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‘Neglected’ patient dies during childbirth!

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Baby poisoned by mom’s wastes inside womb AMID the piercing labor pains, Maria Julius Sisto must have remained hopeful. She probably waited for her newborn’s cries which never came. The profuse bleeding soon drained her of strength and life. As…

Cops slay 5 drug traffickers in separate WV gunfights

WESTERN Visayas policemen are proving they too could also kill armed drug traffickers in gunfights. A day after being reprimanded by Philippine National Police chief, Director General Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa for their ‘poor performance’ in the anti-drug war,…

9 wanted men arrested in Pangasinan anti-crime ops

NINE wanted persons were arrested by agents of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office in a series of anti-crime operations in the province over the past three days, local police director, Senior Superintendent Ronald O. Lee announced yesterday. In a report…

Pampanga seeking bigger DPWH anti-flood fund

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga -- Vice Governor Dennis “Delta” Pineda has asked his colleagues in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to pass a resolution requesting the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to increase the agency’s budget for Pampanga in…

Car stolen in Ecija at gunpoint

CABANATUAN CITY -- A carnapping incident victimizing a 28-year-old man driving a Toyota sedan was recorded in the police blotter here last Wednesday night. Police said two Mitsubishi Adventure-riding men rear-ended said vehicle and then at gunpoint grabbed the steering…

Druggie found dead

A SUSPECTED drug personality who allegedly surrendered to Cavite City Police under Oplan Tokhang was found dead in a public cemetery the other night in the said city. The fatality was identified as Regner Cresto, resident of Barangay 49-M, San…

Sultan Kudarat drug den raided, 6 held

ANOTHER secret drug den in Sultan Kudarat has been smashed by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency following a raid which resulted in the arrest of the dive’s operator and five of his customers, PDEA Director General Isidro S.…

Quezon law enforcers collar new drug players

TIAONG, Quezon -- Police on Friday conducted a drug-bust operation resulting in the seizure of suspected prohibited drugs and arrest of six drug suspects which they branded as “new players” in the local drug trade following the series of arrest…

Cockpit manager shot dead

LIAN, Batangas -- A 53-year-old manager of a cockpit was gunned down by unidentified riding-in-tandem gunmen in So. Bagbag, Bgy. Prenza, here, the other day. Police identified the victim as Avelino Balbar Gatdula, 53, married, manager at Palico Cockpit Arena,…

It’s still safe in Dagupan -- Mayor

DAGUPAN City -- With the number of victims of extra-judicial killings in the city, the city mayor was asked if it is still safe in the city? Guesting at the President’s Hotel Breakfast Forum last Thursday, Mayor Belen Fernandez assured…

Court convicts Villaverde ex-mayor of malversation

THE Sandiganbayan has convicted to 18 years of imprisonment a former Nueva Vizcaya municipal mayor for his failure to account public funds amounting to P4.3-million disbursed as cash advances from 1993 to 2001. Based on the information provided by the…

Kidnap victim’s head found in Sulu

AUTHORITIES recovered the head of alleged kidnap victim Patrick Jhames Almodovar, who was beheaded by his captors the other night in Indanan, Sulu. This was confirmed by Armed Forces of the Philippines-Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) spokesman Maj. Filemon Tan. Reports…
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