JULY 14,1999

THE RAILWAY KILLER
'Railway Killer' probe expands Eager to plead guilty -- but not yet allowed to -- an alleged serial killer suspected of murders in three states received court-appointed defense attorneys Wednesday and was ordered held without bail.

Meantime, the number of murders attributed to the Mexican drifter believed to have crisscrossed the United States by freight train rose from eight to nine -- six of them in Texas.


MANHUNT IN LATIN AMERICA CEASED TODAY

Army commandos captured the top commander of one of Latin America's most violent rebel movements Wednesday as he tried to escape through the rugged Andes highlands.

"This morning Feliciano has been captured. This is the beginning of the end for Shining Path," President Alberto Fujimori told local radio station Radioprogramas from Jauja, about 185 miles (300 km) east of Lima, where he was overseeing the manhunt for Oscar Ramirez Durand.