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DA probes death of ducks in Pangasinan farm

THE Department of Agriculture - Regional Office 1 is investigating the death of some ducks at a farm in Manaoag, Pangasinan to determine if they are also infected by the bird flu virus. DA Regional Office-1 director Lucrecio Alviar Jr.…

Bloody funeral wake

LAUR, Nueva Ecija – A funeral wake in this town turned bloody when a 37-year-old barber playing a card game was shot and killed by one of two gunmen, police said yesterday. One of the suspects was wounded after a…

Solon hits DENR, LLDA on slow cleanup of Laguna Lake

AN opposition House leader yesterday called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) to implement an honest to goodness cleanup of all water bodies, starting with the removal of fish pens…

Rookie cop kills laborer in N. Ecija

CABANATUAN CITY – A 32-year-old construction worker on Thursday was shot and killed by a junior police officer after they traded shots following a heated argument City police commander Supt. Ponciano Zafra identified the slain victim as Basilio Hervacio, of…

Radio reporter posing as NPA nabbed for extortion

LIBMANAN, Camarines Sur – A radio reporter posing as a member of the local New People’s Army is facing charges for extortion. Jeremy Rombais, 18, a Grade 11 senior high-school student of Bgy. Patag was arrested in an entrapment operation…

Alert level 1 up over Mt. Kanlaon

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Friday placed Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island under alert level 1. Alert level 1 means the volcano has entered a period of unrest and “is in an abnormal condition.” Phivolcs said…

Male nurse gunned down in Batangas

AGONCILLO, Batangas -- A 28-year-old motorcycle-riding male nurse was shot dead by two unidentified suspects while on his way to the basketball court in Bgy. Poblacion, here, the other day. Darrel Irvin Cabello de Claro, single, nurse, of Poblacion, this…

Ex-Sorsogon gov gets 40 years for graft

THE Sandiganbayan First Division has sentenced former Sorsogon Gov. Raul Lee to 24 to 40 years imprisonment for four counts of graft in connection with his alleged involvement in the P728-million fertilizer fund scam. Lee was convicted for the 2004…

Gunrunner-pusher no match to Angeles CIDG

ANGELES City -- A suspected gunrunner and drug pusher was killed in a shootout with policemen in Barangay Pampang here the other night. Chief Inspector Rommel Labalan, head of the Pampanga Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), identified the suspect…

PNP-IG guns down Kerwin Espinosa ‘man’

ONE of Eastern Visayas’ most wanted criminals linked to the drug trafficking activities of now jailed suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa was killed in a gunbattle with agents of the Philippine National Police Intelligence Group (PNP-IG) in Davao City, the…

Driver dies, 2 hurt in two MC collision

LEMERY, Batangas -- A 16-year-old driver died while his female back rider was injured when the motorcycle they were riding accidentally collided with another MC along the highway in Bgy. Dayapan, here, the other day. Police identified the fatality who…

2 Ecija bgy execs held for shabu

PANTABANGAN, Nueva Ecija -- Police nabbed two motorcycle-riding barangay kagawads after they yielded illegal drugs during checkpoint operations here on Wednesday. Town police head, Senior Insp. Melchor T. Pereja identified those arrested as Barangay Councilmen Artemio Canlas Sr., 50, and…
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