OH FAMILY KILLED
Officials in rural Ohio are trying to gather clues leading to a suspect in the execution-style killings of 8 members of the same small-town family in Pike County. Police now saying the killings were well-thought-out and planned ahead of time and it appears the killer - or killers - knew what they were doing - and took steps to cover their tracks. The state attorney general says they also found marijuana grow patches in three places at the crime scenes, but it's unclear if they are connected to the crimes.
--The candidates have been focusing mainly on the five states that hold primaries Tuesday: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Ted Cruz will be in Indiana; that state's contest is May 3rd.
--Conservative billionaire Charles Kock and Sen. Bernie Sanders may be on opposite ends of the political spectrum, but both are in agreement on one issue: the American economy is "rigged" in favor of the wealthy. Koch said in an exclusive interview with ABC News that he and his brother "would like to get the money out" of the American political system despite the hundreds of millions his political network Freedom Partners have pumped into Republican campaigns over the past decade.
--A senior administration official confirms that President Obama will announce in Germany Monday that he's sending up to 250 additional military personnel to Syria to help local forces fight ISIS. The added military presence will include a mix of special operations forces and support personnel.
--Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes stressed that while troops will be in “harm’s way” they are not being tasked with a combat mission. “Obviously any special forces troops that we deploy into Iraq or Syria are going to be combat equipped troops. They may be in circumstances where they find themselves in harm’s way because these are dangerous places,” Rhodes told reporters today.
An 18-year-old gunman who injured two teens outside a high school prom in northern Wisconsin Saturday night died after police shot him. Police say the suspect showed up with a rifle outside Antigo High School in Antigo, and opened fire, injuring a male and female.
Rejecting a new offer from North Korea, President Obama, says "They're going to have to do better than that." That was the president's reaction in Germany after Pyongyang offered to curb its nuclear activities if the U-S stops annual joint military exercises with South Korea.
On the final day of his six-day international trip, President Obama will open and tour the Hannover Messe Trade fair with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Mr. Obama delivered remarks at the trade fairgrounds, then will meet with Merkel, French President Hollande, Italian Prime Minister Renzi, and British Prime Minister Cameron.
A wild week of violent weather could be in store for parts of the nation's midsection.
PA CHURCH SHOOTING
Police in North Wales, Pennsylvania ... saying an "altercation" between two church members led to a shooting ... and a death. It happened at Keystone Fellowship Church. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele says a suspect is cooperating with police.
Delta Airlines is letting you book old-school style...for free.
--Seems like every big concert over the weekend mentioned Prince or covered one of his songs.
--On a rainy Sunday in Minneapolis, the bell tower at City Hall rang with the music of Prince...including "Kiss," "1999," Nothing Compares 2 U," and "When You Were Mine."
Disney's "The Jungle Book" remains tops at the box office, pulling in a solid 60.8-million dollars in its second weekend.