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A private driver was abducted in Quezon City Thursday morning and was released hours later in Laguna province after his captors realized that they had seized the wrong man, according to Quezon City Police District director Chief Supt. Richard Albano.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Gunshot alerts police to burglars; 2 killed


Two of three burglars were killed in a shoot-out with the police who became aware of their presence after one of the thieves accidentally fired his gun as they were trying to break into a house in Quezon City before dawn Tuesday.

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Conspiracy eyed in Atimonan shooting

A member of the NBI fornensic team examines one of the bullet riddled SUV at the Municipal Police Station in Atimonan, Quezon where 13 people were  killed in an alleged 'shootout' with police and military at a checkpoint last January 6.INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

The National Bureau of Investigation has found that the killing of 13 people at a joint police-military checkpoint in Atimonan, Quezon province, on Jan. 6 was a “conspiracy,” and decided to bring criminal charges against the policemen and soldiers involved.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Aquino reiterates support for Ochoa despite Quezon shooting controversy

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa file photo

President Aquino sees no reason to doubt Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, the administration’s anticrime czar whose name has been dragged into the police killing of 13 alleged criminals in Atimonan, Quezon, on Jan. 6.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Defy illegal orders, PNP chief tells policemen

PNP Director General  Alan Purisima. FILE PHOTO

PNP Director General Alan Purisima reminded policemen of these basic tenets as the 148,000-strong force prepared to mark its 22nd anniversary on Sunday, under a new brand: “Serbisyong Makatotohanan (Genuine Service).”

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »