Moises Padilla Vice Mayor files counter affidavits

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December 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Embattled Moises Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo filed counter affidavits last Wednesday, following her recent arrest over allegations of links to the New People’s Army (NPA), along with illegal firearms and illegal drugs possession. In her affidavits, she called the illegal possession of explosives charges filed against her and …

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Fire Marshall suggests using alternative noise-makers to ring in the New Year

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December 29, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim   With the city preparing to ring in 2018, Bacolod City fire marshall, Fire Superintendent Rodolfo Denaga, suggested the public avoid firecrackers, which are typically used during celebrations, and to find alternative noise makers. He says it will help reduce the number of injuries. For those who wish to use firecrackers …

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LTO medical examiner found dead in Bago City

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December 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The medical examiner for the Land Transportation Office (LTO) branch at Robinsons Place Bacolod was found dead early yesterday morning (December 28) inside his car, which was parked along the highway in Barangay Calumangan, Bago City. Police identified the fatality as 82-year-old Dr. Felix Valenzuela, who previously served as …

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PDP-Laban designates Marañon, Leonardia as local party leaders

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December 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga PDP-Laban Negros Secretary-General Yves Akol yesterday revealed Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. and Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia have been appointed to head the party in the province and city, respectively, ahead of the 2019 elections. “They have the mandate of the people, that’s why they lead the party …

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Top drug personality nabbed in Brgy. 2

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December 29, 2017
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By Neska Centina   A suspected drug personality, who has been under observation by Police Station 2 (PS2), was arrested yesterday afternoon (December 28) following a buy-bust at Purok Kagaykay in Barangay 2, Bacolod City. The suspect was identified as 38-year-old Celso Ortizano, also known as ‘Boy Law-ay’ and a resident of the said neighborhood. …

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Police buy-bust nets three in Brgy. 2

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December 29, 2017
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By Neska Centina   Three people were arrested in a recent buy-bust operation at Purok Sigay, Barangay 2, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspects as 27-year-old Princess Mendoza, the subject of the operation; 48-year-old Edgar Tan; and 37-year-old Joemarie Seduripa. Recovered from the operation were seven small sachets of suspected shabu, nine elongated sachets of …

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Bago City resident killed inside home

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December 29, 2017
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By Neska Centina   A man was killed by two unidentified suspects in his home at Purok Mabinuligon in Barangay Alianza, Bago City, Negros Occidental on Tuesday. The victim was identified as 39-year-old Rogelio Castroverde. Initial investigation revealed the unidentified suspects asked the victim for water and, when Castroverde opened his gate, he was shot in …

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