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Man arrested for beating partner’s two-year-old son to death in Batangas

SAN PEDRO CITY- A man was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly beating to death the two-year-old son of his live-in partner in Rosario town in Batangas province. Rosario police chief Chief Inspector Rodel Ban-o, in a phone interview, said the suspect John Ross Alaro, a construction worker, would be charged with murder for killing his partner's child, Miko Basila, in their home in Barangay Maligaya around 9:30 a.m. Friday. "The child's mother was away for work at that time. When we interviewed (Alaro), he said he was just trying to discipline the child," Ban-o said. According to police, bruises found on the child's body showed he was "kicked" in the chest. Ban-o said it was...Keep on reading: Man arrested for beating partner’s two-year-old son to death in Batangas.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 25th, 2018

AWOL cop, pal held for gun, drugs

CAMP Malvar, Batangas -- An inactive 35-year-old policeman and his jobless partner were arrested by authorities in Bgy. Libjo, Batangas City, provincial PIO chief Insp. Hazel P. Luma-ang Suarez said the other day. Acting Batangas police director Senior Supt. Alden Bacarra Delvo identified the suspects as Kristofferson Driz Reyes, alias….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

NAIROBI, Kenya – A Kenyan court has sentenced a 24-year-old beauty queen to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times, drawing criticism from rights groups who called the punishment "inhumane". Ruth Kamande, who won a prison beauty pageant while awaiting trial, slashed her partner Farid Mohammed, 24, to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

Man yields live bullets during search, arrested

CAMP Gen Miguel Malvar, Batangas -- A 68-year-old man was arrested for possession of live bullets during implementation of a search warrant at his residence in Bgy. Pinagtungulan, San Jose town, on Saturday. Batangas police director Senior Supt. Edwin Aguilan Quilates identified the suspect as Marcelo Garcia Silva. Quilates said….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Student pushed to death during safety drill in India

NEW DELHI, India – Indian police have arrested a drill instructor who pushed a university student from the second floor of a building to her death during a bungled training exercise, officials said Friday, July 13. Horrified onlookers watched as the 19-year-old struck a concrete landing after being shoved off ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Slain Tanauan mayor Antonio Halili buried

BATANGAS, Philippines (UPDATED) – Slain Tanauan City mayor Antonio Halili was buried late Sunday afternoon, July 8, at the Loyola Gardens of Tanauan in Batangas. The 72-year-old Halili was shot to death last July 2, during the singing of the national anthem in a flag ceremony at the city hall. (READ: ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Suspect who shot laborer dead nabbed

ROXAS City, Capiz – The suspect in the shooting to death of a 34-year-old construction worker at Brgy. Dinginan here Friday morning was arrested in Leganes, Iloilo. The victim, Roland Divinagracia of Brgy. Sibaguan here, succumbed to five gunshot wounds in the body. According to Divinagracia’s wife Jonalyn, the victim was bringing their son to […] The post Suspect who shot laborer dead nabbed appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

QCPD to file murder raps vs 2 detainees in co-inmate’s death

THE Quezon City Police District (QCPD) is set to file murder charges against two detainees of the Novaliches Police Station for allegedly beating up their fellow inmate Genesis Argoncillo after he was arrested on the night of June 15 for being shirtless. A report from the QCPD Criminal Investigation and….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

After Tisoy’s death, Kiko calls for suspension of crackdown vs tambays

Senator Kiko Pangilinan joined calls for the suspension of the crackdown against loiterers or "tambays" after the "senseless death" of a 22-year-old inmate in Novaliches, Quezon City. "That is a step in the right direction but it should also lead to suspending the questionable campaign to go after tambays," Pangilinan said in a text message on Friday. The senator made the remark when sought for comment on the Quezon City Police's announcement that they would file charges against two detainees allegedly involved in the killing of Genesis Argoncillo a.k.a "Tisoy." READ:Fellow detainees to face charges for death of 'Tisoy' -- QCPD Argoncillo was among those reportedly arrested d...Keep on reading: After Tisoy’s death, Kiko calls for suspension of crackdown vs tambays.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

