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…

Fernandez names possible killers in FB post, police form SITG

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police will be forming a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to focus on the killing of Cebuano lawyer Rex Jesus Fernandez including interrogating at least four individuals that the victim…

5,903 drug war deaths as of September – PDEA

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @ConsINQ 11/06/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Forty-seven more drug suspects were killed in anti-drug operations nationwide in August and September, raising the drug war death toll from the start of the Duterte administration up to September this year  to…

Police say alleged rebel killed in Cebu is a high-ranking NPA official in Southern Mindanao

Rosalie Abatayo 10/12/2020

CEBU CITY — Years of running against the law ended on Sunday evening (October 11, 2020) for alleged New People’s Army (NPA) commander Denis Paradero Rodinas. Rodinas was killed in a joint operation of the Philippine National…

Farmer hacks, kills neighbor in Barili, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 55-year-old farmer was hacked to death by his neighbor in Sitio Center Star, Barangay Tal-ot, Barili town southwestern Cebu at around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Police Master Sergeant Mark…

Over 1,200 people in Nepal killed themselves during 74 days of lockdown

06/15/2020

KATHMANDU — On Saturday, 38-year-old Bhagwati attempted to kill herself at her home in Dolakha. Her children yelled for help. But by the time neighbors arrived, she was already unconscious. She was rushed to the district hospital,…

Balamban businessman facing murder charges for killing bakeshop worker

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Balamban Police is now preparing to file murder charges against a businessman who allegedly shot dead a female worker of a bakery in Barangay Santa Cruz-Santo Niño, Balamban, Cebu on Thursday afternoon, May…

NOPPO calling on witnesses to help solve case of murdered broadcaster

Immae Lachica 05/06/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Negros Oriental are still working to determine the motive of the killing of Rex Cornelio Pepino, a Dumaguete-based journalist, and radio broadcaster, who was gunned down Tuesday night, May 5, 2020,…

Cop shot dead while on his way home to Argao, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 03/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police Corporal Vincent Arboladura had just left the Second Provincial Mobile Force Company (SPMFC) headquarters in Moalboal town and was driving his motorcycle on his way home to Argao town when he was…

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