Police killed by unknown assailants in Sorsogon

A policeman was killed on the spot by two unknown assailants in Barangay (village) San Pedro in Sorsogon yesterday. ABS-CBN identified the policeman as Michael Villalobos, who was killed when he decided to go home in the middle of the workday. When Villalobos was about to go back to the police station from his house, ...

Crime

24 alleged pedophiles arrested in New Jersey including Filipino nurse

24 alleged pedophiles arrested in New Jersey including Filipino nurse

Parents, guide your children’s use of social media because pedophiles are now using it to prey on their victims. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced the...

PH university receives bomb threat but police find no explosives

PH university receives bomb threat but police find no explosives

Why are there bomb threats going around Manila schools? Members of the police today found no signs of explosives after it searched the campus of the University of Santo Tomas...

Former village captain shot dead in front of children in Manila

Former village captain shot dead in front of children in Manila

A former barangay (village) captain was shot dead in front of his children by unidentified assailants inside his home in Pandacan, Manila earlier today. The victim was identified...

Women arrested for selling stolen laptop meant for public school students

Women arrested for selling stolen laptop meant for public school students

Even government property meant for public school students are being stolen. Officials of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) today...

More than PHP1 million worth of meth seized during capture of suspected drug pusher

More than PHP1 million worth of meth seized during capture of suspected drug pusher

The police confiscated PHP1.38 million (more than US$52,500) worth of suspected shabu (methamphetamine) when it arrested an alleged drug lord in Tagbilaran City, Bohol last night....

Jealous husband kills wife while high on drugs

Jealous husband kills wife while high on drugs

Hell hath no fury like a man scorned. That’s what this story of a man who killed his wife while high on drugs tells us. His reason for killing her? Apparently, he was...

Retired general found guilty for kidnap and illegal detention of college students

Retired general found guilty for kidnap and illegal detention of college students

Twelve years after the abduction and disappearance of college students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno, the case is finally closed. Major General and former Congressperson...

Woman stabbed by ex for refusing to get back together 

Woman stabbed by ex for refusing to get back together 

Crazy ex-girlfriend? More like Crazy ex-boyfriend. A woman is currently recuperating from wounds from an attack by her former live-in partner, who stabbed her multiple times...

Worker accidentally discovers six kilos of methamphetamine buried underground

Worker accidentally discovers six kilos of methamphetamine buried underground

This is a scene out of Breaking Bad. A worker accidentally discovered six kilos of suspected shabu (methamphetamine) yesterday in Quezon City when he was digging for drainage. The...


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The crime rate in Manila has become increasingly alarming over the years. While there are people who still say that they feel safe in the country’s capital, it cannot be denied that crimes make it to the headlines on a daily basis. Coconuts Manila's extensive coverage includes petty offenses like shoplifing or harmless vandalism of trains, but we also report on the more serious crimes like child abuse, rape, bloody murders, robbery, kidnapping and killings on the street. Coconuts Manila will give you the latest crime news as soon as we get them.