Personal grudge eyed as motive in killing of farmer in Asturias, Cebu

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police is looking at personal grudge as the motive behind the killing of a 52-year-old farmer in Purok 2, Barangay Tag-amakan in Asturias town, northern Cebu on Sunday, June 19, 2022.  Police Senior Master…

16 fires reported in Cebu City from June 1 to 20

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) recorded a total of 16 fire incidents from June 1 to 20 and at least P80 million in damages. Senior Fire Officer 2 (SFO2) Wendell Villanueva, information…

Dead tanod, who was shot in stomach, found floating off Samboan seawaters

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police continue to investigate the possible cause of death of a barangay tanod, who had a gunshot wound in the stomach and whose body was found floating off the seawaters of Barangay San…

Cebu progressive groups hold protest rally to mark Independence Day

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some members of progressive groups, who staged a protest rally in Cebu City, claimed ‘no independence’ still amid the 124th commemoration of Independence Day.  Sixty members of various progressive groups have participated in…

Hope remains amid the ruins left by Punta fire 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They might go back to nothing after the fire hit their houses but their hopes for recovery remains.  Some residents have assured themselves that they will start from scratch again in building what…

Fire breaks out in Brgy. Ermita, Cebu City

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — (Updated) A fire broke out in Sitio Bato, Barangy Ermita in Cebu City on Monday afternoon, June 6, 2022.  An incident report from the Cebu City Fire Office stated that the fire started…

Five-vehicle pileup in SRP tunnel injures three people

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three men were hurt after they were involved in a five-vehicle pileup in the north bound lane of the South Road Properties (SRP) tunnel at past 4 p.m. today, June 3, 2022. The…

Two motorcycle collisions in Barili, Bogo leave 3 dead, seven injured

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana, Wenilyn Sabalo 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three people died while seven others were injured in two separate motorcycle collisions along the national highway of Barili town in southwestern Cebu and Bogo City in northern Cebu in the past two…

PDEA-7 destroys P99.6M worth of illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of P99.6 million worth of illegal drugs were destroyed through burning on Monday, May 30, in one of the funeral homes in Cebu City to prevent its recirculation in the local…

Former habal-habal driver nabbed with P1.7M ‘shabu’ after 10-minute chase in Cebu City streets

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former habal-habal driver’s two-month foray in the illegal drug business ended after a 10-minute chase in Cebu City’s streets at past 3 p.m., today, May 29, when the former habal-habal driver or…

Lapu police rule out politics in killing of Olango Island councilor

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City police have ruled out politics as the motive behind the killing of a councilor in Barangay Tungasan, Olango Island, last May 8, 2022. Police Major Judith Besas, information officer of…

Barangay tanod shot outside Cebu City school

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A few minutes before voting centers closed on Monday evening, May 9, 2022, a barangay tanod was shot by still unidentified perpetrators just in front of the Zapatera Elementary School.  Police identified the…

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