Suspect in I-96 shooting spree pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

A man suspected in a shooting spree that targeted motorists along the I-96 corridor in four Michigan counties has pleaded not guilty to fresh charges, including terrorism

Forty-three-year-old Raulie Casteel of Wixom appeared Wednesday afternoon in Livingston County's 53rd District Court in Howell.

The charges filed last week came after Attorney General Bill Schuette announced he was taking over the cases at the request of prosecutors in Livingston, Ingham and Shiawassee counties.

Casteel waived his right to a hearing within 14 days on whether there's enough evidence to try him. He's jailed on a $2 million bond while awaiting a mental competency examination.

Defense lawyer Defense attorney Charles Groh says there's nothing new in the fresh charges.

Casteel also faces charges in Oakland County. The attorney general's charges supersede charges filed earlier in Livingston County.