Pampanga quake death toll rises to 15; search for survivors still on

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—The death toll from the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that hit parts of Luzon on Monday rose to 15 as rescuers scramble to find the missing persons believed…

Quake-damaged EAC building in Manila not safe for occupancy: DPWH

MANILA — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Tuesday asked occupants of the Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) building in Manila to vacate, following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that…

2 drug personalities slain in Pampanga

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — Two drug personalities were killed during a buy-bust operation in Barangay San Isidro, Bacolor, Pampanga Thursday. Pampanga police acting director, Senior Supt. Nicolas Salvador only identified the…

Pampanga town declares state of calamity

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — The municipality of Sto. Tomas in this province was placed under state of calamity due to flooding caused by the enhanced southwest monsoon. The Sangguniang…

Mother of 2 drug suspects nabbed for trying to bribe cops

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — A woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to bribe personnel of Cabanatuan City Police Station in exchange of her two sons’ release over illegal drugs offense Tuesday.…

CHED to probe death of college student

MANILA — An official of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is calling for an in-depth investigation into the death of a college student in Pampanga. In a statement on…

High-value target falls, yields P2.5-M worth of shabu in Pampanga

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — At least PHP2.5 million worth of shabu and two pistols were seized from a drug personality following the implementation of a search warrant by agents of Philippine…

Pampanga town police chief nabbed for extortion

MANILA — In line with efforts to eliminate scalawags from the force, the operatives of the PNP-Counter Intelligence Task Force (PNP-CITF) arrested the police chief of Sasmuan town in Pampanga for…

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PAF’s FA-50PH force now at 6

MANILA — As of Wednesday morning, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is the proud owner of six brand-new FA-50PH “Fighting Eagle” jet fighters. This was after FA-50PHs jet aircraft, with…

PNP nabs ex-mayor, village chief, 3 others for guns, illegal drugs

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has arrested a former mayor of Arayat, Pampanga, an incumbent barangay chair, and three others for illegal possession of guns and illegal drugs.…

PDEA files graft raps vs Pampanga mayors over sale of pigs from Magalang ‘shabu’ lab

MANILA — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has filed graft and corruption charges against local officials of Pampanga before the Office of the Ombudsman in relation to the sale…

Cop involved in abduction of S. Korean businessman surrenders to NBI

MANILA — The police officer allegedly involved in the kidnapping of a South Korean national in Angeles City, Pampanga last year surrendered to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). In…

58 villages in Central Luzon remain flooded

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — Despite the improved weather condition, the effect of typhoon Lawin which battered Luzon on Thursday is still being felt in some parts of the…