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Authorities: Princess sold alcohol at cockfights

Irina Walker is shown in this booking photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Two years ago, Irina Walker hobnobbed with European royalty in Bucharest to celebrate the 90th birthday of her own regal father, former Romanian King Michael I. On Friday, she and her husband John Wesley Walker, a former Oregon sheriff's deputy, appeared in court to face charges they ran a cockfighting business on their ranch in Eastern Oregon. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff)

Investigators say a Romanian princess sold food and alcohol during cockfighting derbies that she and her husband are accused of running at their Oregon ranch.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

‘Tupada’ rampant in CamSur

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A neophyte provincial board member raised alarm over the proliferation of illegal cockfighting in Camarines Sur and how it shortchanges the provincial government in terms of revenues from amusement taxes.

Posted: July 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Malacañang finds 1948 law banning gambling on Rizal Day

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cartoon, december 30, 2012

Attention gamblers: Sunday, Rizal Day, is not only a nonworking holiday but also a gambling holiday. Malacañang has found an old, little-known law that prohibits gambling on Dec. 30, Rizal Day. Republic Act No. 229 specifically prohibits cockfighting, horse racing and jai alai on Rizal Day.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Barangay chair gunned down

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A Barangay captain from Meycauayan town in Bulacan province was gunned down by two motorcycle-riding men at the parking lot of a cockpit arena in Valenzuela City Sunday morning.

Posted: June 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 killed, 34 injured by grenade at cockfight arena

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Celebrations marking the foundation day of a remote village here turned bloody when a man tossed a hand grenade in the midst of the traditional cockfighting, killing two persons and wounding 34 others.

Posted: April 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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