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GPD: Facebook post about alleged attack by homeless men is bogus
GPD: Facebook post about alleged attack by homeless men is bogus

A post on Facebook that is being forwarded in WhatsApp chats 'warning' of a pair of men who claim to be homeless, then attacking in the Navy Guam area, is bogus according to the Guam Police Department. The post that was from the Facebook group 'Navy Guam

Veterinary Services Mission held on Saipan
Veterinary Services Mission held on Saipan

Over in Saipan, the 45th Medical Detachment Veterinary Service of the U.S. Army Reserves Command concluded its Veterinary Services Mission. Teisha Efraim with the CNMI Bureau of Military Affairs said, "Right now there is an overpopulation of stray animals

Thomas Manglona
Mason DeSoto pleads not guilty to drug charges
Mason DeSoto pleads not guilty to drug charges

After officers seized a total of 1.17 grams of methamphetamine from his car, 24-year-old Mason Christopher Skey DeSoto pled not guilty before Magistrate Judge Jonathan Quan and waived his right to a speedy trial. As KUAM News reported De Soto was arrested

Hannah D'Avanzo
15 Guamanians admitted to hospitals with COVID
15 Guamanians admitted to hospitals with COVID

The Joint Information Center reports 169 new COVID-19 cases today from 1,209 specimens collected on June 30. Of the new cases, 22 were reported by the Department of Defense. 15 people are now hospitalized due to the virus, with one still being a pediatric

Daniel Perez
Candidates certified for election, pick ballot placement
Candidates certified for election, pick ballot placement

The Guam Election Commission's board of directors met this afternoon and certified the list of candidates for the upcoming primary election. At 4pm, candidates pulled for ballot placement. This afternoon at the GEC's office in Tamuning, political hopefuls

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Alleged rape victim takes the stand in Frank San Nicolas trial
Alleged rape victim takes the stand in Frank San Nicolas trial

by Kobe Onedera and Hannah D'Avanzo Trial continues in the Superior Court of Guam for surahanu and former Port Police officer Frank James San Nicolas. He’s being accused of raping a woman at Tanguisson, and today the alleged victim took the stand. D

Liberation Day Parade grand marshal will be Our Lady of Kamalen
Liberation Day Parade grand marshal will be Our Lady of Kamalen

For the first time in two years, Guam will host a Liberation Day parade. The governor's office held a news conference today, and Guam Visitors Bureau President and CEO Carl Gutierrez made the formal announcement. GVB president and CEO Carl Gutierrez made

Nestor Licanto
Nearly 2,000 job seekers flock to Governor’s Islandwide Job Fair
Nearly 2,000 job seekers flock to Governor’s Islandwide Job Fair

by Noah Maravilla, for KUAM News The Governor’s Islandwide Job Fair took place today at the Rihga Royal Laguna Resort. It’s the largest job fair in 15 years and with over 500 employment opportunities available in different fields of work, isla

Police believe remains are of middle-aged man; foul play unlikely
Police believe remains are of middle-aged man; foul play unlikely

A photo ID located at the scene has led Guam Police Department detectives to believe that the human remains discovered off Mendioka Street in Dededo on Thursday morning are that of a male possibly in his late-50s to early-60s. Detectives also noted there

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Feds intercept almost 2 lbs. of meth
Feds intercept almost 2 lbs. of meth

Nearly two pounds of methamphetamine was intercepted by the feds. In documents unsealed in the District Court of Guam recently, search warrants were executed on a pair of packages. The first warrant executed on September 27, 2021 was for a parcel mailed f

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Guam AG wants telemedicine-based abortion ruling vacated
Guam AG wants telemedicine-based abortion ruling vacated

In light of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion case, the Guam Attorney General's Office is calling on the Guam District Court to vacate a ruling that's made it easier for women to obtain a medication abortion thr

Nestor Licanto
Happy 7th anniversary to Guam Regional Medical City!
Happy 7th anniversary to Guam Regional Medical City!

