By Carla P. Gomez
Collectively, they were called the “Negros Nine”—three missionary priests and six lay leaders who were wrongly accused of killing a municipal mayor and his companions in Negros Occidental province in the twilight of the Marcos dictatorship in the ’80s.
By Marrah Erika Lesaba
A municipal councilor was wounded while her brother was killed on the spot when they were fired upon at a gasoline station in Lipa City by men on a motorocycle, police said Friday.
By Julie M. Aurelio
A barangay (village) watchman was killed while his colleague was hurt when a motorcycle-riding gunman shot at their vehicle as they were patrolling a Quezon City neighborhood early Tuesday.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Members of a police task force, formed to investigate the killing of journalist Nilo Baculo Sr., were themselves respondents in criminal and civil suits filed by the crusading journalist in the past two decades, Baculo’s lawyer and family said on Thursday.
Police announced on Tuesday that the reward for information that would lead to the capture of suspects in the killing of businessman Richard King has been raised to P1.3 million, only days after Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and the victim’s family offered a P500,000 bounty.