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Intel cop gunned down in Quezon City

Aug 29, 2018 - 10:20 AM

PNP CIDG's Nepthalie Buensuceso is shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen

AMBUSHED. Police Officer III Nepthalie Buensuceso is killed by a motorcycle-riding suspect in Quezon City. Photo from Quezon City Police District

Manila Water proceeds with water service interruption

Aug 14, 2018 - 4:49 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Manila Water to cut water supply for 14 hours in Mandaluyong, San Juan, Pasig, Quezon City

Sara Duterte hands P1M to flood-hit Quezon City, Pampanga

Aug 13, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte as well as Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda attend Hugpong ng Pagbabago's event amid heavy rain and flooding in their areas

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

QC police round up 2,200 jaywalkers, law violators in 24 hours

Aug 04, 2018 - 11:13 PM

The Batasan Police Station registers the most number of violators apprehended from 5 am Friday, August 3, to 5 am Saturday, August 4

All in a day: Police round up 1,087 jaywalkers, 'tambays' in Quezon City

Aug 02, 2018 - 4:47 PM

QCPD director Chief Superintendent Joselito Esquivel Jr says they were either reprimanded, fined, or charged

ALERT. The police has increased its visibility in Metro Manila, like in the Quezon City bus terminal, following the recent bombing in Lamitan, Basilan.

3 ‘robbers,’ passerby dead in shootout with QC cops

Jul 30, 2018 - 5:42 PM

Police say the alleged robbers 'pulled out their handgun' when they were asked to surrender, forcing the authorities to shoot them down

GUNNED DOWN. 3 suspected robbers are killed after allegedly shooting it out with apprehending cops at Dr Garcia Sr corner Panay Avenue in Quezon City. Sourced photo

Suspect in Ombudsman prosecutor's slay killed in Camp Karingal

Jul 28, 2018 - 3:09 PM

According to the Quezon City Police District, 31-year-old Angelito Avenido Jr was set to be transferred from its headquarters to the Quezon City jail when 'he suddenly grabbed' his police escort's service firearm

KILLED. Suspect Angelito Avenido's mug shot. Sourced photo

IN PHOTOS: Robredo joins opposition's youth concert vs charter change

Jul 13, 2018 - 9:44 PM

The GenWe: Tambayan youth concert is the first opposition-led event Vice President Leni Robredo attended after announcing she will lead the opposition

OPPOSITION LEADER. Vice President Leni Robredo is flanked by Kaya Natin! lead convenor Harvey Keh and activist-comedia Mae Paner on July 13, 2018. Behind them is ex-congressman Erin Tañada. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

TNT manager: Terrence Romeo assaulted, fans came to rescue

Jul 12, 2018 - 11:05 AM

TNT team manager Virgil Villavicencio says a drunk fan tried to choke Romeo as other fans came to his defense

NOT HURT. Terrence Romeo didn't figure in the fistfight, says a TNT official.

Terrence Romeo on bar brawl: ‘No need to make a fuss’

Jul 12, 2018 - 9:58 AM

The Gilas Pilipinas player says both camps are now in good terms

BACK HOME. Terrence Romeo says he didn't get detained at the police station. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Terrence Romeo involved in QC bar skirmish

Jul 12, 2018 - 8:01 AM

(UPDATED) The Gilas Pilipinas player has reportedly figured in a scuffle with a fan outside Guilly's, Tomas Morato

CONTROVERSIAL. Just last week, Terrence Romeo was among the Gilas players involved in the FIBA brawl between the Philippines and Australia. File photo from FIBA

How do LGUs decide on localized class suspensions?

