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Police arrest Quezon City's most wanted

Oct 05, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Jason Serbito is arrested for figuring in 4 carnapping incidents

NABBED. Police nab the most wanted man in Quezon City. QCPD photo

Europe's most wanted online child sex offender nabbed in Cebu

Jul 25, 2019 - 4:31 PM

The arrest of Nelson Siacor Torayno, a 32-year-old Filipino, was kept from the public for months following his arrest due to ongoing investigations, according to the International Justice Mission

FACE OF EVIL. Nelson Torayno allegedly raped his child victims, filmed the attacks, and sold the videos on the dark web. Photo from the International Justice Mission

Member of 'Texas Seven' executed 18 years after police murder

Dec 05, 2018 - 7:51 PM

With the execution of Joseph Garcia, only two remain in death row of the group known in infamy as the 'Texas Seven' for killing a police officer during a 2000 crime spree

TEXAS SEVEN. Texas planned to execute a man Tuesday who, along with 6 others known as the "Texas Seven," killed a police officer during a 2000 crime spree before being arrested thanks in part to the television program "America's Most Wanted." Texas Department of Criminal Justice/AFP Photo

Police arrest father charged with raping own daughters

Oct 30, 2018 - 11:06 PM

The suspect, who was also listed as the second most wanted man in eastern Metro Manila, is caught in Cavite

Man charged with 99 counts of rape arrested in Makati

Oct 20, 2018 - 3:55 PM

The 47-year-old accused is Makati City's most wanted

ARRESTED. Makati's most wanted person, Louie Guevarra, is arrested on October 19, 2018, for 99 counts of rape. Photo courtesy of the Makati Police

Philippines to deport 'most wanted criminal' of Taiwan

Sep 10, 2018 - 12:35 PM

American fugitive Oren Shlomo Mayer, 37, is accused of chopping up and dumping in a river the body of a 43-year-old Canadian teacher in Taiwan

FOR DEPORTATION. American national Oren Shlomo Mayer, 37, is set to be deported back to Taiwan over the murder of a 43-year-old Canadian teacher. Photo of Mayer from the BI Fugitive Search Unit

Pasig City's most wanted arrested

May 15, 2018 - 10:01 AM

Police say Ronald Russel Santos allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl in 2016

MOST WANTED. Ronald Russel Santos is arrested in Barangay San Miguel in Pasig, after a citizen reported his presence in the area. Sourced photo

Most wanted man of Western Visayas nabbed in Marikina

Dec 16, 2017 - 6:16 PM

Antonio Aquino, a native of Negros Occidental, is arrested after evading authorities for 14 years

Brazil's 'most wanted' drugs suspect caught in Paraguay

Dec 14, 2017 - 10:52 PM

Marcelo Fernando Pinheiro Veiga, known as 'Marcelo Piloto,' is accused of murder and supplying drugs and weapons to Rio de Janeiro's biggest criminal gang, the Comando Vermelho, or Red Command

PILOTO. Brazilian drug lord Marcelo Fernando Pinheiro Veiga, nicknamed 'Marcelo Piloto" is presented to the press in the headquarters of the Paraguayan Anti-Narcotic National Secretary (SENAD), in Asuncion on December 14, 2017. Photo by Norberto Duarte/AFP

Korean fugitive nabbed in Las Piñas

Apr 07, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The Korean fugitive is able to continue his scam from a company in Pasay

Daniel Padilla on Enrique Gil: There's no competition

Jun 08, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Daniel also reacts to sister Carmela being paired up with Bimby Yap

PH military hunts 'coddled' most-wanted bombmaker

Mar 02, 2015 - 12:26 AM

The military believes Abdul Basit Usman is being sheltered by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters which has vowed to support jihadist group ISIS

Photo of Abdul Basit Usman from the US State Department Rewards for Justice website

Bloody Friday: 10 Abu Sayyaf killed protecting leader

Nov 15, 2014 - 3:22 PM

Radullan Sahiron is the Abu Sayyaf s most senior leader He is in the FBI s Most Wanted Terrorists list for kidnapping an American

Playing this week: Muppets return, demon rebirth, more

Mar 19, 2014 - 11:42 AM

In cinemas: Divergent Muppets Most Wanted Empire State Devil s Due Straight A s Flying Kiss Eternal Damnation

Graphic by Mara Mercado

PNP explains delisting, says Umali call not unusual

Mar 13, 2014 - 9:21 PM

Delisting explains PNP chief Alan Purisima only means the bounty on a suspect s head is removed but he remains on the wanted list

NOT THE ISSUE? Chief PNP Director General Alan Purisima insists the issue should not be the "delisting" but the validity of the arrest warrant against Delfin Lee. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

PNP chief defends Delfin Lee 'delisting'

Mar 13, 2014 - 1:54 PM

Did CIDG do something wrong in delisting Delfin Lee? PNP chief Alan Purisima says Wala I don t think so

Ilocos Norte sets up council to go after private armies

Aug 02, 2013 - 7:26 PM

The proposed permanent council will replace a two year old task force that was responsible for the arrest of the 25 most wanted persons in the province

World's most wanted Nazi arrested

Jul 18, 2012 - 11:52 PM

This is the debt owed to his many victims who were tortured and sent to be murdered at Auschwitz says Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff

Raunchy teddy bear 'Ted' tops N. America box office

Jul 02, 2012 - 5:46 AM

Brave drops to third place while Magic Mike is a close second

FUNNY AND ADORABLE. 'Ted' wins over 'Magic Mike.' Screen grab from YouTube

'Brave' ousts 'Madagascar' from top of box office

Jun 25, 2012 - 3:10 AM

Brave kept audiences spellbound as it soared to the top of the North American box office

A promotional image for "Brave." Image courtesy of the "Brave" official page on Facebook/Pixar

Malaysia: show DNA proof of terrorist's death

Feb 04, 2012 - 1:09 PM

After premature claims from PHL authorities in the past Malaysia wants DNA proof of terrorist s death