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Father and son arrested for trespassing on hotel property
Father and son arrested for trespassing on hotel property

It was on Friday when security for the Guam Visitors Bureau was conducting a check of the unoccupied Verona Hotel when he noticed a gate to the property was ajar. Upon further inspection, security noticed a glass pane of the hotel’s entry door was m

Abundance of stray animals puts strain on GAIN
Abundance of stray animals puts strain on GAIN

Guam's Animal Control Officers are finding it difficult to manage the high number of stray animals, so officials have implemented a limited intake agreement. The Department of Agriculture is working with GAIN, our island's only animal shelter to find a so

Julius Santos
Two sentenced for food stamp fraud
Two sentenced for food stamp fraud

63-year-old Singeo Singenes and 56-year-old Innocencia Esirom were sentenced in federal court to one month and one day in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. Singenes is the owner of the now-shutdown S&I Mart in Barrigada, while Es

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Church sex abuse cases tally 262
Church sex abuse cases tally 262

A joint status conference was held in the District Court today related to the clergy sex abuse cases filed against the Archdiocese of Agana.As we reported, Thursday was the deadline for all sexual proofs of claims to be filed with the federal court. The f

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Danny Junior Naa accused of sexually assaulting child
Danny Junior Naa accused of sexually assaulting child

Police arrested Danny Junior Naa after a complaint was made alleging he sexually assaulted a child on several occasions. Court documents state the victim was 6 or 7 years old when Naa first sexually assaulted her at the playground of her former residence.

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United announces new Saturday evening Saipan flights
United announces new Saturday evening Saipan flights

Good news for those who travel to Saipan, effective Dec. 7, United Airlines will add a new Saipan to Guam evening flight that will operate on Saturday evenings at 6:20 p.m. The new Saturday flights are available until March 28, 2020. Tickets are now avail

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$2.8M in tax returns to be mailed Monday
$2.8M in tax returns to be mailed Monday

Department of Rev and Tax along with Department of Administration announced that on Monday, they will be mailing out over 964 tax refunds totaling approximately $2.8 million, including refunds garnished to repay government debts for error-free returns fil

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Linsangan: government violated Organic Act, due process when it legalized marijuana
Linsangan: government violated Organic Act, due process when it legalized marijuana

One man, Sedfrey Linsangan is taking a stand against Guam's marijuana Law that makes it legal for adults to smoke recreationally, and the government argues for dismissal based on lack of standing. In district court, Judge Joaquin Manibusan heard from both

Adriana Cotero
Hearing for woman accused in UOG bid rigging scheme moved to September
Hearing for woman accused in UOG bid rigging scheme moved to September

Jayanika Lawrence was scheduled to appear in court today, but her hearing has now been moved to Sept. 4, additionally, attorney Leilani Lujan was appointed to represent her. Lawrence along with University of Guam Professor Thomas Marler are accused of bei

Sabrina Salas Matanane
HUD green lights GHURA's request to up amount for Section 8 vouchers
HUD green lights GHURA's request to up amount for Section 8 vouchers

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development has approved GHURA's request to implement a "Success Rate Payment Standard" for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. GHURA will go from a using the 40th percentile Fair Market Rent calculation ra

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Reimy Ikea admits to police he struck woman
Reimy Ikea admits to police he struck woman

On Tuesday, Guam Police Department officers responded to a residence in Yigo. The female victim said that a man known to her approached her in an aggressive manner with a metal rebar. The man began to swing the rebar and ended up striking the victim once

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Motion to suppress evidence in murder case has error
Motion to suppress evidence in murder case has error

There's a typographical error in the motion to suppress evidence for murder defendant Brandon Acosta's case. The item in question is identified as a pair of brown shorts that allegedly are gray. These clothing items, along with slippers are the evidence t

Adriana Cotero
Several new clergy sex abuse complaints filed before cutoff
Several new clergy sex abuse complaints filed before cutoff

As part of the Archdiocese of Agana's bankruptcy case, 5 p.m. today was the official deadline for all sexual proofs of claims to be filed with the District Court of Guam related to allegations of clergy sex abuse. More than 220 claims have been filed and

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Taitague says foster care bill duplicates existing law
Taitague says foster care bill duplicates existing law

Are senators attempting to pass legislation that is already law? Today's legislative session got bogged down this afternoon over Sen. Mary Torres' Bill to lift the six child cap on foster care homes. While the measure appears to have strong support, Sen.