Jul 10, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Local disaster risk reduction and management offices use scientific data to decide whether it is worth it and safe to send students to school and government employees to work

Floodwaters rose around the Manila City Hall as the afternoon heavy downpour brought about by the effect of Typhoon Maria stranded commuters trying to catch their ride home. July 7, 2018

Rappler Eats: Stoned Steaks is more than just its gimmicks

Jul 08, 2018 - 5:50 PM

It's the restaurant's commitment to quality and its owner's willingness to push the envelope that make you want to stay and come back for more

ONLY QUALITY. You can grill your own high-grade meat at Stoned Steaks. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[Right of Way] The fault in our signs: MMDA takes corrective action on Katipunan

Jun 30, 2018 - 3:49 PM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority fixes at least 6 problematic road signs and pavement markings along Katipunan Avenue

Metro Manila road reblocking and repair: June 29 to July 2

Jun 29, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Here's a list of roads in Quezon City, Manila, and Pasig that will be affected by the road reblocking and repair this weekend

BUMPER-TO-BUMPER traffic along Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Craving both K-BBQ and Pinoy spaghetti? Fantastic Baka’s got you covered

Jun 27, 2018 - 8:39 PM

The newest Korean barbecue restaurant on the block knows its audience

FANTASTIC BAKA. The restaurant offers an unlimited set that includes premium cuts of beef. All photos by Alecs Ongcal

Lacson on ‘stupid God’ remark, Tisoy Argoncillo death, Rappler award | Midday wRap

Jun 25, 2018 - 12:44 PM

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How Genesis Argoncillo died, according to fellow detainees

Jun 23, 2018 - 10:57 AM

Several detainees recount the night when their cellmate, Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo, was beaten to death inside Quezon City Police District Station 4. They all clear cops of involvement.

DETAINEE WITNESSES. Quezon City Police District Station 4 detainees speak to cops on the killing of Genesis Argoncillo. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

CCTV in Genesis Argoncillo's detention cell broken on day of killing

Jun 22, 2018 - 7:28 PM

Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo is believed to have been beaten to death by co-detainees on June 19

BROKEN CCTV. The detention cell where Genesis Argoncillo was beaten to death has a CCTV camera, but it does not function. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Genesis Argoncillo killed by fellow detainees – QC police

Jun 22, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Two detainees are now facing murder charges over the death of Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo

DEATH IN DETENTION. Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo dies under the watch of the Quezon City Police District. Photo from Marilou Argoncillo's Facebook page

Albayalde sacks station commander over Genesis Argoncillo death

Jun 21, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Quezon City Police Station 4 Commander Carlito Grijaldo is sacked following the death of Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo, who had been under detention

RELIEF ORDER. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde during a Camp Crame press conference. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Metro Manila police chief sacks guard on duty when Genesis Argoncillo died

Jun 21, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar decides to sack Police Officer 3 Dennis Saño after being shown photos and the death certificate of Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo

RELIEF ORDER. Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar sacks the jail guard on duty when Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo died. Photo by Angie de Silva

EXCLUSIVE: Photos, death certificate show Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo beaten to death

Jun 21, 2018 - 4:58 PM

(UPDATED) The Quezon City Police District earlier said Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo died from mere shortness of breath

NO FOUL PLAY? Photos obtained by Rappler show bruises on the body of Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo. Sourced photos

QC cops deny foul play in death of arrested 'tambay'

Jun 21, 2018 - 10:08 AM

(UPDATED) Police say Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo died after complaining of shortness of breath. He shared a jail cell – built to hold only 6 people – with 138 detainees.

DEATH IN DETENTION. Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo dies under the watch of the Quezon City Police District. Photo from Marilou Argoncillo's Facebook page

Hundreds nabbed in Quezon City as PNP steps up drive vs 'tambays'

Jun 16, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Over 300 people are rounded up for violation of bans and ordinances on drinking, smoking, and loitering half naked in public

PNP names 10 most crime-prone barangays in Quezon City

Jun 11, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Barangay Socorro in Cubao records a total of 29 cases of crime, making it the most crime-prone barangay during a 40-day period

'A life well-lived': Sorority sisters pay tribute to slain Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'This fight would probably be the most difficult of all that we have faced, but we shall draw strength from the brave soul that we have loved dearly. Her name was Donna,' says the Sigma Delta Pi Sorority

GONE TOO SOON. Madonna Joy Tanyag (right) with a Sigma Delta Pi sorority sister. Photo grabbed from Angie Esposo's Facebook page with permission

Ombudsman prosecutor slay may be 'robbery gone wrong' – QCPD

Jun 05, 2018 - 7:39 AM

The Quezon City Police District forms a 9-member group to probe into the killing of Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag fulltime

ROBBERY SLAY? Office of the Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag is killed in front of a lottery store. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

300 families displaced in QC fire near Department of Agriculture

May 23, 2018 - 8:36 PM

The fire in Sitio Palanan, Barangay Basra, reaches 5th alarm, and burns to the ground some 200 houses

SC greenlights lower court trial of Trillanes' 'Hacienda Binay' case

May 16, 2018 - 6:22 PM

The High Court rules that parliamentary immunity does not apply to Trillanes' remaks which spawned the civil suit against him

SENATE PROBE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV wants the Senate to investigate the refusal of the Anti-Money Laundering Council to provide data needed by the Office of the Ombudsman in its investigation of President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged secret bank accounts. File photo by Cesar Tomambo/Senate PRIB

Payatas kids see treasure in the trash of barangay, SK elections

May 14, 2018 - 2:15 PM

(UPDATED) Children as young as 7 sell trash from election campaigns at P8 per kilo in Payatas

TREASURE IN TRASH. Children pick up thrown campaign paraphernalia and sample ballots right outside a polling center in Barangay Payatas, Quezon City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Quezon City assistant prosecutor ambushed

May 11, 2018 - 11:22 PM

Quezon City Assistant City Prosecutor Rogelio Alfiler Velasco is driving his red Toyota Innova in Don Antonio Heights when the gunmen attack him

SCENE of the Crime Operatives inspect QC Assistant Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco’s bullet-riddled car at Don Antonio Heights on Friday evening, May 11, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

2 security guards dead in Katipunan condominium shootout

May 11, 2018 - 7:34 PM

(UPDATED) Authorities are reportedly looking into the possibility that the shootout is linked with an ongoing dispute among residents of Burgundy Plaza located along Katipunan, Barangay Loyola Heights, Quezon City

Thousands looking for work pack Labor Day job fairs

May 01, 2018 - 11:13 PM

Despite the difficulties in the venue, there was still a big turnout of job applicants

QC Job Fair on Labor Day 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Heavier traffic expected in parts of Quezon City due to MRT7 construction

Apr 29, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Motorists and commuters who pass through Regalado Highway, the Tandang Sora Avenue-Commonwealth Avenue intersection, and North Avenue will be affected

Heavy traffic in parts of QC expected starting April 30 – MMDA. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said motorists should expect heavy traffic in Quezon City with the closure of several roads due to the construction of the Metro Rail Transit 7 (MRT-7). One-way traffic would be implemented on Regalado, from Mindanao Avenue to Commonwealth Avenue, for the construction of a coping beam and starting on May 1, the contractors will start working on the construction of MRT-7 Tandang Sora station at the intersection of Commonwealth and Tandang Sora Avenue. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Why did media cross police lines at the Cubao terror drill?

Apr 13, 2018 - 2:23 PM

Though the terror exercise – which saw incoming police chief Director Oscar Albayalde ordering the rule-breakers to cross the line – is far from reality, there could be days when the police will have it real and worse

NCRPO CHIEF. Oscar Albayalde at a House of Representatives. HOR photo

Police, media 'repeat' 2010 Luneta hostage crisis mistake in Cubao terror drill

Apr 12, 2018 - 6:01 PM

Cameramen cross police lines to shoot the climax of a simulated terror attack. Police respond too late.

