22-year-old banker arrested for alleged exortion in Kiefer Ravena photo scandal

Controversy is all part of the game. A 22-year-old Ateneo alumni was arrested by police officers for allegedly trying to extort money from Alab Pilipinas guard and former Ateneo basketball star Kiefer Ravena, who was recently involved in a social media “sexting” scandal involving private photos. The Philippine National Police Anti-Cyber Crime Group has caught

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Missing 20-year-old dad found dead with 13 gunshot wounds

The search for Renzo Lopez ended in a heartbreaking tragedy. The corpse of the 20-year-old father who was allegedly abducted from Quezon City on Mar 14 was found in a funeral...

Missing 20-year-old dad found dead with 13 gunshot wounds

‘I was raped by my father for 10 years’: 17-year-old girl rescued by authorities

A 17-year-old girl from Negros Oriental was rescued last Friday after she sought the help of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for alleged sexual abuse by her father in the...

‘I was raped by my father for 10 years’: 17-year-old girl rescued by authorities

Cebu road rage suspect claims self-defense, plans to file counter charges

Road rage suspect David Lim Jr. claimed he was merely defending himself when he fired a gun after a traffic altercation. “I fired a warning shot on the ground, as you can...

Cebu road rage suspect claims self-defense, plans to file counter charges

The search continues for scion of prominent family involved in Cebu shooting incident

Accompanied by police officers, Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña raided on Sun night a condominium unit and a house in Maria Luisa Subdivision in search for the gunman involved in a...

The search continues for scion of prominent family involved in Cebu shooting incident

Video captures a student stabbing his schoolmate outside campus

A security camera captured a 16-year-old student stab his schoolmate right outside the campus of F.G. Calderon Integrated School in Manila. The 14-year-old victim named Erwin was...

Video captures a student stabbing his schoolmate outside campus

Former Duterte death squad hitman says ‘more will speak out’

A former policeman who confessed to being part of a “death squad” under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he did not fear him, and believed four...

Former Duterte death squad hitman says ‘more will speak out’

Hollywood-style heist: Thieves dig underground tunnel to rob pawnshop

It’s not exactly an original getaway plan, but unfortunately, it works. A group of suspected gang members pulled off a daring heist in Marikina City by digging a tunnel to a...

Hollywood-style heist: Thieves dig underground tunnel to rob pawnshop

Cebu prisoners stripped naked during prison search

A photo of Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center inmates stripped naked, sitting on the floor of the facility’s open court, has gone viral with netizens saying...

Cebu prisoners stripped naked during prison search

German hostage beheaded by Abu Sayyaf: SITE

Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded the German hostage they were holding for ransom, the SITE Intelligence group said Monday. A video posted by the extremist Abu...

German hostage beheaded by Abu Sayyaf: SITE

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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.