Talamban cops turn to CCTVs to shed light on killing of security guard

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are still checking the footage of security cameras in nearby establishments of the area where a 30-year-old security guard was shot dead by an unidentified assailant on March 7 in Barangay Talamban…

CLB: Lumad children were ‘seized’ not ‘rescued,’ best interest for children ignored

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) said the so-called “rescue operations” of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the Lumad children at a retreat house situated at the University of San Carlos (USC)-Talamban Campus…

Severed head found in Looc may belong to torso found in Talamban — cop

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/31/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — Police are verifying if the severed head found in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City belongs to the female torso found in a river in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City. Police Major Aldrin Villacampa, Mandaue…

Police ‘back to zero’ in investigation of torso found in Talamban river

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/30/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — Police in Talamban, Cebu City will have to start from scratch in their investigation of the torso of a woman found in a river in Sitio Kalubihan last October 24, 2020. READ…

Helping ‘Homeless Berta’ take first step to road to recovery

Immae Lachica 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The viral homeless man in Cebu, known as Berta, is now finally safe from the dangers of the streets all thanks to a rehabilitation center in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City. Safe Haven rehabilitation…

Two families check if female torso in garbage bag belongs to their missing kin

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen are gathering more information to verify the identity of the woman, who owns the torso which was found in a garbage bag in Talamban river. This developed after two families visited the…

Body of woman with missing head, hands and feet, found in Talamban river

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman’s body with no head, hands and feet was found inside a garbage bag in the river in Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Talamban in Cebu City at past noon today, October 24, 2020.…

Labella orders DEPW to check on all landslide and flooded areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) to check on all areas that experienced landslides and flooding in the city in the last two days.…

Talamban cops: 5 arrested tigbakay gamblers also quarantine ordinance violators

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/16/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five tigbakay gamblers caught today in a mountain barangay in Cebu City will also be charged with violation of the quarantine ordinance which takes effect today. Police Major Jonathan Taneo, Talamban Police…

Policeman dies in motorcycle accident in Talamban

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A policeman, who was on his way to man a checkpoint in Barangay Pit-os, Cebu City, died on his way there when his motorcycle figured in a road accident. Police Staff Sergeant Alex…

Tunnel collapse leaves two dead in Talamban

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two persons, who were buried after an improvised tunnel for illegally extracting sand collapsed in Sitio Ylaya, Barangay Talamban, Cebu City, this morning, June 21, 2020. Barangay…

Public told to report persons selling fake medicines

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public, especially those in the vicinity of Barangay Talamban, are encouraged to look out and report individuals selling fake medicines. This, after the Talamban police, arrested two men who were caught selling…

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