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...

The Latest: Police say Detroit man tied to deaths, assaults

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 1:32 p.m. Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in ...

Simpson case launched victim's sister on fight for justice

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Goldman was not just Kim Goldman's big brother. He was her hero and protector, the guy who pulled a terrified teenager from a devastating car wreck 34 years ago and rode to the ...

Lineup shuffling benefits Blues in Stanley Cup Final

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Had Oskar Sundqvist not gotten suspended and Robert Thomas ruled out with a nagging injury, Zach Sanford might never have gotten a chance to show his stuff on hockey's biggest stage. ...

The Latest: Detroit police seek person of interest in deaths

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 5:53 p.m. Detroit's police chief has identified a person of interest in the poss...

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After California detectives used a popular online DNA database to track down a suspect in the decades-old Golden State Killer slayings, other police agencies quickly adopt...

Special team: Blues penalty kill has them on verge of Cup

Something is missing from the Boston power play. The uninterrupted puck movement and cross-ice passes to a wide open David Pastrnak aren't there anymore. Torey Krug isn't getting the...

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history. ...

Detroit boarding up vacant homes amid possible serial killer

DETROIT (AP) — Police concerned that a possible serial killer is on the loose in Detroit began inspecting hundreds of vacant homes Friday for more victims, two days after the decomposed body of a thir...

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowd...