“The entire police force has beenplaced on red alert status and police chiefs from various cities andmunicipalities will enhance their anti-crime patrols, especially in crowdedareas,” said Baleros. NOCPPO chief Police Colonel RomeoBaleros said they are on the lookout for streetcriminals and deny them the opportunity to strike through maximum policevisibility. Among these street criminals arepickpockets, snatchers and burglars. BACOLOD City – The Negros OccidentalPolice Provincial Office (NOCPPO) is now focused on lawless activities usuallyassociated with the holiday season. The province’s top cop added that theyare now finalizing the security plan which will be rolled out by Dec. 15 – aday before the first day of the nine-day misade gallo or pre-dawn mass. Baleros also said they areanticipating possible attacks from the New People’s Army (NPA) especially sincethe insurgents will celebrate the founding anniversary of the Communist Partyof the Philippines this month. He said police chiefs should adopt atight defensive posture, be more vigilant and coordinate with other friendlyforces. “Yes we are always expecting for enemyassaults because of the series of encounters in Himamaylan and Isabela, plusthe arrest of NPA supporters in Bacolod City last month,” he said./PN
Tipperary won’t have long to try and get over the dissapointment of losing out in this fashion.They open their championship campaign next Saturday against Limerick and, if they replicated the form shown throughout the league, will feel confident that they can go far into the compeition. A sensational free from Maria Delahunty, with the very last kick of the game, earned Waterford a 1-13 to 1-12 win over the Premie County at Semple Stadium.Gerry McGill’s side can consider them unfortunate to lose as they were always in the game and seemed to have done enough to take it to extra-time.Centre forward Mairead Morrissey was probably the pick of the Tipp players and got 1-4 of her team’s tally.
The Knicks had a busy second day of free agency after they missed out on Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.New York reportedly agreed to deals with three players — Wayne Ellington (two-years, 16 million), Reggie Bullock (two-years, $21 million) and Elfrid Payton (two-years, $16 million). The team reportedly signed three forwards, including Julius Randle, on Sunday, as well. The Knicks had been targeting Durant and Irving, but both inked contracts with the Nets shortly after free agency began.The Celtics, meanwhile, may have found a replacement for Al Horford, as they signed Enes Kanter to a two-year contract. Horford left Boston for a four-year deal with the 76ers. Related News Here’s a complete list of notable deals from the second day of free agency:(All trades reported by ESPN, The Athletic, and Yahoo Sports)— The 76ers continued to adjust their roster as they’ve brought in center Kyle O’Quinn.— The Wizards added point guard depth by agreeing to terms with Ish Smith (two-year, $12 million) and Isaiah Thomas (one year). — The Lakers are on the board. They’ll sign Troy Daniels to a one-year, $2.1 million deal. The guard has connected on 40% of his career 3-point attempts. — The Warriors retained a forward but seem to have lost another. Golden State signed Kevon Looney to a three-year, $15 million contract. However, Jordan Bell agreed to a deal with the Timberwolves that the Warriors are not planning to match. — Frank Kaminsky is leaving Charlotte for Phoenix. The stretch forward is set to sign a two-year, $10 million deal with the Suns. — The Bucks continued to fill out their roster by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with wing Wesley Matthews.— Austin Rivers is returning to the Rockets. He’ll sign a two-year deal with Houston. — The Trail Blazers acquired a center via trade. The Heat dealt Hassan Whiteside to Portland in exchange for Meyers Leonard and Maurice Harkless, who was then sent to the Clippers. — Seth Curry found a new team. He’ll ink a four-year, $32 million contract with the Mavericks. — The Magic brought back Michael Carter-Williams on a one-year deal. — The Celtics added Enes Kanter on a two-year, $10 million contract. — The Knicks have signed six players since Sunday — Wayne Ellington, Reggie Bullock, Elfrid Payton, Julius Randle, Taj Gibson and Bobby Portis. NBA trade rumors: Heat have inquired about deal for Wizards’ Bradley Beal Celtics rumors: Boston ‘is not done making moves’ this offseason — Tomas Satoransky is heading to Chicago. The Bulls acquired the guard in a sign-and-trade with the Wizards. He averaged 8.9 points in 27.1 minutes per game last season. — Patrick Beverley is staying with the Clippers. He’ll sign a three-year, $40 million deal and remain in Los Angeles. NBA trade rumors: Bulls searching for deal to move Kris Dunn