A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late Tuesday following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and showering homemade explosives and glass bottles onto a busy avenue in the city’s main tourist zone.
By Maricar Brizuela
A 28-year-old delivery truck driver died early Wednesday morning in Tondo, Manila, when he used his body to shield relatives from gunshots fired by unidentified men on a motorcycle, police said.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
The reported gunfire at the ground floor of a condominium building on HV de la Costa Street in Salcedo village, Makati city early Tuesday evening was a security guard firing a warning shot over a property dispute, police said.
By Christine O. Avendaño
Who’s got the right man? Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Monday that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and Philippine National Police (PNP) had each tagged a different suspect in the death of seven-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella.
By Marlon Ramos
The drug-crazed man who killed eight people and wounded 12 others in a shooting spree in Kawit, Cavite, last Friday owned two powerful assault rifles and a handgun, an official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Sunday.