Incumbent barangay councilor shot dead

Benjie B. Talisic 04/13/2018

It was a quiet night aside from the usual hum of a few passing vehicles along Gen. Maxilom Avenue on the first hour of Friday the 13th, when suddenly a burst of gunfire reverberated in the air.…

Family of slain San Fernando councilor seeks NBI-7 help

Morexette B. Erram 04/11/2018

The family of slain San Fernando Councilor Alexander Alicaway sought help from the National Bureau of Investigation – Central Visayas (NBI – 7) for a speedy investigation to solve the case, and ultimately capture the masterminds behind…

City councilor killed in ambush in Guihulngan

Nestle L. Semilla 04/02/2018

CEBU CITY—Eight months after he survived an ambush, Councilor Edison dela Rita of Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental was again attacked by still unidentified gunmen on Monday. But this time, he was not so lucky. Dela Rita…

Provincial police director orders investigation of Talisay ex-councilor slay

Benjie B. Talisic 03/22/2018

  Senior Supt. Edgar Allan Okubo, director of Cebu Provincial Police Office (CCPO), has directed Talisay City Police Office to investigate the killing of former Talisay City councilor Emilio Go. Go was shot dead by a still…

Former councilor shot dead

Ador Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 03/21/2018

CEBU CITY–A former city councilor was gunned down inside his cockpit farm located beside his house at Mansueto Village in Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City, at least 12 km south of here, past 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The…

KILLED AT DUSK

Benjie B. Talisic 03/14/2018

THE VICTIM: SAN FERNANDO COUNCILOR ALEXANDER ALICAWAY A councilor of San Fernando town, 29.3 kilometers south of Cebu City, was shot dead by two men on board a motorcycle barely a hundred meters from the municipal hall…

San Fernando councilor killed in ambush

Benjie B. Talisic 03/14/2018

Alexander Alicaway, a municipal councilor of San Fernando, Cebu, died in an ambush on March 14, Wednesday afternoon. According to Senior Inspector Adrian Nalua, chief of San Fernando Police Station, the incident happened at the back gate…

Former Mandaue village councilor arrested in Compostela buy-bust

Benjie B. Talisic 03/09/2018

  A former barangay councilor in Mandaue City was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Purok Centro, Barangay Canamucan, Compostela town, Cebu on Thursday afternoon. The suspect was identified as Jonathan Dechosa, 38, a former councilor of…

Councilor Garcia wants BMOs abolished

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 02/07/2018

CEBU City Counclior Raymond Garcia wants Mayor Tomas Osmeña to shut down the operations of the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO). On his proposed ordinance, Garcia said that BMOs in some barangays are “encroaching on some of the…

COUNCILOR FREED, COP RELIEVED

Benjie Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/27/2018

PO2 Cyrelle Bayate, the policewoman who was arrested shortly before 1 a.m. on Friday for playing with a slot machine at a casino in Cebu City, has been relieved from her post at the Parian Police Station…