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…

CHR-7: CCTV footage of police mauling suspect shows abuse of human rights

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The video of drug suspect Eddie Basillote being allegedly mauled by police operatives during a drug operation in Barangay Talamban in Cebu City on April 18, 2019 can be considered as evidence of possible abuse…

Father and son nabbed in Carreta buy-bust

Benjie B. Talisic 04/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines —A father and his son were arrested in a buy-bust operation led by members of the Waterfront Police Station (Station 3) on Tuesday night, April 16, 2019 in Sitio Laray, Barangay Carreta here. Led…

Woman nabbed in Carreta drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 02/06/2018

A 41-year-old woman was arrested in a police anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City on Monday. Edna Diamante was caught selling suspected shabu to an undercover police officer during a buy-bust operation in the Sitio…

Man nabbed for bringing loaded gun at cemetery

Benjie B. Talisic 11/01/2017

A man was arrested for bringing a loaded gun inside a cemetery in Barangay Carreta Cebu City Wednesday morning. Police identified the man as Juniyo Fernandez of Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City. Fernandez was arrested and detained at…

Cockpit employee killed

Agnes Alpuerto 07/09/2017

A 41-year old cockpit employee died after he was shot by an unidentified gunman in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City at 11 am Sunday. Roland Lambohon sustained a gunshot wound at the back of his head and died…

Fires hit two villages in Cebu City, one in Mandaue

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Dominic D. Yasay, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 11/28/2016

ABOUT 20 houses made of light materials were razed while several persons including three seniors were displaced by a fire that broke inside the Ludo Cemetery at Ponce 1, Barangay Carreta in Cebu City at past 3…

Cebu City fire victims want to collect on promised relocation, aid

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/02/2016

VICTIMS of fire incidents that hit communities of mostly informal settlers in Cebu City in 2011 and 2014 yesterday asked the city government to address unfulfilled promises of relocation and cash benefits. Many of the 136 households…

Man sleeping under truck dies

Apple Ta-as 02/28/2016

A 31-year-old scavenger died after he was run over by a prime mover last Friday night on J. de Veyra Street, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City. PO2 Wilfredo Caperida Jr., traffic investigator, said Niño Inoc Campo of Barangay…

‘SETTLERS NEED TO LEAVE’

Nestle L. Semilla 06/08/2015

Rama wants Lahug River, creeks cleared of occupants, structures About 120 families will be affected by a clearing operation ordered by Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. Days before the delayed onset of the rainy season, Rama reiterated…

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