Woman shot dead in Cebu City street; cops eye drugs as possible motive in attack

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating the possible motives in the shooting death of a 19-year-old woman Saturday afternoon, September 10, in Sitio Panaghiusa, Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City. Police Major Jonathan Taneo, Mambaling Police Station…

Alleged female drug personality gunned down in Duljo Fatima

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman whom police believed to be involved in illegal drugs was gunned down in Sitio Bayutan, Barangay Duljo Fatima in Cebu City past midnight on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Police Major Jonathan…

Lapu cops identify suspect in killing, dumping of woman’s body in abandoned well

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 06/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Lapu-Lapu City are looking at personal grudge as the reason for the killing of a 47-year-old woman whose body was found dumped in an abandoned well in Barangay Agus. The victim,…

Talisay police nab woman, e-bike driver; seize P884,000 drugs in buy-busts

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Police attributed the public’s help as among the factors that led to the arrest of a woman and a passenger e-bike driver and the confiscation of P884,000 worth of suspected shabu in separate operations…

Jealousy drove him to strangle to death girlfriend inside Carcar motel — suspect

Paul Lauro and Pegeen Maisie Sararaña 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jealousy pushed a 40-year-old man to allegedly strangle to death his 36-year-old girlfriend inside a motel in Carcar City, Cebu on Thursday, May 5. Carl Vigador, who was arrested in his house in…

Woman nabbed for ‘stealing’ 22K worth of telecom wires

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 200 subscribers lost their internet connection after a woman allegedly cut off five meters of telecommunication cable wires worth P22,000 on Tuesday dawn in Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City. Police said Dina…

First woman reported cured of HIV after stem cell transplant

Reuters 02/16/2022

CHICAGO  – A U.S. patient with leukemia has become the first woman and the third person to date to be cured of HIV after receiving a stem cell transplant from a donor who was naturally resistant to…

Woman shot dead by riding-in-tandem in Consolacion, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 37-year-old woman died after she was shot by still unidentified suspects on board a motorcycle in District 4, Purok Gomburza, Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion town, northern Cebu on Tuesday afternoon, August 17. Police…

Hofilña feels relieved after settlement with food package seller

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/05/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Maria Amy Hofilña, the woman in a viral video accused of not paying the balance of a food package she ordered, said she was ‘relieved’ after her amicable settlement with the seller,…

Woman survives jump from Marcelo Fernan bridge

Futch Anthony Inso 05/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 28-year-old woman was rescued by the members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Group-7 after she jumped off the Marcelo Fernan Bridge at 6:47 this morning, May 10, 2021.  Police Executive…

Whose body is it?

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/04/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental—The woman whose body was found with no head, hands, and feet in Barangay Talamban in Cebu City last October 24, 2020 remains unidentified. Police in Cebu City said they are still continuing to work…

Young woman allegedly raped by kin found dead in north Cebu town

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in a northern Cebu town are encouraging those, who are victims of sexual abuse or rape, to visit the police station and report the incident. The northern town’s acting police chief made…

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