NBI nabs suspect in lawyer’s murder, IBP Cebu City to extend help to ensure swift justice

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) has reported the arrest of one of the suspects in the killing of Lawyer Joey Louise Wee on November 23, 2020. Barely two weeks…

Police pursuing POI in killing of man in Punta Princesa

Alven Marie Timtim, Paul Lauro 10/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Labangon Police Station are now pursuing a person of interest (POI) possibly involved in the killing of a man who was just sitting outside his house past 6 p.m. in…

Cops have person of interest in Compostela killing 

Alven Marie Timtim 10/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Compostela town in northern Cebu have a person of interest (POI) related to the killing of one of the four bodies found buried in a vacant lot in the town on Tuesday, October 6,…

One of four bodies found buried in Compostela identified as ex-convict

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 10/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—One of the four bodies found buried on a lot in Sitio Bago, Barangay Cogon in Compostela town northern Cebu was identified by family members on Wednesday morning, October 7, 2020. According to Police Captain…

Duterte peace adviser calls for restraint after killing of 9 in Cotabato gun attack

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 08/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr. called for sobriety and restraint on Monday (Aug. 31), in the wake of the killing of nine civilians in a gun attack in Kabacan, Cotabato over the weekend. Unidentified gunmen…

Labangon police after suspects in killing of man in Brgy Busay

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are looking for witnesses who could help them identify the killers of a man who was shot several times just outside of his residence in Sitio Taytayan, Barangay Bihusan, Cebu City late…

Easter storms sweep South, killing at least 6 in Mississippi

04/13/2020

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Strong storms pounded the Deep South on Sunday, killing at least six people in south Mississippi and damaging up to 300 homes and other buildings in northern Louisiana. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency director…

Wife of drug suspect killed in Ermita

Paul Lauro 03/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A woman was shot dead while inside a neighbor’s house in Sitio Kawit, Barangay Ermita in Cebu City at around 1 a.m. today, March 4, 2020. Police Corporal Christopher Segovia of the Carbon…

Man killed in Brgy Talamban remains unidentified

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 02/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Barangay Talamban in Cebu City are looking for the relatives of a man who was shot dead while walking along the road in Sitio Nasipit at around 4:30 a.m. today, February…

Peace adviser condemns murder of Lumad, blames NPA

Froilan Gallardo 01/08/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental—Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Valdez condemned the murder of a Lumad leader in Bukidnon and blamed the New People’s Army (NPA) for the alleged atrocity. “By and large, these attacks run counter…

Police submit ‘Tangkag’s’ DNA samples for testing

Alven Marie Timtim 09/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police sent to the Regional Crime Laboratory on Friday afternoon, September 27, the DNA samples taken from the charred body said to be that of Cary “Tangkag” Llaguno. Police Executive Master Sergeant Jeffrey…

Computer technician killed inside his Duljo Fatima home

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jake Batulan Aliman, 32, was already sound asleep when still unidentified men barged into their home in Sitio Laguna, Barangay Duljo Fatima in Cebu City at dawn today, September 14, and fired shots…

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