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Dead bodies are usually found in the morning, without a pool of blood around them – suggesting that the killers collected the blood
More than 30,000 people sign a petition supporting him after his arrest
Oleg Sokolov was arrested last year after he was hauled out of the freezing Moika River in Saint Petersburg drunk with a backpack containing a woman's arms
The hornets, which are native to East Asia and Japan, don't usually attack people, but they are known for decimating honeybee colonies. In Japan, some 30 to 50 people die each year from their venomous and excruciating sting.
'Murder Most Foul' is Dylan's latest original song since the 2012 album 'Tempest'
(UPDATED) Rodolfo Salas is released Wednesday, March 18, after posting a P200,000 bail
President Rodrigo Duterte says his 'heart bleeds' for overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East
The 28-year-old is given a non-parole period of 17 years for strangling Grace Millane in December 2018 in a case that shocked New Zealand
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says the total deployment ban will stay until terms of a 2018 labor deal with Kuwait are incorporated in standard contracts for all Filipino workers
'But I'm contemplating yelling 'bombs away' on the game like I'm outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting,' Eminem sings in his controversial song, 'Unaccommodating'
(UPDATED) 'I had to do it for the sake of society,' says Satoshi Uematsu, a former employee of the care center outside Tokyo
The judge finds 'evidence of guilt of each of the accused to be strong'
Cleared in January 2018 by a different composition of the Court of Appeals, former Palawan governor Joel Reyes faces trial again for the murder of Gerry Ortega
Edgardo Luib, convicted of murder and frustrated murder, points to Dominic Sytin's brother Dennis as mastermind. Dennis is at large.
After a decade, a court is scheduled to render a judgment on the Ampatuan massacre. Lawyer Nena Santos expects a guilty verdict for the principal accused.
Guess the case isn't closed just yet – A 'Murder Mystery 2' is in the works!
(UPDATED) 'I still seek justice. I want to know what happened to his body. I want his friends to be released from jail. I want those in power to be held accountable for their actions,' says Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz.
Helena Kennedy, a British lawyer assisting the UN probe into Khashoggi's death, says recordings she had heard from inside the kingdom's mission in Turkey referred to the Saudi critic as a 'sacrificial animal'
After the main witness recants his testimony and goes missing, the Malabon Regional Trial Court says there is insufficient evidence to convict Ruby Rose's estranged husband and father-in-law
The 6-month investigation found strong indications that police were outsourcing killings
'I get all the responsibility, because it happened under my watch,' says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Two other convicts in the infamous murder case – Alberto Caño and Ariel Balansag – have already surrendered
The Philippine National Police is preparing to ask the International Criminal Police Organization to issue a red notice against exiled communist leader Joma Sison
It turns out James Anthony Uy was also released on good conduct time allowance, but the DOJ says he and Josman Aznar are expected to surrender
(UPDATED) Satur Ocampo, a co-accused, is excluded in the warrant because of an earlier bail grant by the Supreme Court
The family of the late congressman Rodel Batocabe opposes the grant of bail to former Daraga mayor Carlwyn Baldo, calling him a 'flight risk'
The wife of rape and murder convict Antonio Sanchez says they won't pay the families of Eileen Sarmenta and Allan Gomez because the former mayor is 'innocent'
The convict's former lawyer, who is now spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte, does not see anything wrong with it
Former Daraga Mayor Carlwyn 'Awin' Baldo is set to be released on Monday after a Legazpi City court allowed him to post bail
(UPDATED) 'This travesty of justice is condemnable!' Senate President Vicente Sotto seethes on Twitter, following reports that the Bureau of Corrections released convicts in high-profile cases
(UPDATED) The senator says the release order was signed by somebody else, when the only person authorized to sign it was Bureau of Corrections Director Nicanor Faeldon
'Sa tignin niyo papayag si Pangulong Duterte na may backer sa ganung krimen? Heinous crimes? Definitely, wala pong sinasabing backer,' says Senator Christopher 'Bong' Go
Ano ang epekto ng RA 10592 kay convicted murderer-rapist na si Antonio Sanchez?
'Parang walang katinuan ang mga taong humalay at pumatay sa mga mahal namin sa buhay,' Mrs Illuminada Gomez recalls the heinous crime committed 26 years ago
But, says Justice Secretary Guevarra, if someone is denied clemency, he can still qualify for early release based on good conduct time allowance
Netizens question the integrity of the Philippine justice system, wonder which between the rape-slay and impunity is worse
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo counts convicted murderer-rapist Antonio Sanchez as among his former clients
Lawmakers want a review of the Bureau of Correction's computation on rape-slay convict Antonio Sanchez's good conduct time
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo denies he has anything to do with the possible early release of his former client, Antonio Sanchez, saying the convicted rapist-murderer is 'automatically' among the potential beneficiaries of the law and Supreme Court ruling
'He used his power and position to kidnap, rape, and murder. His actions terrorized a university and an entire town. For full justice to be served, he must remain incarcerated for the duration of his lifetime,' the petition says
(UPDATED) Antonio Sanchez, who was convicted for 7 terms of reclusion perpetua for rape and murder, has been caught with P1.5-million worth of shabu in his cell
'Nag-start na kaming makapag move-on, we want to live normal lives pero ito na naman po, bumalik na naman lahat,' says Eileen Sarmenta's mother Clara
Human rights lawyer Edre Olalia suggests excluding certain types of heinous crimes from the reduced prison term law
This is thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling that retroactively applied a reduced prison term law
The senator says the proposed bills seeking mandatory autopsies on crime victims and crematories' compulsory collection of biological specimen will 'help solve cases swiftly and efficiently'
Police have also opened a hotline that the public can call to provide possible leads to the whereabouts of Dennis Sytin and Oliver Fuentes alias Ryan Rementilla
Army reservist Vhon Martin Tanto is sentenced to up to 40 years in prison
Police are investigating the deaths of Alyssa Marie Mejia Rogers and her husband – who reportedly shot himself after killing his wife – as a possible murder-suicide
The warrant of arrest order covers the victim's brother Dennis Sytin and former employee Oliver Fuentes