Theft suspect nabbed

first_imgThe 47-year-old Panfilo Agudez, a resident of the village, was caught on Tuesday. ILOILO City – Charged with theft, a man was arrested in Barangay Tahing, Calinog, Iloilo. The suspect was detained in the lockup cell of the Calinog municipal police station. Agudez’s apprehension was staged on the strength of an arrest warrant issued by Judge Maria Yvete Go of the Regional Trial Court Branch 37. A P40,000 bail bond was recommended for his temporary liberty./PNlast_img

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Family to sue hospital after child dies of strep throat

first_imgThe family of a 9-year-old who died after contracting strep throat says they are planning to sue Palms West Hospital after the hospital failed to recognize the seriousness of the child’s illness.According to the report, the child Sebastian Rodriguez came home from school on February 6th feeling ill.Rodriguez’ father then took the child to the hospital after his son continued to complain of severe headaches and he noticed that the 9-year-old was shivering.The child was evaluated at the hospital who then told the child’s father that his son was fine and sent them home with a medical prescription. Staff members also advised the family to wait a period of time and if the symptoms got worse, the family could return to the hospital.Rodriguez’ father says over the next few hours the child did become more ill but because it happened before the time frame the hospital gave them to return, Rodriguez’ family contacted the child’s pediatrician and was told to bring the child in the next morning.The child’s father says the next day his son was so weak that he had to carry him into the doctor’s office. The doctor then evaluated the child and called the hospital to suggest that they admit the child.When the 9-year-old’s family return to the hospital, however, the hospital evaluated the child again and sent the family home.Less than 24-hours later the family returned with the child who was screaming out in pain. Nurses then tried to intubate him, but at that point,  his tongue was too swollen.Eventually the child’s heart stopped and despite efforts from the medical staff, they were unable to revive him. The child was pronounced dead at 7:31 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9th.The family is now working towards suing Palms West whom they are accusing of failing to recognize the serious nature of the child’s illness.last_img read more

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New White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany to make her Debut

first_imgThe new White House press secretary will take to the iconic podium on Friday and hold her first formal briefing by someone other than the president for reporters in more than a year.Kayleigh McEnany who had been the spokeswoman for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, and who is a frequent guest on the South Florida Morning Show, took over the job last month. Former Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders discontinued the practice of speaking for the President in March of last year, and her successor, Stephanie Grisham, did not hold any briefings. Grisham was also acting ast the First Lady Melania Trump’s press secretary.The president himself has spoken regularly from the podium during the coronavirus pandemic, and often holds court in the Oval Office or on the South Lawn with Marine One helicopter blades spinning in the background.McEnany is a University of Miami alum and a Harvard Law School graduate and she expected to brief reporters this afternoon.last_img read more

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