Notre Dame rector: Fragile cathedral might not be saved

12/26/2019

PARIS  — The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there’s a “50 percent chance” the structure might not be saved, because scaffolding installed before this year’s fire is threatening…

LOOK: Pilot saved from airplane stuck, hanging upside down in power lines

11/26/2019

By a stroke of luck, a man from Minnesota survived what could have been a deadly crash of a plane through power lines. Thomas Koskovich, 65 years old, was rescued by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office last…

Muntinlupa dogs saved but 103 left on ‘death row’ in pound

06/26/2019

MANILA, Philippines — All of the 35 dogs at the Muntinlupa City Animal Pound have been saved from euthanasia after the city veterinary’s office decided to allow nonresidents to adopt some of them. Most of the canines…

Strong waves sink Bohol-bound motorboat; 69 passengers saved

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/30/2018

Queenie Ann Sueño was excited to return to her hometown in Getafe town in Bohol on Tuesday for All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day. But fear drowned the 24-year-old mother’s excitement when the motorboat that she and…

Ferry catches fire off Argao port; 97 people saved

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/02/2018

NINETY seven passengers of a sea vessel from Tagbilaran City, Bohol, were rescued after the vessel they were riding on caught fire only a few meters away from the Taloot Wharf in Argao town in southern Cebu…

Garcia: Gica can’t be saved by Aguinaldo condonation

Jessa Mea O. Sotto 08/25/2018

DUMANJUG MAYORALTY BATTLE The Aguinaldo Doctrine which condones administrative offenses of elective officials, should not be made the basis to reverse the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman finding Dumanjug Mayor Efren Gica guilty of Serious…

Female cyber trafficker arrested, 3 girls saved

Nestle L. Semilla 04/23/2018

IN CORDOVA AND TALISAY CITY Anti-cyberporn operatives arrested a suspected female trafficker and rescued three young girls during separate operations in Talisay City and Cordova town on Monday. Melinda (not her real name), 25 was collared by…

Girl, stepfather saved from bridge jump

Norman V. Mendoza 05/15/2017

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl was rescued from drowning by a motorist and police after her stepfather tried to jump off the Mandaue-Mactan bridge with her in tow last Sunday dawn. The stepfather’s identity is being withheld to protect…

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