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Ishpeming Man Pleads in Standoff Case

An Ishpeming man who was scheduled to begin trial this morning for his role in a police standoff last May has accepted a plea deal. 33-year-old Robert Rajala pleaded “no contest” this morning in Marquette County Circuit Court to a charge of aggravated domestic violence. He was originally charged with …

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Patholigist Testifies in Nassiri Trial

The pathologist who performed the autopsy on 27-year-old Sanaz Nezami told the jury in her husband’s murder trial this morning that Nezami died from blunt force trauma to her head. Dr. John Weiss from Marquette General Hospital was the the day’s first witness in the second-degree murder trial of 33-year-old …

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Nassiri Trial Underway

The murder case involving a Dollar Bay couple is currently on trial. Nima Nassiri is charged with second degree murder in the domestic assault case involving his wife, Senaz Nezami. The incident took place in Dollar Bay back in December and found its way into Houghton County Circuit Court. Testimony …

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