CHR probes death of ‘tambay’ in jail

The Commission on Human Rights has started an investigation on the death last Tuesday of a 22-year-old man who was arrested in an anti-loitering operation of local policemen in Quezon City last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

82-year-old woman, 2 others nabbed in Batangas drug bust

BATANGAS CITY, Philippines – Three suspects considered as big-time drug personalities were arrested in an operation of the Batangas police and the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) in this city on Tuesday night, June 19. Police identified the suspects as Danilo Aguilus Ramos alias Kalbo, 32; Circoncicion Albotra Andal alias ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Death in drug war aborts a Father’s Day date for 4 kids

  In a small multipurpose hall in Sta. Cruz, Manila, where the shanties and houses rattle every now and then as trains pass through the neighborhood, Alexander Dimalanta's family mourns his death so close to Fathers' Day.   On June 14, the 25-year-old tricycle driver was shot dead inside the Manila North Cemetery after allegedly shooting it out with police officers during a drug buy-bust operation.   Dimalanta left behind a widow and their four young children, who remember him as a loving dad.   "I still don't know how to even begin, let alone explain to them, that their father is gone," Dimalanta's partner, Michelle, 25, said. "To be orphaned...Keep on reading: Death in drug war aborts a Father’s Day date for 4 kids.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Homicide suspect arrested

CAMP Gen. Miguel Malvar, Batangas -- A 38-year-old homicide suspect was arrested by authorities in Bgy. San Jose Sico, Batangas City, provincial police chief PIO Senior Insp. Hazel P. Luma-ang said on Wednesday. Acting Batangas police director Senior Supt. Edwin Aguilan Quilates identified the suspect as Donald Manalo Balbastro, of….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Filipino at large for brutal murder in So. California

LOS ANGELES -- Police are looking for a Filipino man accused with three others of brutally beating to death a 20-year-old father in Azusa, California. Matthew Martin Capiendo Luzon, 21, was charged with murder, robbery, and kidnapping on Thursday, May 31, in connection with the death of Julian Hamori-Andrade. Three other men ---Hercules Balaskas, Jacob Elmendorf, and Francisco Amigon, all 19 ---are already being held by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on suspicion of the same crimes, according to a report by KTLA News. Luzon also uses the aliases Matthew Martin, Matt Martin, and Matt Luzon. He is described as a 220-lb. Filipino man, 5 feet 6 inches tall. He has br...Keep on reading: Filipino at large for brutal murder in So. California.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Elf closed van kills worker

STO. Tomas, Batangas -- A 54-year-old construction worker died after being hit by a van while walking along the highway in Bgy. Santiago, here, Wednesday night. Case investigators SPO1 Joel Banta and PO2 Karlo Castillo identified the fatality as Rudy Narezz, with live-in partner, a native of Ragay, Camarines Sur….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Man hacks sister to death, ma hurt

A MAN believed to mentally-disturbed attacked his mother and sister early morning of May 27, 2018, in Hamtic, Antique. The suspect, Paul Vincent Geronimo, 24, of Barangay Funda, was immediately arrested after the incident. The hacking episode claimed the life of the suspect’s sister, 21-year old Quennie Alcantara, a Hotel and Restaurant Management student at […] The post Man hacks sister to death, ma hurt appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Suspect in Marawi businesswoman slay nabbed in CamSur

The suspect in the killing of a 25-year-old businesswoman from Marawi City was arrested in a follow-up operation by the Pasig City Police in Camarines Sur province on Thursday morning.   Eastern Police District director Chief Supt. Reynaldo Biay and chief Senior Supt. Orlando Yebra Jr., of Pasig City Police, presented to the media Abner Querubin, 31, a fruit stand helper at the Pasig Mega market---the main suspect in the killing of Sohiama Macarumpir, 25, last May 19.   Biay said Querubin was arrested while waiting for his live-in partner Elsa de Silva at a bus terminal at Barangay May-Ogob, Ocampo, Camarines Sur around 6:30 am.   De Silva earlier sought ...Keep on reading: Suspect in Marawi businesswoman slay nabbed in CamSur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

