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No MAGPro Awards this year to recognize top GovGuam staffers
No MAGPro Awards this year to recognize top GovGuam staffers

A government employee recognition program held during the Eddie Calvo administration will not be held this year. The MAGPro Awards were held during the last administration to honor the Government of Guam's Department of the Year, and Employee of the Year,

Despite his advice, AG respects governor for stance on Davis case
Despite his advice, AG respects governor for stance on Davis case

Attorney General Leevin Camacho says he respects the governor's decision to move forward with taking the Dave Davis case to the US Supreme Court, even if that decision flies in the face of legal advice he gave her. In a release, the AG says he has "Fully

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Robber sought for incident at Macheche gameroom
Robber sought for incident at Macheche gameroom

The Guam Police Department is reaching out to the community for their assistance relative to an ongoing robbery investigation. On October 7 at round 4:13am, officers from the Dededo Precinct responded to a robbery complaint at the Lucky Land Game Room on

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Detainee Ramon Meneses ordered to appear for meth distribution charge
Detainee Ramon Meneses ordered to appear for meth distribution charge

Ramon Miguel Manalo Meneses, a detainee at the Department of Corrections, was ordered to appear in the District Court related to a pending charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine hydrochloride. The case was sealed, so details are not available

Adriana Cotero
Memorial held in Yap for Rachelle Bergeron
Memorial held in Yap for Rachelle Bergeron

Memorial services were held in Yap today for slain acting attorney general Rachelle Bergeron. Bergeron was gunned down outside her home Monday evening. The Yap state government says the initial phase of the investigation has been completed, and they have

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Release conditions modified for Brian Chan
Release conditions modified for Brian Chan

Federal drug defendant Brian Sanchez Chan's release conditions have been modified. The U.S. Probation Office recommended the removal of the third-party custodian and the defendant's curfew because the current home detention location is not suitable for th

Adriana Cotero
Drug defendant will withdraw her guilty plea
Drug defendant will withdraw her guilty plea

In federal court, attorney William Gavras said he intends to file a motion this week to withdraw drug defendant Maria Untalan's guilty plea. As we've reported, at her last court appearance Untalan admitted to violating her presentence release conditions a

Adriana Cotero
Roadwork closing some lanes in Hagatna
Roadwork closing some lanes in Hagatna

Expect new road closures in the Hagatna area beginning today through Friday as the Guam Waterworks Authority continues maintenance work on sewer lines. The southbound outer lane will be closed at the intersection of Route 8 and Marine Corps Drive to Chamo

Nestor Licanto
Governor plans to take Davis case to US Supreme Court
Governor plans to take Davis case to US Supreme Court

In a special address issued on Monday evening, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero says she will be asking Attorney General Leevin Camacho to appoint attorneys Mike Phillips and Senator Therese Terlaje to lead Guam’s appeal of the Dave Davis decision to the

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Governor confirms re-election bid in 2022
Governor confirms re-election bid in 2022

In response to a question from KUAM News this afternoon, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero confirms she will be seeking re-election in the 2022 election cycle.

Chris Barnett
Memorial planned for slain Yap acting AG
Memorial planned for slain Yap acting AG

Memorial services will be held tomorrow for Rachelle Bergeron Hammerling. The acting attorney general for Yap state was shot dead outside her home last week Monday. According to Yap State Government Director of Civic Affairs Constantine Yowbalaw the memor

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Former GHURA executive director called to the stand
Former GHURA executive director called to the stand

Last week former Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority executive director Marcel Camacho was on the witness stand, and this week another previous leader for the agency testifies. Mike Duenas was the executive director during the second mishap that the

Adriana Cotero
10,000 bags donated to GDOE by CTSI, Tan Holdings
10,000 bags donated to GDOE by CTSI, Tan Holdings

The Guam Department of Education received 10,000 multipurpose bags that were donated by CTSI Logistics Guam and the Tan Holdings family. This contribution is in honor of CTSI's 30 year anniversary on Guam. Tan Holdings president Jerry Tan is an alumnus of

Adriana Cotero
New vehicles added to GPD's fleet
New vehicles added to GPD's fleet

