News on the Go: April 8, 2013

Maura Zurick

Samuel Little, a suspect in the 1980s serial strangling murders, was found living in Kentucky last fall. The murders resulted in the sexual assault and death of at least three women, but there may be more as police investigate the reopened cold case. Police said DNA evidence collected at old crime scenes in Los Angeles matched samples stored in a criminal database. Detectives say they recently found another match and a third murder charged was added against Little. The former boxer awaits trial in California. Click here for the full story.

During a battle between United States-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants at least 20 people were killed, 11 of them were children, after an airstrike hit. Officials confirmed the deaths Sunday. The violence in Afghanistan continues with the deaths of six Americans, including three soldiers. Click here for the full story.

The demonic horror-remake film “Evil Dead” debuted at No. 1 with $26 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Evil Dead” was first released in 1983. The new film is said to be gore-filled and frightening. It follows a storyline of a group of friends terrorized and possessed by demons during a trip to a cabin in the woods.

All information is from The Associated Press.

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