Tayum shootings may put Abra under Comelec control: poll officer

BANGUED, Abra — A local Commission on Elections (Comelec) official said here Tuesday the result of the Joint Security Coordinating Center (JSCC) investigation on the twin shootings in Tayum town, Abra…

Suspect in Abra town fiesta blast nabbed

BAGUIO CITY — Police operatives arrested on Tuesday one of the three suspects in the past-midnight grenade blast in La Paz town, Abra province early this year, which killed two cops…

Cops still face blank wall on death of Abra town dad

BAGUIO CITY– Authorities are still facing a blank wall in its investigation into the death of Isagani Joson, a first-term councilor of Lagayan town in Abra. In a text message…

5 barangay officials in Abra, two others surrender guns

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Five barangay officials in Abra and two others have voluntarily surrendered their loose firearms to the police stations in their respective towns under the Police Regional Office…

3 suspects in Abra fiesta blast face murder raps

CAMP BADO DANGWA, Benguet — Murder and frustrated murder charges have been filed against three suspected perpetrators of the grenade blast during the La Paz town fiesta in Abra province…

Rebel killed in Abra clash

  MANILA — A New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed in an encounter with government troops in Abra early Sunday. In a statement, Lt. Col. Isagani G. Nato, Northern Luzon…

Abra classes halted for 2018 CARAA

BAGUIO CITY – Majority of the Baguio City delegation to the 2018 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) meet are now off to Abra province, where the sporting competitions will take…

Another NPA rebel yields to Abra police

TABUK CITY, Kalinga — A 22-year-old member of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to government, the Police Regional Office (PRO) here said. Cordillera Regional Director Elmo Francis Sarona identified…

Abra Lawmaker Appeals For Calm and Sobriety Amidst Ex- Vice-Governor’s Killing

BANGUED, Abra — Abra lawmaker Joseph Sto. Nino Bernos appealed to Abrenians for calm and sobriety amidst the killing of former governor Rolando Somera Saturday dawn in Marikina City. Representative…

Abra condemns killing of former vice gov

  BAGUIO CITY — Abreños condemned the killing of Abra’s former vice governor Rolando Somera early morning Saturday in Marikina as they call for justice. Ching Somera, niece of the…

2 drug personalities fall in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — Two persons were arrested after combined anti-narcotics agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cordillera and the local police searched a residence in Abra’s capital town…

“Kwitis” set fire on Abra Electric Cooperative Main Transmission Line

BANGUED, Abra – This landlocked province of the Ilocos has been on a rotating brownout situation since the New Year after a “kwitis” or pyrotechnics material hit the main line…