Police to file case against Basak San Nicolas fiesta dance organizer

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Organizers of a dance festival that gathered a crowd in Barangay San Nicolas, Cebu City on Saturday evening (June 27) will be facing a case for violation of mass gathering under the protocol…

P4.5M lost as fire razes 3 houses in Basak San Nicolas

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fire destroyed three houses in a residential area along Ganciang Street, Barangay Basak San Nicolas in Cebu City at past 7 p.m. on Monday, April 27, 2020. Fire Officer 2 (FO2) Fulbert…

Alleged link of use of illegal drugs to Barangay Luz fire probed; man detained, released

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Investigators are checking if the alleged use of illegal drugs has any connection to the the start of the fire that razed at least 60 houses and displaced at least 122 families or 337…

P1M worth of property destroyed after fire razes 60 houses in Barrio Luz

Alven Marie Timtim and Paul Lauro 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —A late evening fire destroyed at least 60 houses in a residential area in Sitio Santo Niño 3, Barangay Barrio Luz, Cebu City on Monday, January 13, 2020. Fire Officer 2 Fulbert Navarro of…

As lola saved from T. Padilla fire dies in hospital, other fire survivors appeal for help

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As an 80-year-old woman who suffered third degree burns died in the hospital a few hours after her house was razed by fire, the other 139 fire victims of the January 4, 2020…

BFP-7 to public: Having a clean house can prevent fires from happening

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 01/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four days down from the 366 days of this year and the Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas has already responded to its first two major fire incidents in Cebu City. The…

Drugs and violence: 20 stories of crimes, tragedy in 2019

Dennis Singson 01/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the year 2019 drew to a close, CDN Digital looks back at the top 20 crimes and stories involving police in Cebu for the year. Cebuanos always open the year with revelry…

70 families in Inayawan lose homes before Christmas Day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 70 families residing in Sitio Lourdes, Barangay Inayawan in Cebu City will be spending their Christmas in evacuation centers. This after an afternoon fire on Friday, December 20, 2019, burned down…

Acting CCPO Chief Maines on Labella’s OIC request: It’s up to PRO-7 chief and Crame

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It would be up to Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) chief and Camp Crame to decide if they will heed Mayor Labella’s request to have Police Colonel Arnel Banzon as the…

Acting CCPO chief: We no longer have control of relieved police escorts of slain Clarin mayor

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “We are no longer in control of them.” Police Colonel Geovanie Maines, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) officer-in-charge, said this about the police escorts of slain Clarin, Misamis Occidental Mayor David Navarro, who…

Family of slain Clarin mayor Navarro cooperating with NBI investigation – Enrile

Alven Marie Timtim 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The National Bureau of Investigation Central Visayas Regional Office (NBI-CEVRO) is coordinating with the family of Clarin, Misamis Occidental Mayor David Navarro as they formally start investigation on his ambush-slay. “Galing yung dalawang…

Labella assures security of cemeteries despite sudden change in police chief

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/31/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —The sudden administrative relief of Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan, the director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), surprised Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday morning, October 31, 2019. The relief order…

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