Nestor Licanto
Guam selects legal team for PFAS lawsuit
Guam selects legal team for PFAS lawsuit

The Office of the Attorney General has selected a legal team consisting of a half a dozen firms to assist in the PFAS water contamination claims. A contract was executed to retain their services on a contingency fee of 15%, which is half of the 30% fee au

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Public invited to Neighborhood Watch Program Summit Saturday
Public invited to Neighborhood Watch Program Summit Saturday

The Guam Police Department, the Guam Community College and the Mayor's Council of Guam held a press conference this afternoon for the upcoming Neighborhood Watch Program Summit. With all the break-ins, thefts, and robberies the island has been experiencin

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Jeric Aradanas takes plea deal in Dededo drug raid case
Jeric Aradanas takes plea deal in Dededo drug raid case

One defendant has entered a plea and the other four were back in court Wednesday. Jeric Aradanas, Miguelito Bataclan, Ramil Gonzalez, Ronald Bayon, and Madonna Maguelfor were all arrested last month after a drug raid in Dededo. Aradanas signed a change of

Adriana Cotero
Make your nominations for the 2019 UOG Distinguished Alumni Awards
Make your nominations for the 2019 UOG Distinguished Alumni Awards

The University of Guam Alumni Association in cooperation with the University of Guam Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is announcing the opening of nominations for the 2019 UOG Distinguished Alumni Awards. Nominations will be accepted from Aug. 16

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Police chase suspect shot at Andersen Air Force Base during apprehension
Police chase suspect shot at Andersen Air Force Base during apprehension

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – At approximately 6:35 a.m. local time, the search for the suspect involved in a high-speed police chase last night with Guam Police Department ended when he was located by a team of security forces members here. The i

Suspect in high-speed chase sought by police
Suspect in high-speed chase sought by police

Police spokesperson Paul Tapao says the suspect involved in a high-speed chase on Wednesday night got away. As we reported the hot pursuit ended with a man driving through the front gate of Andersen Air Force Base, crashing, and then fleeing on foot. Tapa

Andersen AFB on lockdown after SUV crash
Andersen AFB on lockdown after SUV crash

KUAM News has learned that police were taken on a high speed chase that ended in Yigo. Police were in pursuit of a silver SUV that crashed in Andersen Air Force Base. The search for the driver who fled on foot is underway. Allie Serna says she saw the car

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Governor: congressman should focus efforts on federal issues
Governor: congressman should focus efforts on federal issues

Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero is calling out Congressman Michael San Nicolas. She's not pleased one bit about his plans to amend the Organic Act. The congressman, who refuses to speak with KUAM, posted on Facebook that his office is currently drafting legislatio

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Six complete Guam Family Recovery Program
Six complete Guam Family Recovery Program

This afternoon, the second Guam Family Recovery Program or celebrated five graduates, one hybrid partner, and their families. The six individuals completed all of the program requirements and were honored for the achievement in a special graduation progra

Adriana Cotero
Special screening of 'Almost Sunrise,' VETOGA yoga classes next week
Special screening of 'Almost Sunrise,' VETOGA yoga classes next week

Humanities Guåhan, in partnership with the Northern Marianas Humanities Council, presents a special film screening and discussion of Almost Sunrise, and a series of VETOGA yoga classes featuring special guest Tom Voss. The screening and film discuss

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DUI checkpoints this weekend
DUI checkpoints this weekend

The Guam Police Department's Highway Patrol Division will be conducting DUI Checkpoints on Friday, Aug. 16 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Saturday and then from Saturday, Aug. 17 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday. The areas of concentration for the checkpoints will be

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Court rules GovGuam can foreclose on businessman's property to pay back taxes
Court rules GovGuam can foreclose on businessman's property to pay back taxes

GovGuam won a $3.7 million judgment against a businessman who failed to pay taxes from 1999 through 2002. In a decision Tuesday, the district court authorized the government to foreclose on six properties co-owned by the defendant, Danny Leon Guerrero. Th

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