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...

Munich police search for girl's rapist who wore wolf mask

Jun. 26, 2019 9:48 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police are trying to find a man who wore a wolf mask while sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Munich. Munich police said Wednesday that the man pulled the girl into bushes and raped her before running away. They say two passers-by witnessed Tuesday's attack but didn't recognize...

Smith takes 1-shot lead in Munich, Kaymer drops off

Jun. 22, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Jordan Smith carded a bogey-free 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the BMW International Open. Smith is chasing his second European Tour win and a second in Germany after winning the 2017 European Open. The Englishman is at 13-under 203 after three rounds,...