Aguirre orders probe into use of minor in Caloocan police raid, robbery

Sep 18, 2017 - 7:15 PM

'Such an act is an affront to the dignity of the child as a person. It cannot be tolerated and should be sanctioned to the full extent of our laws,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

The Department of Justice (DOJ) building on Padre Faura in Manila

Self-reported common crimes drop to record low – SWS survey

Sep 12, 2017 - 1:43 PM

Except in Metro Manila and partially in Balance Luzon more families are reportedly fearful of burglaries and unsafe streets

SAFER STREETS? Police lineup to secure parts of Metro Manila during the ASEAN Summit in April 2017. Rappler file photo

Police rule out robbery in killing of Grade 12 boy from Baguio

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Vaughn Carl Dicang was last seen on September 1 His body was found several days later at a creek near the Baguio Circumferential Road in Bakakeng Norte

KILLED. The body of 17-year-old Vaughn Dicang was found in a creek last September 7, 2017. Photo from Dicang's family

Comelec chair cries, says wife's exposé unfair to kids

Aug 09, 2017 - 4:22 PM

Elections chief Andres Bautista quotes his wife as saying about her exposé s effects on their 4 children: No no The Universe will take care of them

MARITAL WOES. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista holds a press conference at the Comelec main office in Manila on August 7, 2017, about his marital woes with his wife Patricia. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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Aug 09, 2017 - 1:51 PM

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Comelec's Bautista sues wife for robbery, extortion

Aug 09, 2017 - 10:20 AM

Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says he filed this case on August 8 a day after news broke that his wife was accusing him of keeping unexplained wealth

SUING WIFE. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista says he has sued his wife, Patricia, for robbery and extortion. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

O.J. Simpson expected to be granted parole

Jul 20, 2017 - 11:36 PM

A 4 member panel of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners will hold a hearing in Carson City to decide whether Simpson – Inmate No 1027820 – should be granted parole

OJ SIMPSON. This file photo taken on December 4, 2008 shows OJ Simpson (C) speaking in court prior to his sentencing as his attorneys Gabriel Grasso (L) and Yale Galanter listen at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by Isaac Brekken/AFP

Harden accused of planning robbery, beating in lawsuit

May 17, 2017 - 11:03 PM

The son of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone claims in the suit that Harden paid 20 000 to have him beaten up

UNTRUE. James Harden denies the allegations filed against him by the son of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone Jr. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/North America/AFP

Theft, robbery top list of Boracay crimes

Apr 29, 2017 - 12:55 PM

The number of theft and robbery cases outpaces all other crimes in Boracay Island in the first 3 months of 2017

WHEN IN BORACAY. The number of theft and robbery cases has outpaced all other crimes in Boracay Island in the first 3 months of 2017. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

WATCH: Emotional Kim Kardashian in first interview since Paris robbery

Apr 28, 2017 - 12:07 PM

The reality TV star tells the Ellen DeGeneres Show the suspects who held her at gunpoint had been following her for two years and heard her talk in interviews about her jewelry

KIM KARDASHIAN. The reality TV star opens up to Ellen DeGeneres about the time she was held at gunpoint in Paris. Screengrab from YouTube/TheEllenShow

Korean 'tipster' working with corrupt cops – Central Luzon Police

Feb 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Korean tipster identified by the Central Luzon Police as working with scalawag cops in Angeles City is the same man who helps rescue 3 Korean tourists

TIPSTER? Thomas Jung, the Korean identified by Central Luzon Police as working with scalawag cops, attends the case conference with investigators on Tuesday, January 31, to file his statements as a witness. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

2 cops linked to Christmas robbery-slay in Bacolod

Jan 19, 2017 - 8:57 PM

The two policemen and 3 unidentified men are tagged in the robbery slay of a Chinese businessman and a security guard as well as the shooting of 3 Chinese nationals in Bacolod City on Christmas night December 25

Alleged mastermind of Kardashian heist charged in Paris

Jan 14, 2017 - 11:24 AM

Here s what the police think happened on the night Kim Kardashian was robbed in Paris

KIM KARDASHIAN. The alleged mastermind behind the robbery Kim experienced in Paris in 2016 has been charged. File photo shows Kim at The Girls' Lounge dinner, giving visibility to women at Advertising Week 2016, at Pier 60 on September 27, 2016 in New York City. Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for The Girls' Lounge/AFP

Convicted drug dealer, 72, among suspected Kim Kardashian robbers – source

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:44 AM

Police arrest Pierre B nicknamed Pierrot at a villa on the Riviera in a series of coordinated raids in France

WATCH: Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery in 'KUWTK' promo

Jan 08, 2017 - 1:09 AM

They re going to shoot me in the back Kim tells her sisters There s no way out

OPENING UP. In a promotional video for 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians,' Kim talks to her sisters about the time she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris. Screengrab from YouTube/E! Entertainment

