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Charges dismissed against Enfield man who successfully completed diversionary program

ENFIELD - Charges against a local man accused of being involved in a domestic dispute in town last May have been dismissed following his successful completion of the Family Violence Education Program. On Friday, Superior Court Judge Robyn Johnson agreed with Assistant State's Attorney Edward Azzaro

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-09-19 16:40:00

Enfield Police Blotter: Sept. 16-18

This public information from Enfield police is accurate as of Sept. 19, 2017. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions. ENFIELD, CT - Here are the most recent arrest logs, as provided by the Enfield Police Department. Saturday, Sept. 16 Marissa C. Clark, 26, of 98 Roosevelt Ave., Westfield, Mass

PATCH - 2017-09-19 13:43:10

Enfield Agencies to Aid Free Child Car Safety Event

SUFFIELD, CT - Car seats and boosters provide protection for infants and children in an automobile crash, yet car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years of age (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation). The Suffield Police Department

PATCH - 2017-09-18 15:24:39

80-year-old grandma from Enfield crosses skydiving off her bucket list

ELLINGTON - Rolande Kelting of Enfield, who turned 80 on Sept. 13, actually celebrated that milestone three days later at Ellington Airport by crossing off a major bucket list item - skydiving for the first time. In the days before the jump, it was hard for Kelting to contain her excitement. "I can'

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-09-18 15:03:00

Victim in Critical Condition After Stabbing in Hartford

One person is in critical condition after a serious assault with a knife in Hartford on Monday. Police said they responded to Evergreen Avenue around 1:34 p.m. and found a victim suffering from puncture wounds on their neck and abdomen. A witness told Hartford police the victim was stabbed during a

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 03:15:19

Tropical storm warning issued just east of CT as Jose inches closer

Here comes Jose. The storm is expected to bring up to 2 inches of rain to parts of the state starting on Tuesday morning. A tropical storm watch was issued for southern Fairfield, southern New Haven, all of Middlesex and all of New London counties. The watch extends up and down the eastern seaboard.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-18 13:19:00

Car Wash Raises Money For Safe Grad Night

The Enfield High School Safe Grad Committee held a car wash at Raffia Road Service Center, on Sept. 9. Donations will defer costs for a graduation night celebration at Nomads in South Windsor, ensuring seniors celebrate in a safe and alcohol-free venue. Raffia allowed the student and parent volunt

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-19 13:48:11

1 in Custody After Chase on I-91 from Massachusetts to Hartford

One person is in custody after a chase from Massachusetts ended on Interstate 91 South in Hartford, according to state police. State Police said four to five cruisers from both Connecticut and Massachusetts have been struck. The chase ended in the area of exit 32. There is a large police presence

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 15:45:49

Farmers keeping a close eye on Jose's track

Farmers are among many paying close attention to the path of Jose. Anytime there is a chance for a storm or heavy winds this time of year a farmer will be a bit concerned. Oak Ridge Farm in Ellington is the biggest dairy farm in Connecticut, milking nearly 2,000 cows. But to produce milk, you have

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:32:00

Suffield On The Green A Hit

The Friends of Suffield presented the annual Suffield on the Green & Craft Fair, on Sept. 9 and 10. Traditionally held the weekend after Labor Day, the event has food, live music, exhibits by local organizations, businesses, and emergency services, crafts made by local vendors, and fun for the whole

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-19 14:03:00

Gary Schara arraigned in killing of Lisa Ziegert

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The long-sought suspect in the murder of Agawam school teacher Lisa Ziegert was arraigned in Westfield District Court. A not guilty plea was entered on behalf of Gary Schara of West Springfield on kidnapping, aggravated rape, and murder charges in the 1992 death of the 24 y

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:54:29

Arraignment day for Gary Schara, suspect in 1992 murder of Lisa Ziegert

Gary Schara of West Springfield is accused of the kidnapping, rape, and murder of Lisa Ziegert in 1992. WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- Tuesday, the long-sought suspect in the murder of Agawam school teacher Lisa Ziegert will be arraigned in court. Gary Schara of West Springfield will be arraigned on kid

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 11:37:01

Lisa Ziegert's legacy enshrined on Facebook, and in memories of students

AGAWAM -- "I never forgot about her," said Frank Baginski, referring to Lisa Ziegert, a former teacher's assistant at Agawam Middle School who was murdered in April 1992. "She was not only one of the best teachers I ever had, she was one of the best people I have ever met," Baginski said, praising Z

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:42:14

'Finally, there is justice,' Family of Molly Bish says after Gary Schara was arrested in Lisa Ziegert's killing

When Molly Bish went missing more than 17 years ago, Dianne "Dee" Ziegert, the mother of Lisa Ziegert, was immediately by the family's side. Dianne Ziegert sent a message to Molly's mother, Magi Bish, on Facebook to let her know a break was coming in the 1992 killing of Ziegert. Gary Schara, 48, w

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:10:20

Arrest in Ziegert case speaks to dedication (Editorial)

At a time of negative publicity toward police and law enforcement in general, and in a climate where worst-case scenarios are treated as the norm, the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Lisa Ziegert stands as testament and tribute to the dogged diligence and dedication by law officers at all level

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:27:44

DNA played significant role in arrest of Ziegert murder suspect

AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) - West Springfield resident Gary Schara will be formally charged with Lisa Ziegert's murder on Tuesday. Gary Schara will go before a Westfield District Court Judge. It was DNA phenotyping that helped law enforcement to accuse Schara decades after Lisa Ziegert's rape and murder.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:39:06

Lisa Ziegert case detective, now retired, says of Gary Schara arrest: 'You really wanted to do this' for victim's family

AGAWAM -- During the decades-long search to identify the man who killed Lisa Ziegert, retired police Sgt. Wayne Macey got so frustrated at times he would ask for divine inspiration whenever he drove by the store where she was abducted. "Every time I rode by the Brittany's Card (& Gift) Shoppe I woul

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 11:59:06

Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Who doesn't love a parade? To a city that already offers many, President Donald Trump wants to add one that showcases U.S. military might. It would take place on July 4 in Washington with, as Trump envisions it, tanks and planes rolling down and streaking above Pennsylvania Ave

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:17:00

2 car thefts, 3 home break-ins reported in Longmeadow

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Longmeadow police are warning people to make sure their car doors are locked and their garages are left closed, following two recent auto thefts in town. Longmeadow police posted on their official Facebook page that there were three home break-ins, three car break-ins, and

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:51:56

Court documents for Gary Schara, suspect in 1992 Lisa Ziegert slaying, offer details on arrest

AGAWAM -- The wail of police sirens late Monday afternoon signaled a grim homecoming for the first man ever to be charged in the 1992 abduction, rape and murder of 24-year-old Lisa Ziegert. A convoy of local and state police vehicles pulled up outside the police department on Springfield Street, lig

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-18 23:42:44