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Harassment, drugs lead to arrest of John Quichocho, Jr.
Harassment, drugs lead to arrest of John Quichocho, Jr.

He tried to stow away his drugs in a police vehicle and was arrested for harassment and possession of a schedule II controlled substance after police received a disturbance call from Yigo. Officers met with the victim who alleged that John Tenorio Quichoc

Guam leaders react to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade decision
Guam leaders react to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade decision

The Supreme Court on Friday overturned its landmark decision in Roe v. Wade that established the right to an abortion, with a ruling that marks a seismic shift in abortion law and will usher in new rules limiting or banning access to the procedure in half

Nestor Licanto & Thomas Manglona
House Ethics Committee determines San Nicolas accepted improper contributions, engaged in conspiracy
House Ethics Committee determines San Nicolas accepted improper contributions, engaged in conspiracy

The House Ethics committee has unanimously concluded that there was substantial evidence that Delegate Michael San Nicolas accepted improper excessive campaign contributions; engaged in a conspiracy to hide the proceeds of the illicit campaign contributio

Jason Salas
Four burglary suspects wanted by police
Four burglary suspects wanted by police

Four people are wanted for questioning in reference to a burglary investigation. These individuals are Nellie Ann Alvarez, Louis Julian San Nicolas, Jeremi Topasna Mapote, and Jerald Joseph Alvarez. Nellie stands 4'8", 125 lbs, light complexion and black

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Chad Juanico arrested in beating of USS Ronald Reagan servicemember
Chad Juanico arrested in beating of USS Ronald Reagan servicemember

Thirty-one-year-old Chad Anthony Juanico is being charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and driving while impaired after police responded to a disturbance in Tumon. Patrol officers responded to a call at Vikings Club where they found an uncon

Joan Aguon Charfauros
State of emergency declared for Tinian debris site grass fire grows out of control
State of emergency declared for Tinian debris site grass fire grows out of control

CNMI Acting Gov. Jude Hofschneider, on Thursday, declared Tinian under a state of emergency, after a grass fire grew out of control. The acting governor of the Northern Marianas signed an executive order declaring a major disaster, arising from the burnin

Isaiah Aguon
Drunk driver who struck and killed cop in 2007 denied parole
Drunk driver who struck and killed cop in 2007 denied parole

The woman who struck and killed Guam Police Department officer Frankie E. Smith when she was drunk behind the wheel in 2007, was denied early release from jail on Friday. Charmi Retuyan was exiting out of the Fiesta Resort parking lot on Dec. 30, 2007 whe

Joan Aguon Charfauros
GEC sees more than 52,000 registered voters as of late May
GEC sees more than 52,000 registered voters as of late May

In Decision 2022 headlines, it appears that island residents are wanting change, as the Guam Election Commission sees an increase in registered voters. According to GEC Executive Director Maria Pangelinan, as of May 25, Guam has 52,209 registered voters.

Isaiah Aguon
FDA orders the stop of all JUUL e-cigarette product sales
FDA orders the stop of all JUUL e-cigarette product sales

For vapers out there using Juul e-cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration has ordered the company to stop selling its products. the product pull its products from shelves, citing lack of data and evidence to assess their potential health risks. The m

Daniel Perez
Applications for third phase of Prugraman Salappe starts next week
Applications for third phase of Prugraman Salappe starts next week

More financial help is on the way for struggling households. New applications for the $500 Prugraman Salappe 3 will be accepted starting on Monday. Under the new program, if you were eligible for Salappe2, you don't have to apply again. You'll be paid aut

Nestor Licanto
Early voter registration being held at Tumon hotel
Early voter registration being held at Tumon hotel

by Kate Balser for KUAM News In Decision 2022 news, Guam residents can begin voting for the Primary Election on July 28 at the Westin Resort’s Mezzanine level. From July 28 to August 19, the Guam Election Commission will be holding registering and e

Register for the Lil' Sprouts Academy today!
Register for the Lil' Sprouts Academy today!

by Noah Maravilla for KUAM News Registration is now open for the second session of Guåhan Sustainable Culture’s Li’l Sprouts Academy. As KUAM News reported, the li’l sprouts academy teaches kids how to grow their own food– hi

Visiting sailors donate time, elbow grease to Yigo animal shelter
Visiting sailors donate time, elbow grease to Yigo animal shelter