FAMILIAR FORMATION? Quezon City Police District operatives surround a hostaged bus, the same way police did in the 2010 Luneta hostage-taking crisis. DARREN LANGIT

IN PHOTOS: Police simulate terror attack on Cubao bus terminal

Apr 12, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Quezon City police prepare for the possibility of a terror attack on the public transportation hub

SUSPECTED TERRORIST. Suspect B takes a woman as hostage. Photo by Angie de Silva

M(eat) the new kids on the Eastwood food block

Apr 01, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Eastwood Mall's already wide selection of dining options welcomes 4 more into the fold. Have you tried any of these restos?

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK. Eastwood Mall adds new restaurants to its lineup. All photos by Alexis Betia/Rappler

PNP Academy alumnus arrested for scamming fellow cop

Mar 28, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Jay-are Olaguera is set to be disowned by his batch mates from the PNPA Sansinirangan Class of 2007

PNPA CADETS. Graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy 'Masidlak' Class of 2017 march to formation. Malacañang file photo

Traffic Calvary: MMDA to close Commonwealth-Philcoa U-turn on Holy Thursday

Mar 26, 2018 - 5:45 PM

MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia says affected motorists will have to go around the Quezon Memorial Elliptical Road to head to Commonwealth Avenue eastbound

REROUTING PLAN. The MMDA releases a rerouting plan ahead of the MRT7 construction along Commonwealth-Philcoa area in Quezon City. Photo courtesy of MMDA

Quezon City gov't shuts down Dimple Star Bus terminal, ticketing office

Mar 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Mayor Herbert Bautista says the closure is due to the bus company's non-compliance with the city's business permit requirements

CLOSED. Quezon City Mayor issued a closure order to Dimple Star Bus terminal and ticketing office along EDSA and Araneta Center-Cubao on March 26, 2018. Photo by Fortunato Madamba/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Anne Curtis opens first blk Cosmetics store

Mar 24, 2018 - 8:40 PM

Customers can play with the brand's makeup at the cinema-inspired booth

ANNE CURTIS. The actress opens the first store for her makeup brand, blk Cosmetics. All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Quezon City garbage collection to continue during Holy Week

Mar 20, 2018 - 4:10 PM

The regular garbage collection schedule in barangays and main roads will be followed from March 26 to April 1

UNINTERRUPTED. Garbage collection in Quezon City is uninterrupted during the Holy Week. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

TodayxFuture promoter called out for sexually inappropriate behavior

Mar 16, 2018 - 7:24 PM

(UPDATED) Austin Castañeda issues an apology on Twitter

TODAYXFUTURE. The owner of the Cubao club apologizes for sexually inappropriate behavior

Quezon City Public Library open to operating 24/7

Mar 08, 2018 - 2:15 PM

(UPDATED) Quezon City's main library can accommodate 300 people and is open from Mondays to Saturdays

MODERNIZED. The Quezon City Public Library exterior. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Fairview police chief sacked after subordinate tests positive for drugs

Mar 06, 2018 - 4:55 PM

The drug test results of Police Officer 1 Gabby Bulan lead to the sacking of two of his police bosses, including the station chief, Superintendent Tomas Nuñez

QCPD CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar briefs Quezon City police on new drug war guidelines. File photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

CA affirms bail for 16 cops linked to Maguindanao massacre

Feb 26, 2018 - 3:40 PM

The Court of Appeals says prosecutors failed to present evidence that would link the cops to the massacre

AFFIRMED. The CA affirms the Quezon City RTC decision allowing bail for 16 cops linked to the Maguindanao massacre. File photo from the CA website

Regalado Highway in Quezon City to be partially closed for 5 hours

Feb 26, 2018 - 1:40 PM

A portion of the highway will be closed beginning 11 pm on Monday, February 26, until 4 am on Tuesday, February 27, due to construction of the MRT7

ROAD CONGESTION. Construction of the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT7) brings heavy traffic. Rappler file photo

Police file homicide charges vs ambushed lawyer

Feb 23, 2018 - 4:32 PM

QCPD says these cases are 'procedural'