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Latest Mason County Trials News
'Baby Kate' murder-case dismissal appealed by prosecutor, attorney general
Michigan
Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola and the Michigan Attorney General's office have appealed a judge's dismissal of the murder case against Sean Phillips, who was charged with killing his infant daughter Katherine Phillips.
October 08 2014
Murder charge dropped against Sean Phillips in Baby Kate’s death
Michigan
LUDINGTON, Mich. – A Mason County District Court Judge on Monday decided to drop murder charges against Sean Phillips in the death of his infant daughter Kate due to a lack of evidence. This decision came as a shock to many who have followed the Baby Kate case, but was expected by others. The Mason […]
September 15 2014
Judge Drops Murder Case Against `Baby Kate's' Dad
Michigan
A judge in Mason County, Michigan, has dismissed an open murder charge against Sean Phillips, a man accused in the disappearance of his 4-month old child in 2011.
September 15 2014
One man airlifted to hospital after motorcycle crash
Michigan
The crash happened just after 6 p.m. Thursday in Mason Township at the intersection of Kessington Road and Mason Street.
September 08 2014
Cleveland Judge Lance Mason’s House Turned Upside Down To Reveal An Armory Of Weapons
Michigan
Cleveland Judge Lance Mason’s house was searched Saturday, revealing smoke grenades, semi-automatic rifles, a sword, a bulletproof vest, and more than 2,500 rounds of ammunition. Lance Mason was first appointed to the Common Pleas court by former Governor Ted Strickland in August 2008. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and served as
August 12 2014
UPDATE Two Killed in Mason County Accident on Pere Marquette Highway
Michigan
Two people are dead after an accident with a semi trailer in Mason County at the junction of US-31 and Pere Marquette Highway.  
August 12 2014
Mason County Accident Caused By Distraction, Kills Two
Michigan
A family trip to a water park ended with the tragic death of a young couple and police think they know what caused the deadly crash. It's our continuing coverage on a Mason County car crash that killed a 19-year-old woman and her 18-year-old boyfriend.
August 12 2014
Judge to make decision if Sean Phillips heads to trial for open murder
Mason, Michigan
LUDINGTON, Mich.,– After more than three years since her disappearance, prosecutors continue to seek justice for Katherine Phillips, known as ‘Baby Kate’. Her father, Sean Phillips was back in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing, he faces an open murder charge. Court wrapped though Thursday with still no decision. The judge said he will make […]
August 08 2014
Sheriff: 2 killed, 1 injured in Michigan crash
Michigan
Mason County authorities say two people have died and another is injured after a semitrailer crashed into a car.
August 01 2014
U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs Approves GeneSight® For Clinical Use In VA Health System
Michigan
MASON, Ohio, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Assurex Health today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved its Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contract as a government supplier, effective June 15, 2014, making the GeneSight® Psychotropic test available for use in VA facilities nationwide.  The Veterans Health Administration is America's largest integrated health care ...
June 29 2014
Detective in Okemos infant death case: Woman said she didn't know she was pregnant
Mason, Michigan
»Melissa Mitin will stand trial on a murder charge in the December 2013 death of her newborn infant girl. No trial date has been set. MASON — Melissa Mitin told police she didn’t know she was pregnant when she delivered a nearly full-term baby girl the day after Christmas while sitting on a toilet.
June 11 2014
Mother of Convicted Trooper Killer Enters Plea
Michigan
MASON COUNTY, Mich (May 7, 2014) – The mother of convicted killer Eric Knysz will likely spend less than a year behind bars for helping her son after the murder of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield II. Tammi-Lynne Spofford …
May 07 2014
No Decision Yet On Trial For Dad In Baby’s Death
Mason, Michigan
The body of Baby Kate, as she's known, hasn't been found.
April 29 2014
Murder charge filed in February killing of Onondaga man
Mason, Michigan
MASON — An Onondaga Township man has been charged in connection with the February death of a 67-year-old man in a travel trailer on Byrum Road.
