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Guard kills woman in hostage-taking in Ilocos Norte town mayor’s house

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A woman was stabbed dead on Friday afternoon by a security guard who held hostage six people briefly inside the home of Mayor Gladys Go Que here.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Armed man takes 3 people hostage in Zamboanga City


At least three people were being held hostage by a gun-wielding man inside a house on Sampaguita Road in Barangay Sta. Catalina here since Saturday noon.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Reports of ‘hostage-taking’ at Quezon jail denied by authorities

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At least 40 wives and children of inmates at the Quezon provincial jail here were forced to stay overnight inside prison cells after jail guards locked them in Saturday evening.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man holds 5 kids, nephew hostage after spat with wife, then surrenders

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A man longing for his wife surrendered to the police after he took his five children and one nephew as hostage for four hours in his home in Caloocan City on Sunday evening.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Man takes child hostage in Cavite


A man grabbed an eight-year-old child and has been holding the boy hostage for almost four hours now in Kawit, Cavite, Thursday night.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man stabs wife after taking her, daughter hostages in Cavite

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A man, described by his wife as mentally disturbed, held his family hostages inside their own home in Dasmariñas City in Cavite, on Tuesday.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man nabbed after stabbing mother, holding kin hostage in QC


A young man under the influence of illegal drugs assaulted his mother and even held his kin hostage on Monday morning in Quezon City.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Hostage-taker yields after injuring 2 in QC

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A man allegedly under the influence of drugs surrendered to authorities on Monday morning after taking an infant and at least two others hostage for three hours in Quezon City, Inquirer Radio 990AM said.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

4 hurt in grenade blast after CamSur hostage drama

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Four more people were injured, including a policeman, in a grenade explosion while police were undertaking a clearing operation at the end of the 10-hour hostage taking incident in Barangay (village) San Roque of this town that had left five people dead.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Hostage-taker shot by policemen


A man who wanted to get back at some “bullies” ended up being shot after he took hostages in Manila and ran to Caloocan where, armed with a grenade, he was shot when he refused to surrender to the police following a seven-hour standoff Sunday morning.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Kids overpower hostage-taker

COMPOSITE photo shows policemen securing one of the children held hostage by Rael Aquino (in yellow shirt) for several hours inside a house in Taguig City on Friday. PHOTOS BY RAFFY LERMA

Faced with the prospect of being blown up inside their house in Taguig City, a group of children and their 25-year-old cousin worked together to overpower a man who held them captive for several hours Friday afternoon.   At the end of the hostage drama, it was Rael Aquino, a 29-year-old taho (a popular street [...]

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Cops save woman from knife-wielding hubby


A marital spat that turned into a hostage-taking on Sunday morning spurred the Las Piñas police to call into action its Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Hostage-taker’s killing a judgement call

Police yesterday insisted that the shooting death of a man who took a girl hostage onboard a passenger ferry in the port of Cebu City Wednesday was a “judgement call” of the police officer on the ground.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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