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At least 3 people killed within 4-hour period in Cebu City

Feb 24, 2020 - 6:04 PM

Two of the victims are shot dead, while a third is stabbed in the chest

Cop, niece wounded in shooting in Cebu City

Dec 28, 2019 - 12:18 AM

Authorities are investigating whether the attempted killing was related to the policeman's former assignment as an intel operative

Police officer shot dead near Cebu City hotel

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:39 PM

Yape was alive when paramedics arrived on the scene but he reportedly died from the bullet wounds. This is the second shooting in Cebu City within a span of 3 hours.

SHOOTING. Police Superintendent Joie Yape is shot near his hotel in Cebu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Another killing on busy Cebu City avenue

Sep 25, 2019 - 8:13 AM

Barangay Mabolo in Cebu City is hit by a second riding-in-tandem killing this week

KILLED. Francisco Vinluan, 42, is killed by unidentified suspects in Mabolo, Cebu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

3 killed in riding-in-tandem shootings in Metro Cebu

Jul 13, 2019 - 11:16 PM

The killings happen in a span of less than 24 hours

No more special task force for Cebu town mayor killed in hospital

Jun 26, 2019 - 5:50 PM

The Cebu Provincial Police Office backtracks, saying Ricardo Ramirez' killing does not fit the parameters of a special investigation task force

SLAIN. Former Medelin, Cebu mayor Ricky Ramirez. Photo from the Facebook page of Municipality of Medellin Cebu

Police form special task force to probe into ex-Cebu town mayor’s slay

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Cebu Provincial Police says the ‘manner of killing’ was ‘alarming’

Ex-Cebu town mayor shot dead inside hospital

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:22 PM

Police say armed men stormed a private hospital in Medellin, Cebu, to kill former Medellin town mayor Ricardo 'Ricky' Ramirez

SLAIN. Former Medelin, Cebu mayor Ricky Ramirez. Photo from the Facebook page of Municipality of Medellin Cebu

2 workers killed, 2 wounded in Cebu coffee shop shooting

Apr 11, 2019 - 1:48 PM

The College Editors Guild of the Philippines condemns the 'culture of killing and impunity' that emboldened the killers. One of the fatalities is a campus journalist.

Policeman shot dead in Cebu

Mar 06, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Senior Police Officer 3 Mikie Espina is pronounced dead on arrival at the South General Hospital in Naga City, Cebu

Politics eyed as motive in Cebu town mayor Mariano Blanco killing

Sep 05, 2018 - 5:36 PM

Mayor Mariano Blanco III is killed before dawn in his office in Ronda town, Cebu

SHOT DEAD. Mariano Blanco is slain in an ambush inside his own office. Photo from Blanco's Facebook page

Cebu town mayor Mariano Blanco shot dead

Sep 05, 2018 - 7:39 AM

(UPDATED) Mayor Mariano Blanco III of Ronda, Cebu was linked to illegal drugs under the Duterte administration

SHOT DEAD. Mariano Blanco is slain in an ambush inside his own office. Photo from Blanco's Facebook page

Cebu City police chief sure cops did not fire gun that killed Skyler

Jul 13, 2018 - 7:38 PM

Cebu City chief Royina Garma says the stray bullet that took the life of 4-year-old Skyler Abatayo is not from a police pistol

CONFIDENT. Superintendent Royina Garma is sure police did not fire the gun which killed Skyler Abatayo. Photo from Cebu City Police Office Facebook page

Cebu archdiocese says shootout 'not attack vs Church'

Jul 11, 2018 - 5:15 PM

The shooting incident at the Cebu Archbishop's Residence is 'a wake-up call' about depression, says Cebu Archdiocese media liaison Monsignor Joseph Tan

KILLED ON THE SPOT. Cebu City police killed this man in a shootout inside the compound of the Cebu Archbishop's Residence on July 10, 2018. Photo from Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak's Facebook account

Cebu Archbishop Palma calls father of shooting suspect

Jul 10, 2018 - 8:20 PM

'We enjoin everyone to pray for the soul of the deceased,' says the Archdiocese of Cebu after a shootout killed a gunman at the Cebu Archbishop's Residence

TOP PRELATE. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma (center) is safe, and traveling outside Cebu, as a shooting incident erupts at the Cebu Archbishop's Residence on July 9, 2018. File photo by Sammy Navaja/CBCP News

Cebu Archbishop Palma safe, appeals for calm after shootout

Jul 10, 2018 - 4:37 PM

(UPDATED) Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma calls on the public 'to refrain from making any speculation' about the shooting incident at the Cebu Archbishop's Residence

HE IS SAFE. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma (right) is safe after a shooting incident at the Cebu Archbishop's Residence on July 10, 2018. File photo courtesy of CBCP

Cebu City barangay councilor shot dead near barangay hall

Jul 10, 2018 - 3:47 PM

Barangay Kalunasan Councilor Roel Mabano is shot dead near their barangay hall in Cebu City

SHOT DEAD. Cebu City Barangay Councilor Roel Mabano is gunned down near the Kalunasan Barangay Hall. Cebu police photo

Man killed in shootout inside Cebu Archbishop's Residence

Jul 10, 2018 - 12:27 PM

(7th UPDATE) The gunman is identified as Jeffrey Cañedo, who reportedly looked for Archbishop Jose Palma before shooting it out with cops

KILLED ON THE SPOT. Cebu City police killed this man in a shootout inside the compound of the Cebu Archbishop's Residence on July 10, 2018. Photo from Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak Facebook

Lawyer dead, wife in critical condition after home ambush in Cebu

Jul 03, 2018 - 10:20 AM

Lawyer Salvador Solima is killed while his wife Verose is in critical condition. A suspect riding in tandem with an accomplice shot them inside their own home, police say.

AMBUSHED. Salvador Solima and his wife Verose are ambushed by riding-in-tandem killers, police say.