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Bus driver suffers stroke while waiting for Pacquiao fight to start

A middle-aged bus driver died quite suddenly on Sunday in Quezon City as he was waiting for the match of boxing champ Manny Pacquiao.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

NYC inmate ‘baked to death’ in cell

In this March 12, 2014 photo, a picture of Jerome Murdough is held by his mother Alma Murdough left, and sister Cheryl Warner at Alma Murdough's home in the Queens borough of New York. Jerome Murdough, a mentally ill, homeless former Marine arrested for sleeping in the roof landing of a New York City public housing project during one of the coldest recorded winters in city history, died last month in a Rikers Island jail cell that multiple city officials say was at least 100 degrees when his body was discovered. Murdough, 56, was found dead in his cell in a mental observation unit in the early hours of Feb. 15, after excessive heat, believed to be caused by an equipment malfunction, redirected it’s flow to his upper-level cell, the officials said. AP

A mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month “basically baked to death” in a jail cell that overheated to more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius), a New York City official tells The Associated Press.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Peru’s ex-President Fujimori has stroke, is stable

Jailed former President Alberto Fujimori, photographed through a glass window, leaves a courtroom at a police base on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Fujimori, who is already serving 25 years following previous convictions, is now being tried for allegedly diverting government funds to finance newspapers that backed his successful run for a third term. AP

Doctors say former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in stable condition with some loss of control of his left arm.

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

Stroke patient with 5 children needs help


Robert Dazo Samiana, 40, who had been pulling double duty as a barangay tanod (watchman) and electrician on-call to support his live-in partner and their five kids, suffered a stroke when he arrived home from work on August 14.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Vidal in stable condition

ARCHBISHOP Emeritus of Cebu Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is in stable condition after he suffered a mini stroke last Tuesday.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »