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BuCor guard nabbed for carrying gun inside Pasig poll precinct

FULL BATTLE GEAR  Heavily armed members of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology  guard the entrance of Makati City Jail where Janet Lim-Napoles is detained pending her court-ordered transfer to Laguna. RAFFY LERMA

An employee of the Bureau of Correction (BuCor) was arrested by the police for bringing a gun inside a polling precinct in Kalawaan Pasig City, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported Monday.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

BIR chief: Lawmakers hiding their SALNs

BIR Commissioner chief Kim Jacinto-Henares

Amid the scandal involving the misuse of P10-billion pork barrel funds allegedly by 28 lawmakers, some congressmen and senators are hiding their Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALNs).

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

7 killed as bus rams truck along zigzag road in Benguet


Seven students were killed when their tourist bus lost its brakes and crashed into a truck along a zigzag road in Benguet Thursday evening, police said Friday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

VACC head urges return of death penalty

Volunteers against Crime and Corruption founding chair Dante Jimenez: Vigilance. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Anticrime crusader Dante Jimenez on Monday urged the government to consider bringing back the death penalty or at the very least, put in place steeper punishments following the spate of gun violence this month.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-soldier, 3 others cleared in Ella killing face illegal discharge raps

Stephanie Nicole Ella (second from left), her 5-year-old brother Ken and her cousins eagerly await New Year’s Eve outside their home in Caloocan City unaware that she would be hit by a stray bullet at midnight. Note date on photo at right. PHOTO COURTESY OF ELLA FAMILY

While the former soldier and his three companions were cleared for the death of seven-year old Stephanie Nicole Ella, the Caloocan City Police on Friday will file a criminal case against them for illegal discharge of firearm.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »