Social media pics help nab suspects for Chalan Pago theft case
Social media pics help nab suspects for Chalan Pago theft case

Pictures of two men circulating on social media helped police officers identify suspects connected to a theft investigation that occurred in Chalan Pago. On June 18 detectives from the Guam Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division were fo

AT&T allegedly owes GovGuam $5.7M in back rent
AT&T allegedly owes GovGuam $5.7M in back rent

About $5.7 million - that's how much telecom giant AT&T owes in back rent to the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission. The back rent is for a property in Tanguisson that was returned to Ancestral Lands from the Navy in 2002. The Guam Economic Development Autho

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Japan high schoolers among many taking GVB's Hafa Adai Pledge
Japan high schoolers among many taking GVB's Hafa Adai Pledge

Four entities are the newest to take on the Guam Visitors Bureau Hafa Adai Pledge. Some 350 students from Wasegaku High School in Japan also joined the celebration at the University of Guam Calvo Field House earlier today. UOG Professional and Internation

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Michael Libby caught burglarizing house, fights with homeowner
Michael Libby caught burglarizing house, fights with homeowner

A homeowner got quite a scare early Wednesday morning. At around 3 p.m., officers from the Tumon Precinct Command responded to a burglary in progress at Villa Isabana in Harmon. The victim saw a man inside his home. The suspect ran and fled toward Marine

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Republicans back San Nicolas war claims bill
Republicans back San Nicolas war claims bill

Not to be left out, local Republicans also weighed in on the War Claims issue by signaling their support for Congressman San Nicolas' Bill. The five GOP senators signed off on a letter to Congressman Rob Bishop, the ranking member of the House Committee o

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Speaker pushing for war claims
Speaker pushing for war claims

The rush is still on to pass a local bill to pay war claims to surviving man'amko in time for the 75th Liberation Anniversary. Speaker Tina Muna Barnes and several other senators held a conference call with Interior Department officials today to keep them

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GEDA board nominee Deepak Dewan gets support at confirmation hearing
GEDA board nominee Deepak Dewan gets support at confirmation hearing

Local businessman Deepak Dewan is the latest nominee to theGuam Economic Development Authority Board. Appearing today for his confirmation hearing, he pledged to focus on two things to support local small business owners. "I intend to bring a renewed inte

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Alfred Chugen allegedly forced his way into an apartment, beat 2 men
Alfred Chugen allegedly forced his way into an apartment, beat 2 men

Alfred Jeffrey Chugen was arrested, accused of forcing his way into an apartment and beating two people inside. On June 17, one of the victims heard a banging on his front door. Chugen then forced himself into the home and began punching the victim until

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Man allegedly jumps into stranger's car after stealing shoes
Man allegedly jumps into stranger's car after stealing shoes

Mark Quintanilla was arrested on June 17 after he allegedly stole a pair of new shoes and ran out of a Tamuning store. According to court documents, security officers chased Quintanilla outside of GPO in Tamuning where he jumped into a white vehicle. Poli

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16 students start GDOE summer internship
16 students start GDOE summer internship

Guam Department of Education Superintendent Jon Fernandez says although it's summer, it's time for these kids to get to work. With over 50 applicants on short notice, today, 16 high school students from 7 of Guam's high schools were selected to intern at

Thomas Manglona
Administration meets with rating agencies on landfill bond
Administration meets with rating agencies on landfill bond

Following a three-day meeting in Vail, Colorado to attend the Western Governors' Association's annual meeting, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero traveled to San Francisco, California with members of her Fiscal Discipline Team for a bond presentation. Joining the Mag

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GDOE probing different scenarios for Tiyan building use
GDOE probing different scenarios for Tiyan building use

Guam Department of Education Superintendent Jon Fernandez says that there are "active conversations" regarding the multi-use of the Tiyan Headquarters Building E. "We have looked at the building and thought through different scenarios," he told KUAM News.

