Days from his 19th birthday, Gregory Francilme died Saturday night after he was shot in the head outside an apartment complex on Bretton Street in the North End. Police have a suspect in custody. The victim’s birthday is Monday. Another male was also shot. He underwent surgery in St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Police say he is […]
Entries Tagged as 'Doing It Local'
March 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
February 23rd, 2017 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events
Is the bar so low for Donald Trump’s presidency that it’s caused a perverted form of Stockholm Syndrome for a majority of Americans? Will just a mundane act be perceived as an astonishing accomplishment? Wednesday night Congressman Jim Himes greeted a passionately friendly crowd in a packed City Council Chambers to address their fears about […]
February 23rd, 2017 · 11 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
City fiscal examiner John Marshall Lee Tuesday night encouraged City Council members to step up their watchdog roles in the city budget process. From Lee: Three weeks ago Kenneth Flatto, City Finance Director, sent out the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for FY 2016 as required along with his letter to us all before the […]
December 26th, 2016 · 4 Comments · News and Events
A Nissan Pathfinder that struck a concrete barrier on Christmas Eve near Laurel and Capitol Avenue on the West Side has left two dead in a fiery crash, according to public safety officials. Steve Krauchick from Doing It Local provides video coverage. Victim update here.
December 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local: How about some likes for all that made toy deliveries today with AMR, Vazzy’s, Otimus Health Care and Bridgeport Police and Fire with the help of The Marilyn Goldstone Foundation and Al’s Angels. The parade through town started at 10:30 in front of AMR’s headquarters on Connecticut Avenue. We made visits […]
December 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local: Just after 9 pm Monday night, a shooting occurred at the intersection of Stratford Avenue and Union Avenue in front of A&J Variety store. A 19 year old male was struck by gunfire and was transported by private vehicle to Bridgeport Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition. […]
November 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Five people were shot Saturday night by what police say were two shooters at a sweet 16 party at the Circolo Sportivo club on Park Avenue. A fight inside the club spilled outside, according to city spokesman Av Harris who says one male victim is in serious condition but expected to survive.
October 21st, 2016 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
A thief who wanted more than pizza and ice cream a few days ago was snagged by a resident in Black Rock after he swiped the tip jar at Beverly Pizza and tried to do the same at Timothy’s Ice Cream on Fairfield Avenue. Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares his video interview with […]