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Reds attack Quirino PNP station, 1 killed

A policeman was killed when suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) harassed a police station the other day in Madela, Quirino. The identity of the slain cop was not yet available as of press time. Sketchy reports reaching…

5 held for gun, grenade, illegal gambling

MAGALANG, Pampanga -- Five men were arrested last Saturday in a house in Bgy. San Nicolas II, here, which was turned into an anti-illegal gambling den. Chief Insp. Rommel Labalan, chief of the Pampanga Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, identified…

Boy, 6, dies in Batangas mishap

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy died after being hit by a van while crossing the road in Bgy. Luntal, Tuy, Batangas, the other day. Police identified the fatality as Edgar Purisima Jugacan Jr., of Bgy. Luntal, and the van driver as Shawn…

3 drug inmates who bolted Ecija jail still scot-free

CABANATUAN City -- More than three weeks after bolting prison last April 8, three drug inmates of the Nueva Ecija Provincial Jail have remained scot-free, a jail official said. NEPJ provincial warden Joel John de Leon said they have stepped…

Tbird stabs live-in partner

CUARTEL, CPPO, Camp Gen. Pantaleon Garcia, Imus, Cavite -- A woman was stabbed by her live-in partner after a heated argument between them yesterday, according to Senior Supt. Arthur Bisnar, acting police provincial director. The suspect, identified as Vivian Cebuano,…

Notorious CamNor pusher charged

DAET, Camarines Norte -- Notorious local drug pusher Wendel de Guzman was charged with violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office here after he was arrested at his home for…

3 Bicol centenarians get P100K from DSWD

LEGAZPI City -- Bicolanos, who have reached the age of 100 will receive a P100,000 incentive from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Bicol DSWD director Arnel Garcia said. Garcia said the DSWD has secured the list of…

Boy, 8, electrocuted

CAMP Simeon Ola, Legazpi City -- Eight-year-old Fermel Jerez, of Sitio Tumabag, Bgy. San Rafael, Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte, died on the spot after he accidentally stepped on a live wire that fell on a village road, local policemen reported…

Cavite hauls 34 medals for Calabarzon in Palaro

SAN Jose de Buenavista, Antique -- At least 34 medals overall were contributed by athlete delegates from Cavite to Team Calabarzon or the Southern Tagalog Athletics Association at the recently-concluded Palarong Pambansa 2017 over the week at provincial capitol grounds…

Aquino Olivar,

SCIENCE City of Muñez -- Unidentified Armalite-wielding men allegedly abducted at gunpoint an agricultural crop technician in this city last Friday morning. Provincial police director Senior Supt. Antonio C. Yarra identified the abducted victim as Manny Dumale, 37, field crop…

Priest cites risks of women who want kids but no hubby

A CHILD needs a mother and a father. This was what the Commission On Family and Life of the Archdiocese of Cebu chairman stressed during the opening Mass of the ongoing Human Life International (HLI) Advocacy Conference over the weekend.…

Tsunami alert

Phivolcs raised tsunami alert in the coastal areas facing Celebes sea, including Sarangani, Davao Occidental, South Cotabato, Davao Oriental and Sultan Kudarat. The warning said an earthquake, with a depth of 87 kilometers, might possibly bring sea level disturbances such…

ASG sub-leader slain

ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Eduardo Año yesterday confirmed reports that Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) sub-leader Alhabsy Misaya was killed in an encounter with government forces, Friday evening in Indanan, Sulu. Misaya was killed at around…

Quezon bgy chief held for unlicensed guns

LUCENA CITY -- A village chief is now in big trouble after authorities found four unlicensed firearms and various ammunition during a search operation inside his residence in Bgy. Montecillo, here. Chief Insp. William Angway, commander of Quezon Provincial Public…
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