Hayco to put up weightlifting gym in Ando’s home barangay

Glendale G. Rosal 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Elreen Ando’s dream to become an Olympic weightlifter started when she enlisted along with hundreds of other kids in a grassroots training program initiated by the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC). Now that…

Police after ‘robber’ who killed construction worker in Brgy Carreta

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in Cebu City are looking for the man who allegedly killed a 25-year-old construction worker in Barangay Carreta Tuesday night, July 13, 2021. Police Major Renz Talosig, chief of the Mabolo Police…

PDEA-7 to file raps against 5 persons nabbed in Carreta drug den raid

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Illegal drug charges will be filed on Monday, July 5,  against a man, who claimed to be a former Cebu City government employee, and four others, who were arrested during a raid on…

Bothered by his conscience, Chinese Cemetery shooting suspect ‘surrenders’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Saying he was ‘bothered by his conscience’, the suspect in the shooting to death of two men inside the Chinese Cemetery in Barangay Caretta on Wednesday, surrendered to the Mabolo police on Thursday…

Police on the hunt for suspect in Carreta shooting

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/17/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Police are conducting a hot pursuit operation against the suspect in the shooting incident Wednesday morning, June 16, 2021, inside the Cebu Chinese Cemetery in Barangay Carreta here, which killed a still unidentified man and…

Cebu City shooting incidents: 2 men, 1 woman killed in 14 hours

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men and a woman were shot dead in three separate shooting incidents in Cebu City in a span of  14 hours on May 28. At 4:45 a.m., a gunman shot dead a…

Cebu’s Ando bags three medals in Asian Championships

Glendale G. Rosal 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The pride of Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, Elreen Ann Ando bagged three medals in the ongoing Asian Weightlifting Championships late night Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The 22-year-old Ando, one of the best…

CCPO ordered to investigate, remove STLs in Carreta

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to investigate and remove illegal small town lottery (STL) outlets in Barangay Carreta. This after Carreta Barangay Captain Marciano Ando…

Brothers arrested inside cemetery for illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Centra Visayas (PDEA-7) is preparing charges of peddling and possession of illegal drugs under the Republic Act 9165, or the comprehensive dangerous drugs act, against two brothers…

Man shot in the head for ‘drugs or love’?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Was it love or drugs that cost a 34-year-old man his life? These are the possible motives that police are investigating in the killing of Norbert “Tonton” Castaño, who died after he was…

Woman shot dead outside home in Barangay Carreta

Delta Dyrecka Letigio and Paul Lauro 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Two unidentified assailants shot a woman outside her home in Barangay Carretta around 5 a.m. on Thursday, October 17. Mabolo Police identified the victim as Jacquilyn Palumas, 31, a resident of Sitio Ponce of…

Photo Gallery: Scenes from the Sitio Ponce 2 fire

Benjie Talisic 05/11/2019

LOOK: Scenes from the dawn fire that burned homes in Sitio Ponce 2, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City earlier today, May 11. The hour-long fire was reported at about 4:15 a.m. and was raised to third alarm after…

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