Seven new vehicles were added to the Guam Police Department's fleet this morning during a ceremony at Adelup. Six Mitsubishi Outlanders and one GMC truck presented to GPD with an estimated price tag of $190,000. The truck was purchased by the Office of Hi

Chris Barnett
GVB reports highest fiscal year tourism arrivals ever
GVB reports highest fiscal year tourism arrivals ever

The tourism industry recorded more new arrival records in Fiscal Year 2019, and the 1.63 million tourists represents the best fiscal year to date. In addition, GVB describes the visitor spending increase as an "incredible 52.3-percent." It says the overal

Nestor Licanto
Man seeking asylum files complaint against Kamalen Karidat
Man seeking asylum files complaint against Kamalen Karidat

An asylum seeker from Russia has filed a complaint in the District Court of Guam against Kamalen Karidat. For almost three decades, the nonprofit organization has been providing services to the island's homeless and hungry. Fedor Simanov arrived on Guam o

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Inmates indicted for halfway house escape
Inmates indicted for halfway house escape

The two halfway house inmates who escaped from DOC a week and half ago have been indicted by a superior court grand jury. Johnnie Del Rosario and Johnny Atalig were officially indicted for Felony Escape as Third Degree Felonies. The two walked out of the

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Sinajana police station still not open
Sinajana police station still not open

Four months after a ribbon cutting for its opening, the Sinajana police station is still closed. While the station was scheduled to finally open its doors this week, it appears there is another setback that will further delay the Guam Police Department's

Chris Barnett
Man, 37, uses car to attack other person after argument
Man, 37, uses car to attack other person after argument

37-year-old Jesse Quintanilla Pinaula, Jr. apparently became so angry after an argument with another individual that he tried to run him over. Court documents state the incident occurred in Agat on Friday night. Pinaula was seen driving away from the vict

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Donald Aldan, 50, arrested for Swamp Road vehicle burglary
Donald Aldan, 50, arrested for Swamp Road vehicle burglary

50-year - old busted Sunday in connection to a car burglary that occurred in August along Swamp Road in Dededo. The owner of the car apparently left the keys inside. A family member saw the car parked near a home near NCS Mart on Sunday. When police offic

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Ryan Gebhart (aka, Vanessa Gehart) jailed for drugs
Ryan Gebhart (aka, Vanessa Gehart) jailed for drugs

Accused of committing a crime while on pre-trial release, 41-year-old Ryan Paul Gebhart, also known as Vanessa Gehart, is back behind bars. On Sunday police were in Dededo investigating a theft and forgery case when they took Gebhart into custody. Gebhart

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Hagatna Pool is open again
Hagatna Pool is open again

The Hagatna Pool has reopened after being closed for about two and half weeks. According to Parks and Rec, the contractor has completed repairs to the filtration system. The pool has revised hours effective tomorrow. The hours are 7am-11am and 3pm-6pm Tue

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Post office in Tamuning hit by burglars
Post office in Tamuning hit by burglars

The Guam Police Department is asking for the community's help for information related to a break-in at the Tamuning Post Office that occurred last Monday. Police spokesperson Sergeant Paul Tapao says when an employee walked in to the office, the noticed t

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Moylan reaffirms stance on drug testing for legislative staffers
Moylan reaffirms stance on drug testing for legislative staffers

The back-and-forth continues between Senator Jim Moylan and rules committee chair Senator Regine Biscoe Lee over drug testing of legislative employees. Moylan today withdrew his original resolution on a drug policy after Lee objected that proposed "random

Nestor Licanto
Man at center of Guard recruiting fraud scheme sentenced
Man at center of Guard recruiting fraud scheme sentenced

The leader of the Guard Recruiting Assistance Program fraud federal case was sentenced to 12 months and a day of imprisonment, a full restitution of $42,796.25 and three years of supervised release. The court granted the defendant Anthony Ngirarois' reque

Adriana Cotero
Airport gets endorsement from ratings authorities
Airport gets endorsement from ratings authorities

It's a big step forward in the airport's plan to re-fund debt and free-up more money for capital improvements. International rating agencies Moody's and Standard & Poor's have released the results of their ratings reviews of the Airport's financial health

Nestor Licanto