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Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Vigil Marks Man’s 3rd Year Of Imprisonment In Iran

Amir Hekmati was arrested in August 2011 while visiting his grandmothers and sentenced to death for spying, but he later was convicted of “cooperating with hostile governments” and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2014

Charles Simkins faces a preliminary hearing in 52-1 District Court. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Iraq War Vet Faces Hearing, Charged With Murder In Neighbor’s Death In Dispute Over Dog

Could post traumatic stress disorder have played a role in a dispute that led a Walled Lake man, and former U.S. Marine, to shoot and kill his neighbor?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2014

Anthony DiLisio (Facebook Photo)

Plans Pass Senate To Rename Post Office For Mich. Marine Anthony DiLisio

Plans are moving forward to rename a metro Detroit post office in honor of a U.S. Marine from Michigan who died in 2010 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Art Aims To Draw Attention To Detained American Amir Hekmati

An art exhibition opening this week in Detroit aims to help build support for the release of a former U.S. Marine who is imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Family Worries After Iran’s President Says He’s Unaware Of Imprisoned Ex-Marine

The sister of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges says she’s worried and shocked that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he’s not familiar with her brother’s case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

The family of Amir Hekmati held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in suburban Detroit in which they appealed to Iran to release Hekmati on humanitarian grounds. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Family Pleads With Iran To Free Jailed Ex-Marine

The family of Amir Hekmati, who was arrested while visiting his grandmothers in Iran in August 2011, held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in which they appealed to Iran to release the ex-Marine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

Vigil Planned For Ex-Marine Held By Iran

The family of Amir Hekmati says the 7 p.m. Tuesday vigil will take place Mott Community College in Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2012

US: Glad Ex-Marine Off Death Row, Still Worried

The State Department says it’s relieved that Iran’s Supreme Court has overturned a death sentence against an Iranian-American ex-Marine but says U.S. officials “remain troubled” by his “lack of legal rights” and reports of his deteriorating health after a year behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Flags Ordered Lowered Friday For Michigan Marine

Gov. Snyder has ordered U.S. flags lowered Friday for a Marine sergeant from Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula who was killed in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

Lois Stevens (left), Steven Stevens (center) and Steve Stevens (right). Family photo.

Detroit Marine’s Body Returned To Michigan

- The remains of a 23-year-old Marine who was killed in Afghanistan were returned to Michigan on Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

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