Cops still probing Talisay councilman’s killing

Rene Alima and Nestle L. Semilla 05/18/2018

UNLESS a clear motive is established, police said, it was still too early to declare the killing of Dennis Ramos, a newly elected councilman from Barangay Bulacao in Talisay City, as election-related. Senior Supt. Manuel Abrugena, director…

Bishops condemn killing of priest in Cagayan town

Inquirer.net 04/30/2018

TUGUEGARAO CITY — A young Catholic priest was gunned down on Sunday morning after saying Mass in Gattaran town, Cagayan province, police said. Fr. Mark Anthony Ventura, 37, was talking with choir members at the Barangay Piña…

Ex-inmate arrested for killing 22-year-old man

Benjie B. Talisic 04/21/2018

A former inmate who is the suspect of killing a 22-year-old man in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City was arrested by the operatives of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Homicide Section on Saturday afternoon in a hot…

No remorse in killing drug suspect, farmer says

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/26/2018

He barely survived a random shooting eight years ago and to this day, the attack fueled Roland Arita’s hatred of criminals. “Suko gyud ko sa dautan nga mga tawo. (I am really mad at evil persons),” he…

EX-COUNCILOR SHOT DEAD

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

Another killing in Metro Cebu A former councilor of Talisay City was gunned down inside his family compound yesterday, in yet another of the series of high-profile killings that have occurred in Cebu since February. Emilio “Emil”…

2 dead in separate ‘drug-related’ killings in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman Mendoza 03/13/2018

LAPU-LAPU CITY- Two persons were shot dead in broad daylight in separate incidents involving assailants riding on board a motorcycle in Barangays Pusok and Pajo on Tuesday morning. Jerome Igot, 39, was killed by an unidentified motorcycle…

Business, robbery eyed as motives in Korean killing

Benjie Talisic 02/24/2018

POLICE are pursuing three possible motives in the killing of a Korean national on Friday in A.S. Fortuna St., Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City. These are a personal grudge, related to the victim’s business, and robbery, said Senior…

Statement of the Young Lawyer’s Association of Cebu, Inc. (YLAC) on the killing of Atty. Jonnah John Ungab

02/19/2018

The Young Lawyer’s Association of Cebu, Inc. (YLAC) condemns in the strongest and highest possible terms the murder of fellow brother Atty. Jonah John “Janjan” Ungab. He is a pillar of the group and supporter of all…

Statement of the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) Cebu Chapter on the killing of Atty. Jonnah John Ungab

02/19/2018

The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) Cebu Chapter condemns the senseless killing of Atty. Jonah John Ungab by unidentified men after he attended a court hearing around noon today. Both our collective moral sense and the…

Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

AP 02/18/2018

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance…