Japan earthquake: Snow hampers rescues, aid

Associated Press 01/08/2024

WAJIMA, Japan — Rescue teams worked through snow to deliver supplies to isolated hamlets Monday, a week after a powerful earthquake hit western Japan, killing at least 161 people. Heavy snowfall in Ishikawa Prefecture over the weekend and into…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Grieving mom shot dead by teenage son’s killer on Christmas Day

CDN Digital 12/26/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, December 26, 2023. Grieving mom shot dead by teenage son’s killer on Christmas Day A…

2 teenagers killed, 4 others injured in Consolacion accident

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 12/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two teenagers were killed in a road accident after the motorcycle they were riding had a brake malfunction and rammed into a tree in a downhill portion Barangay Garing, Consolacion, Cebu on Friday…

Street food vendor killed in Lapu-Lapu shooting, personal grudge eyed as motive

Emmariel Ares 09/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Street food vendor Clifford John Cavan Lumba was supposed to celebrate his 31st birthday today, September 22,2023. But he was killed by a still unidentified gunman, Thursday night, or just a few hours…

Mother of 17-year-old girl, who was found dead in Toledo City, cries for justice

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 08/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Anna Maria Flores did everything that she could to raise her seven children, including Sharmaine, whose half naked body was found in a grassy area in Purok 2, Barangay Bunga in Toledo City,…

Toddler dies after he was hit by SUV in Asturias

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 07/01/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A one-year-old boy was killed after he was hit by a sport utility vehicle at past 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 29 along the national highway in Barangay San Roque, Asturias town…

Carcar City road accident kills mother, son; father survives

Niña Mae Oliverio, Paul Lauro 04/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A mother and her son died while the father broke an arm after the motorcycle which they boarded fell off a ravine in Barangay Napo in Carcar City, southern Cebu on Friday, April…

Aparri vice mayor, 5 others killed in Nueva Vizcaya ambush

Villamor Visaya Jr. - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ 02/19/2023

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — The vice mayor of Aparri in Cagayan and five of his companions were shot and killed by unidentified men clad in police uniforms and riding in a government car in Bagabag town in…

Deadly duel over land in Toledo: Son hacks, kills father, wounds younger brother

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An argument over land led to a deadly duel between a 39-year-old son, who was armed with a bolo, and his 64-year-old father, who had a sickle with him. The deadly duel, which…

Scholar, 16, robbed, killed in Cebu City on his father’s birthday

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — What could have been a happy day for the Estan family, who had just celebrated their father’s birthday at the house of their father’s twin sibling in Minglanilla town, turned into a day…

Father, daughter dead after lightning strike in Quezon town

07/30/2022

LUCENA CITY – A farmer and his nine-year-old daughter died after they were struck by lightning in Catanauan town in Quezon province on Thursday night, police said in a belated report Saturday. Catanauan police said Jomar Funtilar…

Paz Radaza ally in Olango Island killed just a few hours before May 9 elections

Doris C. Bongcac 05/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Rep. Paz Radaza of the lone district of Lapu-Lapu City is offering a P300,000 cash reward for information that would lead to the arrest of the killer of her political ally in Olango…

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