Latest Munich News

Bayern held 2-2 at home by Hertha in Bundesliga opener

Aug. 16, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — After agreeing to sign Brazilian winger Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona, Bayern Munich was held to 2-2 by Hertha Berlin in the opening game of the Bundesliga on Friday. Bayern's inability to break down what looked like a shaky Hertha defense aptly illustrated its need for a player like...

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus

Aug. 12, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season. It was a battling performance from the youthful home side, rewarded with Berkan Taz's consolation from the penalty spot...

Rabbi, sons spat at, cursed in Munich; police investigating

Aug. 6, 2019 6:44 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German city of Munich are investigating a rabbi's report that he and his two sons were insulted and spat at on the way home from synagogue. Police spokesman Ralf Etzel said Tuesday they are currently looking for two suspects. Etzel said the 53-year-old rabbi and his sons, both...

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal

Jul. 31, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The former head of Volkswagen's luxury division Audi has been charged with fraud in Germany over the sale of cars with software that enabled cheating on emissions tests, prosecutors said Wednesday. Prosecutors in Munich said they charged Rupert Stadler and three others with fraud,...

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler

Jul. 19, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazis — who were stigmatized for decades as traitors — as pillars of the country's modern democracy amid growing concerns about the resurgence of the far-right....

Germany arrests suspect in wolf-mask rape of 11-year-old

Jun. 27, 2019 9:57 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German officials say a man suspected of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl while wearing a wolf mask and latex gloves has been arrested in Munich. Investigator Ignaz Raab said the 43-year-old German was arrested at his workplace on Thursday, two days after the assault in the southern...