Filipina allegedly stabbed to death by own husband in California

A Filipina was stabbed to death allegedly by her own husband in their San Diego, California home late last week. The couple has been identified as 30-year-old Rhona Barcelon and her husband 31-year-old Jay Barcelon. The authorities reportedly heard the two arguing when they arrived at their home at 2200 Dain Court, Lemon Grove at ...

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ABS-CBN files $40 million lawsuit against US websites for illegal streaming

ABS-CBN files $40 million lawsuit against US websites for illegal streaming

Philippine media company ABS-CBN has sued 40 American websites for illegally streaming its content, the media reported yesterday. The US$40 million lawsuit, filed at the United...

Broadcaster arrested in Manila for not wearing face mask

Broadcaster arrested in Manila for not wearing face mask

A broadcaster who works for a government-owned radio station was arrested on Friday in Manila because he temporarily removed his facemask while driving, the National Union of...

Woman catches husband and his lover outside Pangasinan motel

Woman catches husband and his lover outside Pangasinan motel

A woman is planning to sue her husband after catching him and his lover as they were about to check in to a motel in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, the media reported yesterday....

Youth leader shot dead in his own home in Laguna

Youth leader shot dead in his own home in Laguna

The chairman of the Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) of Lumban, Laguna was shot dead in his own home by an unknown gunman on Tuesday afternoon. Renzo Matienzo, 26, was in his...

Host Anthony Taberna sues ex-employee and banker for allegedly stealing PHP15 million

Host Anthony Taberna sues ex-employee and banker for allegedly stealing PHP15 million

Broadcaster Anthony Taberna yesterday appeared at the Quezon City Prosecutors’ Office to file complaints of qualified theft against his former employee and a bank officer...

2 minors arrested for smuggling ‘shabu’ into Davao City jail by hiding it in rice bowl

2 minors arrested for smuggling ‘shabu’ into Davao City jail by hiding it in rice bowl

Two minors were arrested earlier this week in Davao City after they attempted to smuggle meth into a jail, which they hid inside a bowl of rice. Oof. Read: Woman arrested for...

Soldier’s spouse found dead in Camarines Sur

Soldier’s spouse found dead in Camarines Sur

A soldier’s wife was found dead with her throat slit in her own home in Camaligan, Camarines Sur last week. Ressian Dumagat, 31, was found lifeless by her husband Rejan...

Pangasinan couple shot by soldier after woman refuses to sleep with him

Pangasinan couple shot by soldier after woman refuses to sleep with him

A soldier has been arrested in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan after he shot a woman and her boyfriend on Tuesday night because she allegedly refused to have sex with him. Private First...

Human rights commission probes alleged rape, extortion, and detention of 2 women by Cebu cops

Human rights commission probes alleged rape, extortion, and detention of 2 women by Cebu cops

The Commission on Human Rights announced today that it is investigating the alleged rape, detention, and extortion of two women by Cebu City cops. Although the 11 officers working...


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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.