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…

Obstruction case readied against Carcar woman who warned gamblers of approaching cops

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The woman, who warned “tigbakay” gamblers about the arrival of the police during a raid in Barangay Napo, Carcar City this morning, September 27, 2020, will be charged with obstruction of justice. The…

Woman nabbed with shabu worth P278K in Mambaling bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 44-year-old woman was arrested by policemen of the Parian Police Station in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Ibabo Proper, Barangay Mambaling this 5:40 p.m., September 6, 2020. Anabelle Gonzales, a resident of…

Woman drowns as she tries to celebrate St. John the Baptist feast by baptism reenactment

Richel V. Umel 06/26/2020

ILIGAN CITY—A woman who took a dip in the sea to celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist here on Wednesday (June 24) drowned, according to police. Capt. Felix Rabago Jr., chief of police station 2,…

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