapes, voodoo ritual in killer dad's chaotic upbringing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Defense lawyers for a South Carolina father who killed his five children called a social worker to testify Tuesday about his chaotic upbringing, from how his father was born to a...