Court orders arrest of Grace Padaca

MANILA, Philippines – A warrant for the arrest of former Isabela Governor Grace Padaca has been issued by the 5th division of the Sandiganbayan.

Cebu fire razes nearly 200 homes

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 200 houses were razed in a fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City, Cebu on Wednesday.

Soldier kills couple in Bulacan

MANILA, Philippines – A couple was shot dead by a soldier who ran amok in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan late evening Tuesday.

Man stabs wife dead in Davao City

MANILA, Philippines – A man stabbed his wife dead in Davao City after allegedly having enough of her debt problems.

Diarrhea kills 4, downs 70 in CamSur

MANILA, Philippines  Four people have died from diarrhea in the province of Camarines Sur, according to health officials.

4 dead, 4 hurt in SCTEX mishap

MANILA, Philippines – Four people were killed while 4 others were hurt in a road accident at the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) in the vicinity of Porac, Pampanga Tuesday afternoon.

Officers charged in Basilan clash plead not guilty

MANILA, Philippines – Four officers of the Philippine Army, who are facing charges over the deaths of 19 Special Forces soldiers and injuries to 14 others in Basilan last October, pleaded not guilty to the charges of violation of Articles of War during Tuesday’s arraignment.

Court orders arrest of Mendiola slay suspects

MANILA, Philippines – A court in Dasmariñas City, Cavite on Tuesday ordered the arrest of 4 suspects in the murders of star witness Alfred Mendiola and 2 others last May 6.

Court employees throw support for Corona

MANILA, Philippines – Court employees across the country expressed support for Chief Justice Renato Corona, who took the witness stand in his impeachment trial on Tuesday.

22 SK chairmen hospitalized in Palawan

MANILA, Philippines – Twenty-two Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairmen were rushed to the hospital Tuesday morning in Palawan after complaining of severe stomach ache.