MORBID ELATION

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/20/2018

Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido happy over the death of lawyer Jonnah John Ungab and accused him of being Kerwin Espinosa’s partner in illegal drugs. As cries for justice reverberate, one man openly expressed elation over the slay…

Cebu court convicts Australian, Filipina for cybersex operation

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/20/2018

An Australian national was meted two life terms and another 20 years in prison for operating a cybersex den and exploiting minors in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City in 2013. Drew Frederick Shobbrook was found guilty by the…

Region can’t send food packs to Albay due to scarcity of NFA rice

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/20/2018

THE Visayas Disaster Response Center (VDRC) has turned down the request for food relief for the victims of Mayon volcano in Albay, due to the scarcity of National Food Authority (NFA) rice in the region. VDRC Supervising…

Team formed to probe former brgy. chief’s killing

Norman V. Mendoza 02/20/2018

LAPU-LAPU City Police is creating a team led by the Investigation and Detective Management Branch (IDMB) to focus an investigation on the murder of former Agus Barangay Captain Remegio “Bo” Oyao. Supt. Rey Tiempo, deputy city director…

Plaints filed vs. shooter of CCTO’s clamp

Benjie B. Talisic 02/20/2018

COMPLAINTS had been filed against the “clamp shooter” at the Cebu City Prosecutors Office on Monday afternoon. A complaint of malicious mischief to government property and another one for illegal discharge of a firearm were filed at…

Luigi: File most serious raps vs. erring motorcycle driver

Norman V. Mendoza 02/20/2018

ENFORCER SIDESWIPED The motorcycle driver who sideswiped a traffic enforcer who was apprehending another motorist on Monday in Mandaue City will be facing attempted homicide and several other traffic violations. Ian Atillo, 31, of Barangay Canduman, Mandaue…

More guards needed at Hall of Justice

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/20/2018

ALTHOUGH the Cebu City Hall of Justice is generally safe, Executive Judge Gilbert Moises does not want to take any chances. The head of the local judiciary is set to raise before Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno…

Minglanilla cop chief on cop killed in buy-bust operation: He was a fine police officer

Benjie B. Talisic 02/20/2018

“We lost one of the finest police officers in our war against drugs.” This was how Chief Insp. Vernino Noserale, Minglanilla Police Station chief, described the late PO2 Evie Espina, who was shot dead by a drug…

Job redundancy issue tackled

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2018

REINSTATEMENT OF CAPITOL EXECS The Capitol’s administration is coming up with ways to avoid job redundancy in the executive department after the Court of Appeals (CA) ordered the reinstatement of five officials to their jobs. On Monday,…

Rebuilding lives and damaged homes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 02/20/2018

TRAGIC MONDAY Monday, February 19, saw a string of tragic events in Cebu: an early morning accident at the South Road Properties (SRP) involving an MPV and two motorcycles, which killed two people; the noontime ambush of…

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