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Entries Tagged as 'Doing It Local'

Ganim: State Budget Crisis Hurts City

July 26th, 2017 · 1 Comment · City Budget, News and Events, State Politics

The state budget situation is a mess. The inability of Hartford lawmakers to pass a budget has impacted cities and towns across the state leading to local cutbacks.

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Woman Dies In House Fire Trying To Save Family Dogs

July 23rd, 2017 · 4 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

A woman who tried to rescue family dogs trapped in a house fire on Seltsam Road also died Sunday morning, according to Fire Chief Richard Thode. The fire occurred in the Whiskey Hill neighborhood along the Route 25/8 Connector. Two others were hospitalized by the fire that destroyed the house.

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Carl Can! Rescues Man From Burning Car

July 21st, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events

From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local How about some likes for local hero Carl Nesmith who pulled a man from a burning car today? A car crashed into a tree at the intersection of Park and Lewis Street. Carl Nesmith was in the area when he heard a loud bang and saw the car crashed […]

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Male Shot At Captain’s Cove

July 12th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

A male was shot near the boardwalk and parking lot of Captain’s Cove Seaport Tuesday night, according to police. Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local, who shares a video above, reports that witnesses heard at least six shots. The victim was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

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Police Investigate Two Homicides

July 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

These are the days that cause so much community grief, outbursts of violence during the dog days of summer. City police are investigating two homicides in separate Sunday morning incidents, one on the West Side where police were called to a neighbor dispute with a man shot dead and another fatal shooting in the parking lot […]

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Teen Dead, Officers Injured In Shooting, Community Sorrow

May 10th, 2017 · 24 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. A teen is dead, another male wounded and three officers suffered injuries following a police-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon. State law enforcement, as is protocol, has taken over the investigation. “Relatives have identified the dead teen as 16-year-old Jayson Negron, of Bridgeport. His passenger, 21-year-old Julian Fyffe, the grandson of a decorated city police officer, […]

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Man Shot Dead Downtown

April 20th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Cedar Atanasio, CT Post: A Stamford man in his 20s was shot dead across from McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport early Thursday morning.

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City Welcomes 26 Police Recruits

April 11th, 2017 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

On the 2015 campaign trail, Joe Ganim promised to hire 100 new police officers for a department thinned out by retirements and departures to other communities. On Monday Ganim welcomed 26 new police recruits bringing him closer to his goal when they hit the streets following nine months of combined training between the police academy […]

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