Today is a big day for Guam Regional Medical City, as the private hospital they celebrates its 7th anniversary. To mark such an occasion, a wave was held this morning and a celebration in the afternoon recognizing the hard-working staff. Throughout the mo

Daniel Perez
July celebrates Relay for Life on Guam
July celebrates Relay for Life on Guam

Earlier this morning, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero proclaimed the month of July as Relay for Life Month. It's a movement dedicated to helping communities fight back against cancer. Guam is no exception to this mission as this morning at the Westin Resort, a

Dave Delgado
Commonwealth readies for first liberation parade since COVID
Commonwealth readies for first liberation parade since COVID

Over in the Northern Marianas, the first liberation day parade since the pandemic began is set to take center stage on Monday. Henry Hofschneider, special assistant in the Saipan Mayor’s Office, told KUAM News, "It is all set. There is no preparatio

Thomas Manglona
Women's 3v3 hoops team ready to take their game to FIBA Asia Cup
Women's 3v3 hoops team ready to take their game to FIBA Asia Cup

Our women’s 3vs3 national team leaves island next week Tuesday with the men’s to represent Guam in Singapore. The teams will be competing in the 3vs3 FIBA Asia Cup. EJ Calvo, Men’s National Team Coach, said, "Our women our also young and

Dave Delgado
Man threatens St. Paul's School employees with Airsoft gun stolen from classroom
Man threatens St. Paul's School employees with Airsoft gun stolen from classroom

Police responded to a reported active shooter at St. Paul's School in Dededo this morning. A man broke into a classroom and stole an Airsoft gun, and threatened school employees with it. The incident at the Fededo campus took place in broad daylight. A ma

Nestor Licanto
United bringing back early check-in services
United bringing back early check-in services

Flight service in and out of Guam is starting to ramp up, and so are the airline conveniences. United Airlines announced the return of its Early Check-in service. It will be offered daily at the United counter from 7:30 to 9:30 pm for select flights. Thes

Nestor Licanto
84-year-old woman's death mark's island's 372nd COVID-related fatality, 129 new virus cases reported
84-year-old woman's death mark's island's 372nd COVID-related fatality, 129 new virus cases reported

Somber news as the Joint Information Center reports another death today. The 372nd COVID-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City on June 22. The patient was an 84-year-old female, fully vaccinated and boosted, with underlying health co

Daniel Perez
Delegate's State of the Congress Address set for July 11
Delegate's State of the Congress Address set for July 11

Congressman Michael San Nicolas will deliver his State of the Congress address at 6:30 p.m., July 11 at the Congress Hall. San Nicolas had delayed his speech until after Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero's State of the Island address which she delivered last Wednesd

Nestor Licanto
GDOE PATH MiFi users to lose service while provider sought
GDOE PATH MiFi users to lose service while provider sought

The Guam Department of Education says effective Friday, July 1, internet services for students/families who were issued PATH MiFi devices will be discontinued as GDOE seeks out another provider. Services will be discontinued for approximately one week. On

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Bill to raise OPA salary scale, make agency more independent gains support
Bill to raise OPA salary scale, make agency more independent gains support

A bill to make the Office of Public Accountability more truly independent underwent a public hearing today. The measure by Sen. Joanne Brown would, among other things, provide the OPA with an automatic appropriation of one-quarter of one percent of the go

Nestor Licanto
Dismissal motions considered in CNMI AG's case against governor
Dismissal motions considered in CNMI AG's case against governor

Over in the Northern Marianas, motions to dismiss the criminal charges brought by the attorney general against Governor Ralph Torres were heard in Superior Court Thursday afternoon. Those charges mirror the articles of impeachment that failed to pass the

Thomas Manglona
District Court wants judge to reconsider acquittal decision in former GHURA counsel's conviction
District Court wants judge to reconsider acquittal decision in former GHURA counsel's conviction

On Wednesday in the District Court of Guam, federal prosecutors filed a request for Judge Ramona Manglona to reconsider her June 3 decision to acquit former GHURA legal counsel Mark Smith of 26 counts of wire fraud and a single count of conspiracy to comm

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Judge Quan recuses himself from retired cop's terrorizing case
Judge Quan recuses himself from retired cop's terrorizing case

In Superior Court, Magistrate Judge Jonathan Quan disqualified himself from retired Lt. Jojo Garcia’s criminal case as they previously worked together at the Guam Police Department. On Nov. 11, 2021, Garcia allegedly threatened to commit a crime of

Hannah D'Avanzo
Outburst nearly gets 2 senators tossed from Port public hearing
Outburst nearly gets 2 senators tossed from Port public hearing

It all took place during a public hearing on Sen. Telena Nelson's bill to remove the specific funding caps on projects paid for through a $71 million first-ever port bond floated in 2018. Port General Manager Rory Respicio says doing so will give them the

Nestor Licanto
3vs3 hoops stars heading to Singapore
3vs3 hoops stars heading to Singapore

The Team Guam Men’s and Women’s 3vs3 National Teams are heading to Singapore for some international competition. Men’s National Team Coach EJ Calvo said, "Our men are familiar with the 3vs3 game. They’ve played since they were in t

Dave Delgado