Some cops, spectators injured during Arat na Cebu concert – Devaras

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –A still undetermined number of individuals including some police officers and concertgoers were among those who were reported to have sustained minor injuries after they were pushed and stepped on during the Arat na…

Another injury-plagued team pulls out of VisMin Super Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The injury-plagued Mindanao Leg of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup has lost another team. The MisOr Brew Authoritea, whose roster was badly depleted due to injuries to its players, has decided…

LeBron blasts NBA as playoff injuries mount

06/17/2021

Los Angeles—Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James slammed the NBA on Wednesday as Clippers star Kawhi Leonard became the latest player forced out of the playoffs by injury. James took to Twitter to offer an angry “I…

Huge explosions rock Beirut with widespread damage, injuries

AP 08/05/2020

BEIRUT — Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by…

‘Oxymoronic’: Most injuries due to legal fireworks–DOH

Jovic Yee 01/02/2020

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday said the Department of Health (DOH) would propose a law that would impose an absolute ban on the use of firecrackers in the country, noting that majority of the injuries…

BFP tells public: Don’t light firecrackers on New Year’s Eve

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is urging the public not to use firecrackers in welcoming the new year to avoid injuries. Fire Inspector Asraf Grar of the Cebu City Fire Department said…

Labella to new police chief: Ensure zero casualty in New Year’s celebration

Rosalie Abatayo 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has given his marching order for newly installed city police chief, Colonel Engelbert Soriano: “Ensure zero casualty this New Year.” Labella met Soriano, who assumed as the officer-in-charge…

Warriors lose Stephen Curry to broken hand, look for answers

AP 11/01/2019

SAN FRANCISCO – D’Angelo Russell has done this before, forced to take on a far bigger role just last season because of injuries in Brooklyn. And now the new Golden State guard must do it again with…

Massage therapist files complaint of physical injuries against mayor of Clarin, Misamis Occidental

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A massage therapists has filed complaints of physical injuries against a customer who allegedly punched him in the body on Wednesday night, October 23, 2019, in a massage parlor along the Fuente Osmeña, Cebu City.…

Autopsy reveals traumatic injuries to the head killed San Remigio boy 

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/07/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The autopsy conducted on the six-year-old boy from San Remigio town, northern Cebu, confirmed that the child died from severe beating, the police said. SPO3 Joe Johnnesky Ynot, the case investigator, said the…

Massive drop in firecracker-related injuries noted in Cebu this year

Delta Derycka Letigio 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES–The New Year’s day celebration in Cebu this year was generally peaceful and safer. This was the assessment by the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) on Wednesday, January 2.  According to a statement released by…

Stabbings, firecracker injuries greet New Year in Mandaue

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/01/2019

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, PHILIPPINES—Two stabbing incidents, a case of malicious mischief, and firecracker injuries welcomed the New Year in Mandaue City. Despite these incidents, Police Inspector Mercy Villaro, Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) public information officer, told…

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