Garcia wants hotel probed for tolerating ‘escort’ services

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2018

Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia wants a hotel in the city investigated for allegedly tolerating “escort services” within their premises. Garcia wrote the Central Visayas offices of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR-7) and the National…

Drug ties, grudge probed in Cebu City cop’s slay

Nestle L. Semilla 04/25/2018

THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will look into reports that those who shot down a police officer at the intersection of M.J. Cuenco Ave. and Osmeña Boulevard near Plaza Indepedencia last Tuesday had drug links. Senior…

Mabolo cops to be probed; payola allegations denied

Benjie B. Talisic 01/05/2018

Some of the police officers in the Mabolo Police Precinct or Cebu City’s Police Station 4 will be investigated for alleged extortion from a person working in a carnival or peryahan in Barangay Busay in Cebu City.…

Tomas wants hospital probed for refusal to admit ‘bleeding’ cop

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/31/2017

CEBU CITY Mayor Tomas Osmeña wants the North General Hospital in Barangay Talamban investigated because of its alleged refusal to admit a “bleeding” policeman who failed to pay the required downpayment. Osmeña said this is a clear…

Cop chief, 3 others to be probed

Benjie B. Talisic 12/19/2017

CORDOVA ARREST The police chief and three other police officers of Cordova town will be investigated for allegedly arresting a person for illegal drugs despite having found no evidence to support the arrest. Chief Supt. Jose Mario…

Hospital incident probed

Morexette B. Erram 11/18/2017

PATIENT HITTING NURSE VIDEO The Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) is investigating an incident involving a female patient assaulting a nurse of a western town hospital in a video, which was uploaded on Facebook yesterday morning and…

Factory owner probed after fire kills 47

AP 10/27/2017

Tangerang, Indonesia — Indonesian police on Friday said they were questioning the owner of a fireworks factory that exploded into an inferno, killing at least 47 people, and have accounted for the safety of three of 10…

10 CPDRC jail guards, 2 jail employees suspended, probed for links to contraband smuggling inside jail

Morexette Erram 10/19/2017

Ten jail guards and two jail employees of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) have been placed under a 30-day preventive suspension by Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III since Oct. 13. Davide announced during yesterday’s…

Chicken deaths in Negros Oriental probed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/24/2017

CEBU CITY–At least 32 chickens died in four backyard farms in Barangay Talay, Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental since last week. Dr. Lourdes Socorro, Dumaguete city veterinarian, said they had collected blood samples and cloacal swabs from…

New case of road rage probed

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/27/2017

  The Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) is investigating another possible case of road rage after a Facebook post of one Patrick Iway Bitoy went viral on Wednesday. Bitoy officially lodged his complaint yesterday against the driver of…

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