Houghton County Newswire

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  1. Snow day!: September 22Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... fell from the Keweenaw to the Gogebic Range. Even close to the lake, Ontonagon collected 2 inches, while the Houghton County Airport north of Hancock received 3 inches. The snow jackpot went to the Gogebic Range, where it snowed enough to bring out ...

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  2. Shelter home answers questions about domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Serious crime in Houghton County has stayed relatively low for the past two decades, but just in the last year there have been three murders, two of which stemmed from domestic violence. Most can't even fathom what goes through the mind of an abuser, but it's even difficult at times to understand what goes on in the mind of a victim who stays in an abusive relationship.

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  3. Man charged in woman's knife death, girl's injuryRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... ) after serving eight years for slashing the throat of a 92-year-old man during a 2004 robbery. The Houghton County sheriff's department says the girl called 911 Friday to report the attack in Hubbell. It says deputies found Marcy LaVigne dead and ...

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  4. Hubbell man charged after fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    P aul David Moilanen, 42, of Hubbell has been charged with second degree murder and attempted murder, both felony charges carrying a sentence of life or any number of years in prison if convicted. He now sits in the Houghton County jail under a $2.5 million cash bond.

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  5. Woman killed, teen hurt in Michigan stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | SFGate

    A woman was fatally stabbed and a teenager hurt in an attack at a Houghton County home. Sheriff's deputies arrived early Friday to find the 48-year-old woman dead and her 14-year-old daughter alive but having suffered multiple stab wounds.

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  6. Woman found dead from stabbing, police expect 14-year-old girl to recover from stab woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    This is the third time in the past year that Houghton County has been shaken by a shocking killing. Before, this hasn't been seen up here in nearly 20 years.

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  7. Woman dies from stab wounds in HubbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... approximately 5:25 pm by Sheriff's Deputies and assisting law enforcement. The suspect is in custody at the Houghton County jail on felony aggravated assault charges and the Sheriff's Office is seeking appropriate murder charges from the Houghton ...

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  8. Jury convicts man in death of student from IranRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Northern Michigan News

    ... his own defense, admitting that he repeatedly struck Sanaz (SAH'-na) Nezami but didn't intend to kill her. A Houghton County jury convicted Nassiri on Wednesday, the third day of trial. The 27-year-old Nezami died of head injuries in December. Her ...

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  9. Trial starts for man accused of killing wife in Upper PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Detroit News

    ... Nima Nassiri is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Sanaz Nezami. His trial began Monday in Houghton County. The 27-year-old woman died from severe head injuries in December, a few months after arriving in the United States from Iran. ...

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  10. Trial opens in newlywed accused of killing Iranian wife in U.P.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Detroit Free Press

    ... is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Sanaz (SAH'-na) Nezami. His trial began Monday in Houghton County. The 27-year-old woman died from severe head injuries in December, a few months after arriving in the U.S. from Iran. Her heart, ...

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  11. Trial opens in death of student from IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The first day of the jury trial for the Dollar Bay man charged with second degree murder in a domestic assault case began Monday in Houghton County Court. Nima Nassiri faces a life sentence if convicted for the death of his wife, Sanaz Nezami.

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  12. Michigan trial opens in death of student from IranRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | WJRT

    ... is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Sanaz (SAH'-na) Nezami. His trial began Monday in Houghton County. The 27-year-old woman died from severe head injuries in December, a few months after arriving in the U.S. from Iran. Her heart, ...

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  13. Nassiri trial scheduled to begin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The Houghton County man charged with the death of his wife is scheduled to be in court this week. The trial for Nima Sassiri is scheduled to begin Monday.

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  14. Nassiri trial scheduled to begin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The Houghton County man charged with the death of his wife is scheduled to be in court this week. The trial for Nima Sassiri is scheduled to begin Monday.

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  15. Copper Country patients now able to be flown to outside hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Hospital patients in the Keweenaw now have the ability to be flown from the Houghton County Airport to a larger hospital through Valley Med Flight's new medical air base. A fixed-wing plane is permanently stationed at the airport to lifeline patients from Copper Country hospitals to outside hospitals like Marquette General, the Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis, and Ann Arbor.

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  16. Houghton County inmate walkaway facing felonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The Houghton County jail inmate who walked away from a work site Thursday evening now faces a two year felony charge. Kevin Michael Anderson, 26, was working with a brushing crew at the Houghton County Airport when he walked away from the site.

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  17. Jail inmate walks away from work crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Police are on the lookout for a Houghton County Jail inmate who walked away from a work assignment. Kevin Michael Anderson, 26, was working with a brushing crew at the Houghton County Airport when he walked into the woods at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  18. Jail inmate captured after walking away from work crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Houghton County Sheriff Deputies have captured Kevin Anderson near Dollar Bay. He was taken into custody without incident at 9:50 p.m. Police are on the lookout for a Houghton County Jail inmate who walked away from a work assignment.

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  19. Missing man found in Houghton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Missing 35-year-old Isaac Uno Laplander has been found in Houghton County. HOUGHTON COUNTY -- According to the Michigan State Police Calumet Post, Laplander was located by some neigbors in a swamp in the area.

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  20. Michigan Reflections: All those things that make our state so specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Detroit Free Press

    I am awakened by this year's iteration of last year's favorite song as the marching band is up and at 'em at the band camp next door.

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