Glenda Jackson was found with fatal stab wounds in Birkenhead on Sunday morning.
A 19-month-old girl was tied face-down in her bed which restricted her breathing, a court hears.
St Helens, Wigan, Castleford and Warrington have Super League's Grand Final in their sights, but only two will make it.
Armed police and plain-clothed officers will be on patrol as thousands of visitors watch the Giants.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp dismisses praise from Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti as "tactics" before their Champions League tie.
Tranmere produce a superb second-half performance to clinch an impressive 1-0 victory over league leaders Lincoln.
Southampton need penalties to get past Everton and set up a fourth-round trip to Leicester in the Carabao Cup.
Convicted murderer Shaun Walmsley lost weight and feigned bowel problems to secure a hospital visit.
Widnes Vikings interim head coach Francis Cummins leaves the club after their relegation from Super League.
Warrington agree a deal to sign forward Lama Tasi from fellow Super League side Salford Red Devils at the end of the season.
Vulnerable victims were "manipulated by outright lies", says the Serious Fraud Office.
Team news as St Helens host Warrington in Thursday's Super League semi-final at the Totally Wicked Stadium (19:45 BST).
Two senior Labour councillors oppose Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson over a plan to build new homes.
Police said the attack in "broad daylight" had left an elderly woman "very distressed".
The show will be the first since the club was granted permission to host six concerts annually.
England's Trent Alexander-Arnold and Phil Foden are up alongside Kylian Mbappe for the 2018 Golden Boy award.
Glenda Jackson, 44, was found with fatal stab wounds in Birkenhead on Sunday morning.
Liverpool City Council is taking steps to solve rubbish and rodent problems in narrow alleys.
Seven players from League Leaders' Shield winners St Helens are named in Super League's Dream Team for the 2018 season.
Leicestershire sign all-rounder Arron Lilley from Lancashire on a two-year contract.