WSMH FOX 66 on Facebook WSMH FOX 66 Twitter WSMH FOX 66 RSS Feed WSMH FOX 66 Mailing List
 

FOX 66 News at Ten

WSMH FOX 66 :: News - News at Ten - Man charged in trooper death waives hearing
Man charged in trooper death waives hearing

A man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Michigan State Police trooper has waived another key hearing in the court cases against him.

The Muskegon Chronicle reports Eric Knysz on Monday waived his right to a preliminary hearing on gun, assault and car-theft charges in Manistee County. The charges stem from the aftermath of Trooper Paul Butterfield's death.

Butterfield was killed during a traffic stop last month in Mason County's Sherman Township.

Knysz also is charged with murder of a peace officer and other crimes in Mason County. He waived his preliminary hearing in that case last week. Knysz' wife, Sarah Knysz, also waived her right to a hearing on different felony charges in Mason County.

Her car-theft hearing Monday in Manistee County was delayed.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Man charged in trooper death waives hearing

Tuesday, October 8 2013, 09:57 AM EDT

National News Headlines

Lightning spurs wildfire woes in California, Oregon; New fire forces evacuations in Washington
Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced scores of evacuations as fire teams worked to corral the blazes.

Hate crime case resurrects racial wounds in NYC
Yitzhak Shuchat, a white member of a civilian patrol group, and Andrew Charles, the black son of a police officer, came face to face in 2008 in a neighborhood with a history of racial strife — that much is certain.

Jewish man's hate crime case over black man's attack resurrects old wounds in NYC neighborhood
The extradition of a white Orthodox Jewish man to New York City to face hate crime charges over a black man's attack has renewed questions about the case.

Push for charges after medical examiner says police officer's chokehold caused NYC man's death
New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.

Photojournalist captures loss of soldiers through snapshots of childhood bedrooms
The childhood bedroom of U.S. Army SSG Travis Hunsberger looks just as he left it, with an inflatable chair meant to resemble a giant soccer ball sitting next to his window and a military backpack hanging from his bed post. A photo of the room of Hunsberger, a 24-year-old Indiana native who was killed in Afghanistan in 2008, captures the absence of a brave young man in a way no other medium could, according to Ashley Gilbertson, the photojournalist who snapped an image of it.

Search called off for 3 women believed to be Orange County victims of pair of sex offenders
Authorities have given up the search for three women they believe were killed in Southern California by a pair of convicted sex offenders who were wearing GPS trackers, police said Friday.

Philadelphia shooting leaves 3-year-old girl dead, police say
A 3-year-old girl who was sitting on her front porch getting her hair done was killed Friday night when a man opened fire during an argument, police and witnesses said. Three adults were injured.

California man detained in North Korea described as shy, smart; he says he fears prison
One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.

Police say 3-year-old girl shot, killed in Philadelphia; 3 adults injured
Police in Philadelphia say a 3-year-old girl has been shot and killed.

Infant found dead at Oregon coast resort, another child seriously hurt; mother sought
A hotel housekeeper discovered an injured 13-year-old girl and the body of her 2-year-old sister at an inn on the Oregon Coast on Friday, and police were searching for their mother.

News at Ten Stories

Advertise with us!
IE6 Float Fix