NCRPO: Crime rate down in Metro Manila, murder cases up

Jan 07, 2017 - 8:19 PM

The National Capital Region Police Office says the war against drugs has helped curb the number of robbery theft carnapping rape and physical injury cases in Metro Manila Murder and homicide cases have however gone up

POLICE OPERATIONS. The Quezon City Police District apprehends more than 80 suspected drug users and pushers at Brgy. Culiat in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

LOOK: Kim Kardashian breaks social media silence

Jan 04, 2017 - 10:23 AM

Here are Kim s first posts on social media since she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris

KIM KARDASHIAN. Kim breaks her social media silence after being held at gunpoint in Paris. The photo of Kim above was posted on social media in September 2016, before her trip to Paris. Screengrab from Instagram/kimkardashian

Chinese national, security guard killed as robber steals P1M on Christmas Day

Dec 26, 2016 - 10:10 PM

Three others were also injured after the lone robber opened fire

Cagayan State U robbed of P868,000 in fee collection, scholarship funds

Nov 09, 2016 - 2:51 PM

Police say the suspects broke into the cashier s office at the CSU campus in Sanchez Mira town over the weekend

CAMPUS ROBBERY. Photo shows a vault pried open by robbers at the Cagayan State University-Sanchez Mina campus. Photo courtesy of Honorator Carag

Thieves break into house of JR Rosales' mother

Oct 29, 2016 - 1:10 PM

Is the break in related to the recent murders of the Rosales siblings?

SIBLINGS. JR and Lauren Rosales were gunned down by unidentified men in Makati City on July 21 and October 26, 2016 respectively. Photo from JR Rosales' Facebook account

Robbery victim Kim Kardashian takes back control – offline

Oct 14, 2016 - 12:13 AM

Why hasn t Kim posted anything on social media since the robbery? Observers believe Kris Jenner is coming up with a plan for Kim s comeback

Kim Kardashian sues website over fraud report

Oct 12, 2016 - 8:55 PM

Kim sues the website Mediatakeout com for claiming she faked being robbed at a Paris hotel

Kim Kardashian flees to NY after $10-M Paris robbery

Oct 04, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Kim flies to New York to be with Kanye West while celebrities react to the robbery: Please do not think that I think celebrities are special snowflakes says model Chrissy Teigen

KIM KARDASHIAN. File photos shows Kim attending the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. On September 3, Kim was held at gunpoint in a Paris hotel, but was unharmed. Photo by Angela Weiss/ AFP

Herbert Colanggo: Convicted crime leader, drug lord, recording artist

Sep 20, 2016 - 11:55 AM

Herbert Colanggo who recorded a full music album while serving life in the New Bilibid Prison has submitted an affidavit against Senator Leila de Lima

Ethnic Chinese demand 'security for all' in Paris protest

Sep 05, 2016 - 1:30 AM

Protesters demand police reinforcements more security cameras and a recognition of anti Asian racism following the fatal mugging of Zhang Chaolin

Members of the Chinese commmunity in Paris march during a demonstration on September 4, 2016 in Paris, following the death of Zhang Chaolin and also calling for greater security measures.  Several thousand ethnic Chinese staged a protest march in Paris on September 4 over the fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor last month, as crime against community members has spiralled. The protesters, almost all wearing white T-shirts reading "Security for All" and many waving French flags, rallied at the Place de la Republique in central Paris. Zhang Chaolin, who was 49, was set upon on August 7 by three thieves who tried to snatch a bag belonging to a friend of his. He died a few days later from his injuries.  / AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT

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Aug 19, 2016 - 1:15 PM

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US swimmers broke door, fought security guard in Rio - report

Aug 18, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Ryan Lochte and 3 other team members reportedly fought an armed gas station security guard contradicting reports they were robbed at gunpoint

QUESTIONABLE STORY. US swimmer Ryan Lochte, one of the 4 team members allegedly involved in a mugging, is now in the United States as police ponder charges for filing a false claim. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Baguio judoka legend hurt, companion killed in violent robbery

Apr 22, 2016 - 9:39 PM

Baguio judoka legend Racquel Lorenzo Salinas was seriously hurt while companion Pamela Palmorez was killed in a violent robbery incident on the road to Mt Jambo

AT LARGE. Composite sketch of the assailant from witness testimony

Boxing champ Adrien Broner accused of aggravated robbery

Mar 25, 2016 - 5:18 AM

A warrant has been issued for Broner s arrest as he is accused of beating a man and robbing him to recoup gambling losses at a bowling alley

ABOUT WARRANTS. Adrien Broner, seen during a press conference to promote his WBA junior welterweight title fight against Ashley Theophane, is being sought by police in connection with a robbery which took place in his hometown of Cincinnati. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Robbers take P3.4M in funds meant for 4Ps beneficiaries in Albay

Jan 27, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The suspects reportedly forcibly enter the house of the village councilor and hogtie the employees of Smart Natco before taking the group s money and valuables

