Man accused of rape nabbed in Olango

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 54-year-old man accused of raping his niece in 2008 was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest on Thursday afternoon, September 16, 2021, in Sitio Nangka,  Barangay Tungasan, Olango Island in…

Heavy Thursday downpour causes floods, mini landslide in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rains on Thursday, September 16, 2021, flooded the streets and caused a mini landslide in Cebu City. The heavy rains were most likely brought by a low-pressure area forming inside the Philippine…

Motorists urged anew to practice defensive driving to avoid accidents

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Motorists are urged anew to practice defensive driving and observe speed limits to lessen the chances of accidents. Police Staff Sergeant Jimwil Nuñez, radio operator of the Traffic Enforcement Unit (TEU) of the…

Bomb threat interrupts work in Capitol’s legislative building

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Work in the legislative building of the Cebu Provincial Capitol was briefly interrupted on Monday, September 13, after employees received a bomb threat. All workers assigned in the building were immediately told to…

Personal grudge eyed as motive in killing of trisikad driver

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 09/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Police are eyeing personal grudge as possible motive behind the killing of a 52-year-old trisikad driver in Tipolo Ville, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City Tuesday night, September 7, 2021. Police Major Jonathan Dela Cerna,…

Public urged to immediately call for assistance upon discovery of fire

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 09/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – It took almost an hour before the Tuesday morning fire that damaged an establishment in Bogo City was reported to the Bogo City Fire Station. Fire Officer 1 Ariel Jimenez said the establishment…

Police say accident likely in man’s death in Compostela

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Compostela town, northern Cebu believe an accident may have been the cause of the death of a man whose body was found in Purok Nangka in Barangay Panangban on Friday morning, September 3,…

Motorcycle driver killed in Badian road accident

Paul Lauro 09/03/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—A motorcycle rider was killed after figuring in an accident with a dump truck in Barangay Banhigan in Badian town, southwestern Cebu on Thursday evening, September  2, 2021. In a spot report from the chief…

Second fire in 3 days in Brgy. Sta. Cruz displaces 100 individuals

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 individuals lost their homes after another fire erupted in a residential area in Brgy. Sta. Cruz on Thursday, September 2. Fire investigators said a total of 16 houses were burned…

Professional boxer arrested for allegedly molesting, raping minor

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here confirmed reports that they arrested a professional boxer who was accused of molesting and raping a minor. Albert “Prince” Pagara, the Leyte-born boxer, was arrested on Wednesday evening, September 1 in…

Cebu City’s ‘deadliest fire’ claims 7 lives

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY,  Philippines – Casualties of the fire that broke out in Arlington Pond, Barangay Sta. Cruz, Cebu City has climbed to seven, making it the deadliest fire yet that struck the city this year. Senior Fire…

2 remain missing in Arlington Pond fire that killed 5 others

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two persons remained missing after a fire hit a residential area in Barangay Sta. Cruz, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon, August 31. Based on the latest report from the Cebu City Fire Office,…

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