LANSING (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor accused of molesting girls under the guise of medical treatment at his home, a campus clinic and a youth gymnastics club is expected to change his not-guilty pleas in a bid to close the state's criminal cases against him.
Police said Robert Antionio Mathis Jr., 18, disrupted the court hearing and then disregarded the judge's orders before fleeing the courtroom.
Judges and prosecutors across the state of Michigan, we suspect, are reviewing their procedures for reviewing paternity complaints following the Christopher Mirasolo fiasco in Sanilac County.
Willis will be sentenced Dec. 18 for the murder of Rebekah Bletsch.
The murder trial is expected to resume Thursday morning.
MUSKEGON — Muskegon County Circuit Judge William Marietti ruled Tuesday that small portions of statements Jeffrey Willis’ cousin made to police can be used by the defense in Willis’ trial for the murder of Rebekah Bletsch.
MUSKEGON — It's unclear why defense attorney Fred Johnson waited to admit an 18-hour interview transcript between Kevin Bluhm and police, but the request led to an early adjournment on Friday.
The final witness on day seven of the Jeffrey Willis trial, a Michigan State Police firearms expert, said the bullets lodged in Rebekah Bletsch's skull were fired from the same gun found in Willis' van.
MUSKEGON — Did Jeffrey Willis' wife know of the crimes and what was on hard drives found in their home?
MUSKEGON — The teen who said last year she jumped from the van of Jeffrey Willis told jurors about the terrifying event on Tuesday morning inside a Muskegon County Circuit courtroom.
Dr. Brandy Shattuck took the stand on Friday, the second day of testimony at the trial of Jeffrey Willis in Muskegon County Circuit Court.
MUSKEGON — Testimony got underway Thursday in the murder trial of Jeffrey Willis, who is accused of killing Rebekah Bletsch in June 2014 in Muskegon County’s Dalton Township.
MUSKEGON — After two full days of jury selection, still no jury to hear the case against Jeffrey Willis.
Karen Boes was convicted of killing her daughter via arson in 2002.
WEST OLIVE — Murder suspect Keith Williams confessed his guilt in court during a video arraignment on Wednesday, Oct. 11, stating he murdered Crystal Suzanne Latham, 37.