Pawnshop security guard nabbed for P1.6M heist in Bacolod

Aug 15, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Authorities in recover the stolen jewelry from the suspect s aunt

Robber breaks into Jinggoy Estrada's QC home

Jun 06, 2015 - 11:22 AM

2nd UPDATE An official complaint against the suspect has yet to be filed with the police

FRONTAL VIEW. Sen Jinggoy Estrada's house on Corinthian Hills costs P30 million. Rappler photo

Mexico issues alert over stolen radioactive material

Apr 16, 2015 - 12:11 PM

UPDATED The iridium 192 source was inside a container when it was stolen on Monday April 13 from a truck in Cardenas a town in southern Tabasco state authorities say

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Feb 24, 2015 - 5:04 PM

New survey says 75 of Indonesians believe there s a systematic effort to weaken KPK Bali Nine duo s final bid to avoid executions rejected motorcycle robber burned to death and more

MOCHTAR. Former Indonesian Constitutional Court chief Akil Mochtar (C) talks to journalists shortly after his verdict at Jakarta's anti-corruption court, June 30, 2014. Photo by EPA

Rapper Vanilla Ice charged in US burglary

Feb 19, 2015 - 10:06 PM

Vanilla Ice tells reporters he is innocent of wrongdoing

Hackers infiltrate banks, steal up to $1B

Feb 16, 2015 - 2:05 PM

The Carbanak gang s cyber robbery affects more than 100 banks and financial institutions in at least 30 countries

CARBANAK CYBERGANG. An infographic explaining how the Carbanak cybergang stole money from banks. Image from Kaspersky.

SG money changers urged to hire guards after robberies

Nov 18, 2014 - 2:25 PM

Mohamed Rafeeq secretary of Money Changers Association Singapore says the body is asking members to hire guards from Certis Cisco Singapore s biggest private armed security provider

Suspect in slay of Cherry Pie Picache’s mom surrenders

Oct 09, 2014 - 2:32 PM

The suspect surrenders to authorities a day after the arrest of another suspect Michael Flores but denies any involvement in the case

Cops in EDSA 'kidnap' charged for same modus in 2011

Sep 09, 2014 - 6:30 PM

SPO2 Rameil Hachero and PO2 Jonathan Rodriguez have a pending case before the Napolcom also for detaining victims at the La Loma police station and extorting from them in 2011

ARMED MEN. A screenshot of the 'armed men in EDSA' photo originally posted on Twitter and spread on social media.

Kidnap-for-ransom suspect who escaped Davao prison nabbed

Sep 08, 2014 - 4:34 PM

Martin Lico is a member of the Alferez and Ozamis syndicates that engage in kidnap for ransom and bank robbery He escaped Davao prison 2 decades ago

Marikina Prosecutors Office dismisses 2 cases against Claudine Barretto

Aug 29, 2014 - 5:58 PM

This is in relation to the robbery and grave coercion and perjury charges filed against the actress by her two former helpers

Shop manager pelted with sex toys in Australian stick-up

Jun 08, 2014 - 10:54 AM

According to local media reports the intruder is caught escaping while wearing a wig crotchless pants and a dress

Not the Martilyo Gang? MOA robbers used pipe wrenches

Mar 31, 2014 - 1:07 PM

Authorities will meet with SM management on possible lapses in its security measures following the latest incident in its mall

Shooting in MOA

Mar 30, 2014 - 7:59 PM

6th UPDATE A robbery gang suspect is arrested police said

Thieves hit trendy Colette concept store in Paris

Mar 22, 2014 - 10:44 PM

Two masked robbers steal 600 000 euros worth of goods from a luxury store in Paris

STOLEN. Two masked robbers wielding a gun and an axe burst into the Colette boutique in the heart of Paris earlier today, making off with 600,000 euros worth of goods. AFP Photo

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Jan 29, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Netizens react to ban on caps, sunglasses in malls

Dec 23, 2013 - 10:30 PM

Netizens have a thing or two to say about the banning of caps and sunglasses in malls

Martilyo Gang reflex: Why not regulate hammer sale?

Dec 17, 2013 - 7:27 PM

PNP will help security personnel improve security – but they draw the line at deploying PNP personnel to guard stores

PROTOCOL REVIEW. The Philippine National Police says it will work with mall operators to ensure safety inside shopping malls, especially during the holidays. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

'Martilyo gang' escapes through crowd after SM mall robbery

Dec 16, 2013 - 2:44 PM

More or less 7 suspects used a hammer and a crowbar bought at ACE Hardware Store in the same mall to break jewelry display cases

Photo from SM North EDSA's official Facebook page

SM says 'martilyo' gang behind mall robbery

Dec 15, 2013 - 8:29 PM

3rd UPDATE The gang attacked one of the stores in the mall causing commotion among Christmas shoppers President Aquino and DILG Sec Mar Roxas visited the crime scene

Photo from SM North EDSA's official Facebook page