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Bank robbery suspect found not guilty - Guampdn
After less than two hours of deliberations, a Superior Court of Guam jury cleared Edward Baza of all charges related to the Bank of Guam robbery in Yigo last year. Baza faced one count each of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery, as well as a special ...
Woman indicted in November fatal crash - Guampdn
A Superior Court grand jury has indicted a woman in connection with a crash that killed three teenagers in November. The suspect, Quadlyn Gorong, was indicted on three counts each of manslaughter, negligent homicide, reckless driving with injuries and ...
Wesley Matthews out for season with Achilles injury - Guampdn
Amid a five-game winning streak and a burst of confidence on the path toward championship contention, the Portland Trail Blazers announced late Thursday that shooting guard Wesley Matthews is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon in his left leg.
Security questioned in U.S. ambassador attack - Guampdn
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Police on Friday investigated the motives of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea as questions turned to whether security was neglected. The attack Thursday on Mark Lippert, which prompted ...
Portland's Matthews ruptures Achilles, out for season - Guampdn
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland's game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night and is out for the season. Matthews was running with the ball when he fell to the court two ...
Out of style: Would 1990 Loyola Marymount work today? - Guampdn
Twenty-five years after his Loyola Marymount team's historic NCAA tournament run, Bo Kimble says he knows exactly what his high-octane team would do in today's offensively-challenged college basketball world: dominate. "I hope Virginia can score 124 ...
Harrison Ford injured in plane crash - Guampdn
LOS ANGELES -- Harrison Ford was injured Thursday afternoon when his vintage single-engine airplane crashed on a golf course shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport. The actor and private pilot reported engine failure and requested an immediate ...
Surfer dies at hospital: Guahan Napu to dedicate event to Joseph Acfalle - Guampdn
Guahan Napu Inc., the local nonprofit federation of surfers and body-boarders, is dedicating an upcoming annual surfing and body-boarding competition to veteran surfer Joseph Acfalle, who died Wednesday afternoon after being pulled from Talofofo Bay.
Civilian honored for helping rescue driver from burning car - Guampdn
A civilian who assisted in rescuing a 65-year-old driver from a burning car around midnight Tuesday was honored yesterday at Adelup. While many in his position might bask in the limelight, Agat resident Kenneth Lumpara, 37, humbly accepted an award for his ...
Monkeys at risk for bioterror bacteria put outdoors - Guampdn
More than 175 monkeys that were potentially exposed to a bioterror bacteria inside a major Louisiana research complex were returned to their outdoor cages before officials knew the deadly pathogen was on the loose from a lab accident. The new admission by ...
Mission to a mysterious dwarf planet - Guampdn
. Its destination is also pure Hollywood: a pockmarked world with a frozen subterranean sea and perhaps a few geysers. But this is no movie. The ship is NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which has scudded smoothly through the solar system for 7-1/2 years on its ...
Exclusive book trailer reveal: 'Holding Strong' - Guampdn
We at HEA are fanning themselves after getting a look (OK, multiple looks) at the trailer for Lori Foster's Holding Strong, book two in her Ultimate series. And we're happy to share the trailer AND an excerpt with you! Holding Strong arrives at the end of ...
Russell Westbrook triple-double streak mesmerized while it lasted - Guampdn
The Big Dipper's record is safe from Russell Westbrook. Which is more than anyone else can say in today's NBA. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard saw his scintillating streak of triple-doubles end at four on Thursday night, when he finished with 43 ...
Storm: 21% of all U.S. flights canceled Thursday - Guampdn
A miserable day for flight cancellations became even worse after a Delta Air Lines flight skidded off a New York LaGuardia runway around 11 a.m. ET. All flights were grounded there through about 3 p.m. ET, when one of the airport's two runways reopened to ...
Giants' Hunter Pence has broken arm, out up to 2 months - Guampdn
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The San Francisco Giants will be without outfielder Hunter Pence for the next two months after he suffered a broken left forearm Thursday. Pence was hit by a pitch from Corey Black of the Chicago Cubs in the sixth inning of Thursday's ...