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A look at the poster that was posted around the territory when Tiama went missing. He was found Monday morning, safe and unharmed.  [Courtesy photo]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The young boy who was gone missing from his family in Nu’uuli since last week Saturday, June 16 is now with his parents. The boy was found Monday morning and looked fine. This was confirmed by his mother during a telephone interview yesterday with Samoa News. An official...
  A photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows the interior of a CBP facility in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. Immigration officials have separated thousands of families who crossed the border illegally. Reporters taken on a tour of the facility were not allowed by agents to interview any of the detainees or take photos, the AP reported. U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP
Washington, D.C. — Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned. Lawyers and medical providers who have...
Shoppers and employees employed by various businesses housed in the Laufou Shopping Mall were evacuated earlier this Morning when wiring for a exhaust vent shorted causing an electrical fire around the Koko-Bean area. The fire according to a company representative was mostly smoke. The entire...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who is a repeat offender and has a long criminal history in the court system was arrested by police last week, for allegedly assaulting his wife using a machete. It’s been two weeks since police officers have been trying to locate the suspect pursuant to an arrest...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The preliminary examination (PX) which was scheduled for one of the three defendants arrested by police during a raid in Pago Pago last month is now rescheduled to Thursday this week. Meriko Lomu, who is still in custody unable to post her $30,000 surety bond appeared...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After seeking information from Hawaiian Airlines’ Flight Division staff, airline spokesperson Ann Botticelli confirmed yesterday the laser beam incident fired towards a Hawaiian flight on Apr. 12th. Botticelli says it took sometime to track down accurate information on...
Manu'a, AMERICAN SAMOA — O le aso Faraile ua te’a na fa'ataunu'uina ai le sauniga o le fa'au'uga mo fanau fa'ai'uaso mai le Laumua o le Segaula, le Aoga Maualuga a Manu’a, i le Manu'atele. E to'a sefulu ma le lua i latou na fa'au'u mai i lenei tausaga ma ua fa'ale'ia fo'i i latou i apoapoa'iga ma...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Leone who is accused of attempting to assault his sister while she was holding her 2-month old baby was arrested by police last week. Panapa Lolo made his initial appearance in District Court where Judge Pro Temp, Gwen Tauiliili-Langkilde granted a motion from...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who allegedly was walking around the Amouli area heading to Aoa with a machete on June 13, around 1:50 p.m. has been arrested by police and charged with 3rd degree assault and disturbing the public peace (PPD). Rintel Iatala made his initial appearance in District...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In American Samoa, about 500 land use permits have been issued for new construction and repairs to homes destroyed or damaged during Gita in February. Tino Ma'o of the Project Notification and Review System Board, said the Gita rebuilding has led to improvements in home...

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