They may only be here for a few days, but sailors serving aboard the USS Ronald Reagan are giving back and helping around the island, starting at the local animal shelter. They’re here to spread some paw-sitivity around the island and their first st

Daniel Perez
Bank of Guam's Marati retiring after 23 years
Bank of Guam's Marati retiring after 23 years

A longtime Bank of Guam employee who helped expand its community presence is retiring. Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer Jackie Marati is leaving after 23 years at the local financial institution. She's recognized for

KUAM News
CNMI products spread commonwealth's culture to an international audience during Pacific Mini Games
CNMI products spread commonwealth's culture to an international audience during Pacific Mini Games

Over in the Northern Marianas, the 2022 Pacific Mini Games is coming to a close and as athletes celebrate victory in sport it is also a show of cultural pride. 2,000 visitors surged through Saipan to spectate at the Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games. A

Thomas Manglona
Merizo Pier Project returns July 3, needs volunteers
Merizo Pier Project returns July 3, needs volunteers

The Merizo Pier Project is calling for volunteers. It's scheduled to resume this July. Tires, plastic bottles, aluminum cans, golf balls, umbrellas, boat pieces, fishing lines, weights, and hooks, were some of the debris cleared out from the waters of Mer

Isaiah Aguon
Team Guam Baseball has momentum heading into gold medal game
Team Guam Baseball has momentum heading into gold medal game

In baseball news out of the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan, Team Guam will be playing for the Gold medal tonight when they step back onto the diamond. Guam advanced after beating Palau for the second straight time. Team Guam trailed 3-0 in the 6th inning wh

Dave Delgado
Lone Republican gubernatorial candidates file
Lone Republican gubernatorial candidates file

The Republican team of former Gov. Felix Camacho and Sen.r Tony Ada are the latest gubernatorial team to officially file their candidacy with the Guam election commission. They will run unopposed in the August primary. Also filing today was former Attorne

KUAM News
Woman arrested after attacking car with frying pan, assaulting victim
Woman arrested after attacking car with frying pan, assaulting victim

She allegedly used a frying pan to attack a woman and damage her property. Thirty-four-year-old Raymond was arrested after she allegedly used a frying pan to damage car windows and attacked a woman known to her after she asked for her dress back. Court do

KUAM News
Field to Fork - Babui hunt Saturday
Field to Fork - Babui hunt Saturday

by Noah Maravilla for KUAM News The Department of Agriculture is thrilled to announce that the Field to Fork - Babui hunt will be taking place this Saturday, June 25. It focuses on hunting the feral pig population, which causes destruction to Guam's land,

75 new COVID cases reported
75 new COVID cases reported

The Joint Information Center reports 75 new COVID-19 cases today from 864 specimens collected on June 22. Of the new cases, 23 were reported by the Department of Defense. Eight residents are now hospitalized due to the virus, with one being a pediatric pa

KUAM News
GMHA offering voter registration
GMHA offering voter registration

It's another sign that Guam is entering an election season. The Guam Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the Guam Election Commission, is holding voter registration stations at the Tamuning facility. It's happening twice a day, twice a week for the nex

Daniel Perez
Man in Paseo shooting pleads not guilty
Man in Paseo shooting pleads not guilty

A man involved in the May shooting at the Paseo parking lot appeared before Magistrate Judge Johnathan Quan today in court. As KUAM News reported, 23-year-old Narson Marsian is one of several men involved in the incident at Paseo where they allegedly swun

Hannah D'Avanzo
USS Ronald Reagan makes Guam port call
USS Ronald Reagan makes Guam port call

Thousands of sailors serving aboard the USS Ronald Reagan get to have some fun in the sun for the next few days. Four of the crew aboard the aircraft carrier have Guam roots and look forward to spending time with friends and family and spreading the hafa

Daniel Perez
Submissions still sought to pick GCC's next mascot
Submissions still sought to pick GCC's next mascot

by Noah Maravilla for KUAM News The Guam Community Colleges Mascot Contest will close on Friday, June 24 at 11:59 pm. The contest is still open to the public and all entries submitted on time will be reviewed by GCC’s Mascot Contest Committee. GCC h

Pony Youth Baseball Academy wraps-up clinic
Pony Youth Baseball Academy wraps-up clinic

The Pony Youth Baseball Academy finished another successful and fun weeklong academy for aspiring Guam youth baseball players at the Triple J Guam baseball fields at Okkodo High School. The academy consisted of daily warm ups, stretching, simulated games,

Dave Delgado