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18 dead in weekend violence in northern Mexico


A series of gunfights left 18 people dead over the weekend in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, which borders the United States and has endured years of drug violence.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suspect in NY slayings arrested in Nicaragua

This undated photo released by the FBI on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, shows Juan Elias Garcia. AP

Nicaraguan police have arrested an alleged MS-13 gang member who recently was added to the Federal Bureau of Inevestigation’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list as a suspect in the 2010 killings of his 19-year-old girlfriend and her toddler son in New York state.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NBP execs checking link between 2 stabbing attacks in Bilibid

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

New Bilibid Prison (NBP) officials are now investigating if there is a link between two consecutive stabbings between inmates on Monday, which left one inmate injured in the first attack and another dead in the second.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

De Lima orders probe into killings at New Bilibid Prison

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Monday she has asked officials at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City to look into the clash between two gangs during a volleyball game that left two prisoners dead and another wounded.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Gov’t urged to solve slay of judges, lawyers


A lawyers’ group has called on the government to resolve with dispatch the most recent murders of judges and legal practitioners, saying that killings done with impunity would have “a chilling effect” on the members of the bar and the bench.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

27 years after Mendiola massacre, groups say impunity lives on

THE SO-CALLED Mendiola massacre, in which at least 12 farmers demanding land reform were killed at the start of the presidency of democracy icon Corazon Aquino, continues to hound the late President’s son, Benigno Aquino III. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Twenty-seven years after the Mendiola massacre, a farmers organization said the killings have continued, with at least 21 farmers and indigenous people murdered in Southern Mindanao under the Aquino administration.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Cops kill 4 Sayyaf bandits in Pata town, Sulu

Abu Sayyaf group. AP FILE PHOTO

Four Abu Sayyaf men were killed Monday in a clash with a police team which was hunting the bandits in Sulu, the Philippine National Police said Tuesday.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bizarre twist in the case of the man buried in cement


It was a bizarre end to a police search for two prime suspects in last week’s killing of a 24-year-old man whose body was found buried in concrete inside his home in San Pedro town, this province.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 more suspects in Kae Davantes robbery-slay nabbed

CLOSURE FOR KAE NBI agents say they prayed before her coffin for help in finding her killers. An arrest made on Friday may be a sign that prayers are being answered.  JOSEPH AGCAOILI

Two more suspects in the Kristelle “Kae” Davantes case are now in the custody of the police after one gave himself up and the other was arrested in the southern part of Metro Manila.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Arrest warrants out for 13 cops in Atimonan ‘rubout’

Department of Justice Sec. Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The regional trial court of Gumaca in Quezon province released Friday the arrest warrants for 13 policemen involved in the infamous “rubout” in Atimonan last January, Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

13 cops in Atimonan slays indicted

Supt. Hansel Marantan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The justice department on Thursday filed multiple murder charges against 13 policemen for the killing of a suspected gambling lord and his companions in Atimonan town, Quezon province, but threw out the same charges against another police officer and 11 soldiers.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mexico City, an oasis tarnished by mass kidnap

In this file photo composite of images taken from flyers made by relatives showing 10 of at least 12 young people who were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after hours bar in Mexico City on May 26, 2013. AP

In recent years, Mexico City has shined as an oasis from the murderous mayhem plaguing parts of the country, a relatively safe place spared by drug cartels.

Posted: August 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gun attacks put police on the spot in Olongapo

Unsolved murders in this city, a major commercial center of Zambales, has alarmed the local government, prompting officials to seek the replacement of the local police chief.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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  2. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  6. Massive infra spending set
  7. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  8. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  9. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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