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Bullet for breakfast

A man was shot dead while having breakfast with his family inside his home in Quezon City yesterday morning. Case investigator PO2 Marlon dela Vega identified the victim as Gelan Pasawilan, 29, a native of Cotabato City. He died on the spot due to a lone bullet wound in the chest.  Read More »

Fil-Am nabbed for gun

Manila, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BoC) stopped a Filipino-American from leaving the country last Tuesday after an unlicensed firearm was found inside his luggage. Ismael Bulatao, 59, was held at the initial security inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1. Bulatao was supposed to check in for a flight back to the US aboard a Korean Airlines flight... 

Boy brings gun to school

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – An 11-year-old boy caught with a gun at school told administrators he brought the weapon to defend himself in case of an attack similar to the mass school shooting last week in Connecticut, school officials said Tuesday. The boy was being held in juvenile detention on suspicion of possessing a dangerous weapon and aggravated assault after other students at the... 


Soldier held for grenade possession By MITCH ARCEO and ELENA ABEN Manila, Philippines – A couple wanted to spend their second honeymoon at a five-star hotel in Pasay City on Monday, but instead landed in a police station. PFC Adonis Vicente, 29, assigned at the 21st Infantry Batallion of the Philippine Army (PA), was brought to the Pasay police station after depositing his firearm... 

Shooting kills 1, 2 wounded

LUCENA CITY, Quezon – A 22-year-old man was shot dead while his two friends were injured when three men fired gunshots at them inside a video bar situated at M.L. Tagarao Street, this city, Thursday midnight. Police identified the fatality as Angelo Ramos while wounded were Aries Cadavillo, 23, single, electrician, and Ariel Frias, 37, electrician, all residents of Granja Street,... 

Couple slain

Manila, Philippines – A couple was shot dead before noon yesterday by a still unidentified assailant in Pasig City.  Read More »

Motorcycle-riding men kill 2

By JEFFREY G. DAMICOG Manila, Philippines – Two men were killed by riding in tandem gunmen aboard a motorcycle in Quezon City Friday afternoon. One of the victims was identified by the police as tricycle driver Ramon Caringal, 53, a resident of Katarungan St., Barangay Commonwealth, Quezon City. Caringal suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the body and died on the spot.  Read More »

Asingan village councilor shot dead

CAMP BGEN OSCAR FLORENDO, La Union ­- An incumbent barangay councilor died after he was gunned down by unidentified motorcycle riding in tandem suspects along the road in Barangay Macalong, Asingan, Pangasinan Thursday morning, a belated report said here. Incoming search terms:RIDING IN TANDEM (1) Read More »

Minor slain

Manila, Philippines – A 16-year-old out of school youth was gunned down by three unidentified male suspects inside a basketball court in his neighborhood in Katarungan Ext., Brgy. Commonwealth in Quezon City Tuesday night. Police said Carlo, Morales, 16, of 5297 Bolora St. died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds in his head, shoulders and arms. He was shot at close range... 

4 slain in school shootings

TOULOUSE, France (AP) – A gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bus then chased down a 7-year-old girl, shooting her dead at point-blank range. Authorities said the same weapon, a powerful .45-caliber handgun, was used in two other recent shootings in southwestern France, also involving an assailant...