Sinkhole draws crowd in Cebu

MANILA, Philippines – A big sinkhole in a farm lot in Dumanhug town, Cebu continues to draw onlookers from neighboring towns of Barili and Ronda.

Househelper linked to Cebu fire

MANILA, Philippines – Police are hunting for a household helper who was linked to a fire that hit a residential home in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City on Wednesday.

Bigcas ready to face raps for Davao shootout

MANILA, Philippines – Mindanao-based car dealer and alleged smuggler Lynard Allan Bigcas said on Wednesday that he is ready to face the consequences of his actions in relation to a shooting incident in Davao City.

Leak from pipeline triggers oil spill in La Union

A leaked pipeline triggered an oil spill in San Fernando City, La Union on Tuesday noon. Authorities have yet to determine the amount of oil that spilled into the sea. Oil spill booms have been set up to prevent the oil from spreading.  - Umagang Kay Ganda, February 22 2012

Passenger jumps off ship in Iloilo

MANILA, Philippines – A man drowned after allegedly jumping off a ship in the waters of Iloilo on Tuesday.

Student killed in Gingoog road crash

MANILA, Philippines – A 10-wheeler truck collided with a multicab, killing one passenger on Wednesday morning in Gingoog City.

Whirlwind destroys 22 houses in Negros

A whirlwind destroyed 22 houses in Barangay Bantayan, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental on Monday. Residents said the strong wind also carried hailstones. Electricity supply in the area was disrupted due to the incident. – Umagang Kay Ganda, Febraury 22 2012

Suspect in Laguna teacher slay falls

LAGUNA, Philippines – A suspect in the murder of a public school teacher in Victoria, Laguna last February 17 has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Fire hits police armory in GenSan

MANILA, Philippines – A fire broke out at a police headquarters in General Santos City Wednesday noon.

Oil spill in La Union due to leak from pipeline

MANILA, Philippines – A leak from a pipeline caused the oil spill in La Union on Tuesday afternoon.