PBA: Ta-try kong kunin –- Guevarra on eyeing 5th Slam dunk title

BATANGAS CITY –- Phoenix high-flyer Rey Guevarra just got his fourth Slam Dunk title in five years Friday. Once again, the 31-year old forward dazzled the crowd that trooped the Batangas City Sports Coliseum here to watch the 2018 PBA All-Star Games with his aerial display of athleticism, which included a slam dunk over a man and a motorcycle. Currently, Guevarra is just a title away from tying the feat of legendary Slam Dunk contest phenom KG Canaleta. Now, the question is, will the Letran product gun to equal Canaleta’s five titles?     “In God’s time,” he answered, when asked about shooting for Canaleta’s record, which the current Meralco veteran did in 2005-2007, 2010 and 2012. “Tingnan ko kung kaya ko pa next year.” Guevarra, who made a three-peat from 2014 to 2016 before relinquishing his throne to Chris Newsome of Meralco last year, bested Renz Palma in the sudden death, 40-39, after a 75-75 deadlock in the final round.     Definitely, there is no stopping Guevarra.    “Kung mabigyan ako ng chance siyempre pupunta ako talaga, ta-try kong kunin (ulit ang title),” he said.       --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

Helio, Danica move on; Hinchcliffe is bumped from Indy 500

By Michael Marot, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar's marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair. Helio Castroneves, seeking a redemptive record-tying fourth victory, was fastest around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick was fast, too, and she averaged 227.610 mph to snag the ninth and final spot in the next round of qualifying, the Fast Nine. But this was a full field for the first time in years, and it meant two drivers weren't making next Sunday's show. Never did the renewed bumping expect to be a threat to James Hinchcliffe, one of IndyCar's top drivers, a popular Canadian, and a celebrity from his stint as runner-up on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" show. Add in this is the final Indy 500 on ABC, ending a partnership that started in 1965 and is second in sports only to CBS and the Masters. The network has been a strong partner for tiny IndyCar, and it helped turn Hinchcliffe and Castroneves into crossover stars. And no one expected trouble for Pippa Mann, a perennial presence in the Indy 500. The British driver spends her entire year working to raise the money to run the Indy 500. Yet after a day of bumping, it was Hinchcliffe and Mann who were surprisingly sidelined. "It was devastating in every way possible," said Hinchcliffe, who is fifth in the IndyCar standings and a full-time series racer for an anchor team. "We came here with big expectations and high hopes. We didn't have Fast Nine speed but we didn't think we'd miss the race. "It's Indy and we finally have bumping again and everyone was thrilled about it. Well, I'm a lot less thrilled about it." Hinchcliffe nearly lost his life at Indy in a 2015 crash in which he was pierced in an artery and would have bled to death if not for IndyCar's standard-setting medical staff. He missed the race that year, but otherwise is a staple of the series. Mann is a one-off. Without her in the field, the Indy 500 will have just one woman, Patrick, at the time her return to American open wheel's crown jewel event is being celebrated. Patrick is retiring after this Indy 500, her first since 2011 because of a brief and unsuccessful move to NASCAR. Back for the second leg of a farewell in "The Danica Double" she's bookended Indy with the Daytona 500 on a two-race goodbye tour. There's a chance IndyCar could intervene. The standard is 33 cars, but the Indy 500 is the only race that matters to the IndyCar elite and it had a 35 car field in 1997. So the hand-wringing could be real as purists wonder if Tony George, head of the family that owns all things-Indy, can force an exception to get Hinchcliffe and Mann in the field. "Should they just start everyone? To me, I'm definitely a traditionalist," said Ed Carpenter, son of George and the owner of Patrick's car. "As tough as it is to watch a guy like Hinch, who has had great moments here, really tough moments, I feel for him, I feel for Pippa. We've all worked very hard to be here. I really feel for them. "At the same time, Indianapolis, that's part of the lure of what makes this race so special and