Thomas Manglona
Young Men's League celebrates 102 years
Young Men's League celebrates 102 years

Today marks the 102nd year of brotherhood for the Young Men's League to mark its 102nd anniversary. Resolution 158-35 was presented by Sens. Wil Castro, Telo Taitague, Therese Terlaje, Louise B. Muna, James Moylan, Jose "Pedo' Terlaje and Speaker Tina Mun

Pacific Islanders in Communications Media Fund deadline June 28
Pacific Islanders in Communications Media Fund deadline June 28

Calling all filmmakers - the Pacific Islanders in Communications announced the start of their Media Fund cycle. The fund awards over $100,000 in total for research and design, production, and post-production for single nonfiction projects. The fund promot

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Freedom Rocks festival set for July 4
Freedom Rocks festival set for July 4

Celebrate the Fourth of July with the MWR Freedom Rocks Festival at U.S. Naval Base Guam - Polaris Point. The event is free and open to the public with no military ID required. Those ages 18 and older, however, must have a valid U.S. ID to enter the event

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Groups urging governor to push for military construction freeze
Groups urging governor to push for military construction freeze

A letter from almost two dozen activist and community groups has been fired off to the maga'haga asking for a meeting to address what the groups say is the military's destruction historical and cultural properties. The letter calls for a sit down with the

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Family searching for Jeneva Bosko
Family searching for Jeneva Bosko

The family of Jeneva Borja Bosko, former Miss Guam World 2012, is asking for the community's help to find her. According to a family member she was last seen in the Tumon area at around 2 to 3 o'clock this morning. Because it has not been 24 hours, they a

Teen alleges sexual abuse by David James Paco Cruz
Teen alleges sexual abuse by David James Paco Cruz

A 19-year-old woman comes forward alleging she was sexually molested multiple times by David James Paco Cruz. The abuse started when she was 12. Cruz is now 38 years old. According to court documents, Cruz first allegedly sexually abused the victim in a h

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Tysone Usana allegedly molested girl over several years
Tysone Usana allegedly molested girl over several years

The alleged sexual abuse started when she was a little girl, but now that she's older she found the courage to speak out. According to court documents 29-year-old Tysone Benavidez Usana allegedly started sexually molesting the victim when she was 8 years

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Edson Harper, 31, arrested for assaulting woman multiple times
Edson Harper, 31, arrested for assaulting woman multiple times

31-year-old Edson Karamen Harper was arrested accused of physically assaulting a woman multiple times. In one of the alleged incidents that occurred over the weekend, Harper became so angry he punched her, kicked her on her head, back and stomach multiple

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DUI checkpoints for June 21
DUI checkpoints for June 21

The Guam Police Department's Highway Patrol Division will be conducting DUI Checkpoints on Friday, June 21. The areas in which the DUI Checkpoints will take place are all major roadways on Guam:-Rt 1 Marine Corps Drive Dededo to Piti-Route 14 Pale San Vit

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DPW seeks 2020 budget topping $20M
DPW seeks 2020 budget topping $20M

The Department of Public Works presented its budget request to senators today. DPW is seeking $20.6 million for Fiscal Year 2020, about $800,000 more than the current year. One of the top concerns raised by senators was over school bus operations. DPW is

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Adelup wants Hagatna master plan input while director acts as lone staff
Adelup wants Hagatna master plan input while director acts as lone staff

The new Hagatna Revitalization and Redevelopment Authority board of commissioners board meeting earlier this afternoon is now an informational meeting after the public notice did not meet deadline and regulations for an official meeting to take place. Now

Thomas Manglona
Rev & Tax wants $3.3M more than current budget
Rev & Tax wants $3.3M more than current budget

The government's main money collection agency appeared before senators for a budget hearing. The Department of Revenue and Taxation presented a nearly $15 million spending plan for Fiscal Year 2020, which is $3.3 million more than this year. DRT is asking

Nestor Licanto
KUAM Podcast Network now available on Spotify!
KUAM Podcast Network now available on Spotify!

We've got big news for all you lovers of awesome on-demand audio programming - the KUAM Podcast Network is now available on Spotify! Just simply follow our feed on Spotify for mobile or on the web and get all of our latest shows when we publish them, avai

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Pagan sisters: she's calling the people back, we have to go back
Pagan sisters: she's calling the people back, we have to go back

Sisters and daughters from the Northern Island of Pagan are advocating against the military's plan to use the islands as a live fire and bomb training grounds.

Thomas Manglona