Tejero shooting update: CCTV footage, witnesses key to finding gunman

Emmariel Ares 09/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police here said that they are checking more CCTV footage as part of their follow-up investigation on the  shooting incident that claimed the lives of two persons in Barangay Tejero, Cebu City on…

E-warrant issued for arrest of Arnolfo Teves

Tetch Torres-Tupas 09/06/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Manila Regional Trial Court has issued an e-warrant of arrest against former Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves and three others for the death of Governor Roel Degamo and nine others. Also covered by…

Manila court acquits Kerwin Espinosa, others over August 2016 drug raid

Tetch Torres-Tupas 09/04/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A Manila Regional Trial Court on Monday acquitted confessed drug dealer Kerwin Espinosa and several others for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act (Republic Act 9165). This drug case was related to the August…

Ex-cop in road rage clip stripped of gun license

Abby Boiser, Frances Mangosing 08/29/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A dismissed police officer identified in a “road rage” video as the motorist who hit a cyclist on the head and brandished a gun at him has been stripped of his firearm license, the…

Toledo police chief: We are convinced we got the suspect in killing of 17-year-old girl

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 08/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are convinced that they have arrested the right man in the killing of the 17-year-old girl, who was found dead and half-naked in a grassy area in Barangay Bunga, Toledo City on…

17 year-old girl found half naked, dead in Toledo City, Cebu

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 08/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 17 year-old girl was found dead and without clothes on her lower body in a grassy area in Barangay Bunga, Toledo City on early Friday morning, August 25, 2023. Police Staff Sergeant…

Carcar shooting: Toll fee collector shot dead by unidentified gunman

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 08/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A toll fee collector of a private land was killed after he was allegedly shot by an unidentified assailant while he was working in Barangay Napo, Carcar City, Cebu on Wednesday noon, August…

Cordova, Cebu stabbing: Retired Air Force sergeant killed on his birthday by live-in partner

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 08/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 53-year-old retired member of the Philippine Air Force was killed after his live-in partner allegedly stabbed him to death on his birthday because he was mistreating her. The stabbing incident took place…

Sibonga hacking: Police eye personal grudge in bloody sibling quarrel

Paul Lauro 08/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Sibonga town, southeastern Cebu are now eyeing personal grudge as the possible motive behind a bloody sibling quarrel last Monday, August 21. The victim was identified as Michael Fernandez Rivera. His…

Mandaue stabbing claims life of 49-year-old man

Paul Lauro 08/21/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—(UPDATED) A man was killed in a stabbing incident in Barangay Mantuyong, Mandaue City on Monday dawn, August 21, 2023. The man was identified by police as 49-year-old Roger Arellano Perez, who is a native of…

A neonatal nurse in a British hospital has been found guilty of killing 7 babies

Associated Press 08/20/2023

LONDON — A neonatal nurse in a British hospital was found guilty Friday of murdering seven babies and trying to kill six others during a yearlong campaign of deception that saw her prey on the vulnerabilities of…

Teves: Suspect, ‘terrorist,’ now expelled lawmaker

Julie Aurelio 08/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — With 265 members in favor and three abstaining, the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday night to expel Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. on several grounds, including abandonment of public office and indecent…

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