important to all of us. Growing up around this event, seeing years where Team Penske struggled and missed the race, Bobby Rahal missed the race one year, it's happened to great teams." What happens with Hinchcliffe and Mann next is anyone's guess. Hinchcliffe has the sponsorship that could likely buy someone's seat. Mann needs a miracle in the field being expanded. Hinchcliffe understood options were being explored, but wasn't asking for favors. "Nobody screwed us. The system didn't fail us. We failed us," Hinchcliffe said. "We just have to do better. I know this team is capable of better. We are better than this, I know that. Everybody in the garage knows that. We deserve to be in this race. Just not this year." Meanwhile Patrick would have been content qualifying with something in the middle of the pack. Instead, her four-lap average around the track earned her a slot among the nine drivers who will shoot it out Sunday for the pole. Her Chevrolet from Carpenter is fast, and Carpenter was second only to Castroneves. She's now guaranteed a starting spot in the first three rows of her final Indy 500. "I have high expectations for doing well here," said Patrick, the only woman to lead laps in the Indy 500 and Daytona 500. "But to think that I was going to come back and be in the Fast Nine right off the bat, I mean, I'm going to tell you ... I definitely am relieved." It was jubilation for Castroneves, who posted the best four-lap average of 228.919 mph to make a statement in the Penske Racing "Yellow Submarine." Castroneves is a wildly popular Brazilian seeking a record-tying fourth victory. He's been sidelined to sports cars this season by Penske, but he's back home again in a car as bright and familiar at Indy as Castroneves' yellow suit from his winning stint on "Dancing With The Stars." He's a threat to win the pole, and maybe even the race. Over the last 17 years, he has turned Indy's tricky 2.5-mile oval into his personal proving ground. In addition to the three wins, he's won four poles and had three runner-up finishes with Roger Penske's powerhouse team. All 33 spots for the May 27 race will be set Sunday. All three of Castroneves' teammates — 2016 series champion Simon Pagenaud, 2014 series champ Will Power and defending series champ Josef Newgarden — made the final nine. Pagenaud was third at 228.304, Power was fourth at 228.194 and Newgarden was seventh at 228.049. Scott Dixon and Sebastien Bourdais are the only Honda drivers in the shootout. Bourdais, who drives for Dale Coyne Racing, was fifth at 228.090. Dixon, of New Zealand and the star for Chip Ganassi, was eighth at 227.782......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Boy, 2, beaten to death by guardian in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY --- For beating a two-year-old boy to death, a woman has been charged for murder in San Fabian town in Pangasinan province, police said on Friday (May 18).   Glaiza Silva, 31, repeatedly hit the boy with a bamboo stick and then punched him until he passed out in Angio village on May 13, said Chief Inspector Arvin Jacob, San Fabian police chief.   Silva brought the boy to the town's health center claiming the boy fell down their stairs. Health workers took the boy to the Region 1 Medical Center here, where a doctor declared him dead on arrival.   Doctors informed the police that the contusions on the boy appeared to have come from a beating. ...Keep on reading: Boy, 2, beaten to death by guardian in Pangasinan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Mac Cardona arrested for stabbing live-in partner

Professional basketball player Mac Cardona was arrested after stabbing his live-in partner in their Makati City condominium early on Saturday. In a report submitted to Senior Supt. Gerardo Umayao, Makati police chief, the 37-year-old cager, whose real name is Mark Reynan Mikesell Cardona, rushed a wounded Bianca Nicole Jackes to Makati Medical Center at around 5 a.m. Jacket told police that they earlier had a "heated argument over their differences" while inside their condo unit on Malugay Street, Barangay San Antonio. Cardona then got a knife and stabbed her in her left arm. READ:Cardona makes PBA return with GlobalPort: 'I feel like a rookie again' Cardona is currently ...Keep on reading: Mac Cardona arrested for stabbing live-in partner.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018