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

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

Thomas Manglona
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

Nestor Licanto
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

Nestor Licanto
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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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

Nestor Licanto
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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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

Sabrina Salas Matanane
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

Sabrina Salas Matanane
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

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

Jason Salas
Check out 'A Universe of Stories' library program
Check out 'A Universe of Stories' library program

The Guam Public Library System's summer reading program is well underway. This year's theme is "A Universe of Stories". Children up to 17 years old are afforded the opportunity to have fun reading and participate in activities that ignite their imaginatio

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Legacy, Stunnerz will meet for women's tackle football title
Legacy, Stunnerz will meet for women's tackle football title

The 2019 Bud Light Guam Women's Tackle Football League title will be up for grabs this Saturday at the UOG Field. 7-time defending champions Team Legacy will be meeting the Stunnerz in the championship game set for 2:00 pm. This is a rematch of last seaso

Dave Delgado
Scheduled power outage for June 24 - parts of Barrigada
Scheduled power outage for June 24 - parts of Barrigada

The Guam Power Authority has announced a power outage from 9 a.m. to noon, June 24 in parts of Barrigada. When: 9 a.m. to noon, June 24Where: Barrigada - customers on route 10 southbound from the Barrigada substation towards the Dairy Road traffic light a

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Remains of Japanese soldiers transferred to consulate
Remains of Japanese soldiers transferred to consulate

The Japan Consulate accepts the remains of Japanese soldiers this morning at the State Historic Preservation Office. Nearly two dozen remains of Japanese soldiers were unearthed at GovGuam infrastructure projects in Agat and Matapang beach in Tumon. Actin

Chris Barnett
Court enters not guilty plea for Dexter Long
Court enters not guilty plea for Dexter Long

Drug defendant Dexter Long was arraigned in District Court today. It's interesting to note that although he wanted to enter a guilty plea, the court entered a not guilty plea. The reason for that is that without knowing if Long was making an intelligent e

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Barnes urging Congress members to support war claims bill
Barnes urging Congress members to support war claims bill

Speaker Tina Muna Barnes is asking congressional leaders to support Congressman Michael San Nicolas' bill to expedite the release of war claims funding. Barnes released copies of letters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoye

Nestor Licanto
SHPO told of new archeological finding at Machanao
SHPO told of new archeological finding at Machanao

More ancient CHamoru artifacts discovered today at the site of what will be the Live fire training range access road in Machanao. State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Aguon tells KUAM News her office was notified of the site's discovery this afternoo

Chris Barnett