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HPG major nabbed for extortion

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) based in Canada lost her Mitsubishi Pajero to thieves last November in Pasay City. But her ordeal did not stop there. Ma. April Ochenta was duped into coughing up P70,000 by a rouge police officer so that investigation can start for the stolen vehicle. And as if this was not […]

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Ex-cop gunned down in Pasay

A former member of the Philippine National Police was gunned down by two motorcycle-riding gunmen while driving his passenger tricycle in Pasay City Saturday. Police identified the victim as Darwin Cruz, 44, of Barangay 64, Pasay. Investigation showed that the incident occurred at around 3:45 p.m. in front of a fast food chain on Arnaiz […]

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6 family members killed in Caloocan fire

Six members of a family were killed while another was injured in a fire that hit a house in Caloocan City early yesterday morning. Supt. Stephen Requina, city fire marshal, identified the victims as Maricel Roxas, 33; Robert Basas, 10; Edwardo Roxas, 8; a certain Langoy Basas, 4; Niño Basas, 3; and JP Basas, 2, […]

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Truck falls into ‘sinkhole’ in Manila

A 14-wheel truck loaded with 16 tons of sand collapsed under its own weight and fell into an alleged five-foot deep “sinkhole” in Manila before dawn yesterday. Michael Lagco, truck driver, said they were on their way to Baywalk in Manila from Pampanga to deliver tons of sand for the Manila Bay rehabilitation when the […]

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Angat Dam breaches 160-meter critical level

The Angat Dam, which is Metro Manila’s main water supplier, breached its 160-meter critical level for domestic water supply yesterday morning, prompting the National Water Resources Board to further reduce allocation sourced from the reservoir to 36 cubic meters per second from 40 cms. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration monitoring as of 6 […]

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EPD director Tambungan sacked for assaulting lady cop

Police Brig. Gen. Christopher Tambungan, Eastern Police District director, was administratively relieved from his post for allegedly assaulting a lady cop last month, the National Capital Region Police Office said revealed last night. NCRPO director Police Major Gen. Guillermo Eleazar ordered Tambungan’s relief. According to Eleazar, Tambungan hit Police Corporal April Santiago in the head […]

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