SOCO: The murder of the sampaguita girl

Coming from a poor family, Rochelle Geronda or Cesil learned how to fend for herself at a very young age. She was only in second grade when she began selling sampaguitas at a church in Los Baños, Laguna. Whatever little amount she earned, she gave to her mother.

Man found hanging from a tree

Sa Parañaque, natagpuang nakasabit sa puno ang isang lalaki.  Sa Antipolo City naman ay patay ang isang lalake ng pagtatagain ng kainuman. Nagpa-Patrol, Bettina Magsaysay. TV Patrol, Agosto 26, 2012, Linggo

SOCO: The invisible cult

Alberto “Bong” Solomon is a native of Nueva Ecija. He was 15 years old when when he relocated to Quiapo, Manila. There, he met his wife and later on fathered four children.

SOCO: A son's wrath

73-year-old Pedro De Vera has been a widower for years.  When most of his children got married, he was left at their home in Barangay Aponit, San Carlos City, Pangasinan with only his youngest son, Jerry, to accompany him.

SOCO: Ang tiyo at ang nobyo

Around ten in the evening of February 28 this year, a distraught boy arrived at the Martin’s residence in Barangay Palimbo Proper, Camiling, Tarlac. 

SOCO: Leap of faith

The promise of salvation and an everlasting life. This is what Antonio Dumala Faelnar used to lure members to his sect, known as the Global Empire Covenant and Divine Government, with headquarters based in Marikina. Antonio, also known as “Chief” to his members, is the founder and leader of the said sect.

Gus Abelgas sings on 'Bandila'

Nagsimula bilang defense reporter noong dekada 80. Lumipat sa TV at nakilala para sa kanyang ilang dekada nang pagko-cover ng police beat. Siya ang mukha ng top-rating show na "SOCO." Gus Abelgas, live! Bandila, Hulyo 19, 2012, Huwebes

'SOCO' moves to earlier timeslot

ABS-CBN News Reporter Gus Abelgas talks about the transfer to a new timeslot of the top-rating ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs program "SOCO".


Smart and studious. This is how his parents described 15-year-old Rowel Cruz.  The youngest among four siblings, Rowel was his family's favorite.

Man jumps to death from Manila building

MANILA, Philippines – A still unidentified man was killed after he allegedly jumped off a building in Binondo, Manila on Saturday.