Cop freed by NPA rebels in Zambo

MANILA, Philippines – New People’s Army (NPA) rebels have released a police officer abducted during a police station raid in Zamboanga del Sur a month ago, the military said.

3 hurt in Davao landmine blast

MANILA, Philippines – Two government soldiers and a civilian were injured in a landmine explosion in Sitio Maripon, Paradise Embac, Paquibato District, Davao City Wednesday morning, the military said.

Reyes brothers on Interpol wanted list

MANILA, Philippines – Former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes and his brother, Coron Mayor Mario Reyes Jr., are now in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) wanted list for failing to surface despite the issuance of arrest warrants for the murder of broadcaster and environmental advocate Dr. Gerry Ortega, the victim’s family said Tuesday.

Woman allegedly raped, killed by neighbor

MANILA, Philippines – A woman was found dead inside her house in Calamba, Laguna, police said on Wednesday.

N. Mindanao residents warned of floods

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council has released general flood advisories warning residents of Northern Mindanao of massive flooding.

Suspects in Capiz vice mayor's slay face raps

MANILA, Philippines – A criminal complaint for murder was filed with the Department of Justice (DOJ) against those alleged to have been responsible for the killing of Mambusao, Capiz Vice Mayor Abel Martinez last May 4.

2 killed, 26 hurt in STAR tollway bus accident

BATANGAS, Philippines (UPDATE) - A 27-year-old mother and her 2-year-old son died while 26 others were injured in a vehicular accident along the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Tollway on Wednesday morning.

US nuke submarine in Subic irks Bayan

MANILA, Philippines - The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan on Wednesday criticized the entry of a United States nuclear-powered attack submarine in the former Subic Naval Base in Zambales.

Grandma killed in Camarines Norte

An elderly woman was strangled to death using a metal wire in Labo, Camarines Norte.

2 killed by lightning in Quezon

Two men died after they were struck by lightning in Sariaya, Quezon.