April 29 2014
Man Who Killed MSP Trooper is Dead
Michigan
JACKSON, Mich - The man who killed a Michigan State Police trooper in Mason County has died. Here is the news release sent to FOX 17 from the Michigan Department of Corrections:   Death of prisoner Eric John Knysz #706599 …
April 24 2014
Man convicted of killing state trooper attempts suicide in prison cell
Jackson, Michigan
Eric John Knysz sits in the courtroom prior to the start of the second day of his trial before Mason County's 51st Circuit Court Judge Richard I. Cooper in Ludington, Mich. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. Knysz, 20, is charged with first-degree murder of a peace officer in the killing of Trooper Paul Butterfield II during a traffic stop in September.
April 15 2014
State Police Honor Spaniola For Eric Knysz Prosecution
Michigan
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan State Police have honored Mason County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Spaniola for his efforts in prosecuting Eric Knysz for the murder of trooper Paul Butterfield. On Tuesday in Mason County Circuit Court, Knysz was sentenced to …
April 09 2014
Michigan State Police honors Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola for work on trooper murder case
Michigan
Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola was recently honored by the Michigan State Police for his efforts prosecuting Eric John Knysz for the murder of state Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II.
April 09 2014
Eric Knysz gets life sentence in trooper Paul Butterfield's murder
Mason, Michigan
Eric Knysz is pictured during his sentencing on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Knysz was sentenced to life in prison by Mason County's 51st Circuit Court Judge Richard I. Cooper in Ludington, Mo. Knysz was convicted on February 25, 2014 of killing Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II during a routine traffic stop on September 9, 2013 in rural Mason County.
April 09 2014
Man gets life behind bars in trooper's death
Mason, Michigan
Police/Fire Man gets life behind bars in trooper's death A 20-year-old man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a Michigan state trooper during a traffic stop was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. AP Wire Ludington Apr 8, 2014 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "436967" }); document.write(' '); Eric Knysz received the ...
April 09 2014
Knysz sentenced to life in prison for murder of trooper
Mason, Michigan
UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Eric Knysz, the man found guilty in the murder of Trooper Paul Butterfield, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday.
April 09 2014
Mason County Prosecutor honored for work in Knysz trial
Mason, Michigan
MSP Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue held a private ceremony Tuesday after the sentencing to thank Spaniola for his dedication to the case.
April 09 2014
No decision yet on trial for dad in baby's death
Michigan
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) - A judge has called a long time-out in the case of a northern Michigan man accused of killing his baby daughter. Mason County Judge Pete Wadel is allowing defense experts to examine a letter linking Sean Phillips to Katherine Phillips' disappearance.
April 06 2014
Gay marriages in Michigan halted by appeals court
Michigan
MASON, Mich. — MASON, Mich. — An appeals court reinstituted Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriage, but not before several hundred same-sex couples rushed to the state's county clerk's offices to get hitched.
March 30 2014
Bill to Name Stretch of Mason Co. Highway After Trooper Butterfield Heads to State House
Lake, Michigan
A bill to name a stretch of highway along Lake Michigan after fallen State Trooper Paul Butterfield is now on its way to the State House. Trooper Butterfield was shot and killed during a traffic stop
March 18 2014
Guilty Verdict for Eric Knysz in Trooper Butterfield Killing
Michigan
LUDINGTON, Mich. (Feb. 25, 2014) — Eric Knysz was found guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday for the killing of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield. Knysz, 20, shot Butterfield Sept. 9, 2013 during a traffic stop in Mason County before …
March 09 2014
Eric Knysz found guilty in Trooper Butterfield murder
Mason, Michigan
Updated with video: "I feel strongly that a cold-blooded killer of Trooper Paul Butterfield was found guilty today," Col. Kriste Kibbey-Etue, Michigan State Police.
March 01 2014
Tpr. Paul Butterfield's Family, Friends React to Knysz Guilty Verdict
Mason, Michigan
State Trooper Paul Butterfield's killer, Eric Knysz, has been found guilty of first degree murder. Those close to the case are reacting to the verdict. Once they were sent to deliberate, it didn't
March 01 2014
Jury Delibertaing Fate of Man Accused of Shooting Trooper
Mason, Michigan
Eric Knysz awaiting verdict in first-degree murder trial.
March 01 2014
Jury convicts man in state trooper shooting death
Mason, Michigan
A jury in Ludington has found a man guilty offirst-degree murder in the killing a Michigan state trooper during a trafficstop.
March 01 2014
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