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Entries Tagged as 'Steve Krauchick'

Cecil Young Is Noisy, And That’s No Bull, Airs Out Lungs In Front Of FBI Office

August 23rd, 2016 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

Community gadfly Cecil Young‘s bullhorn is much a part of the fabric of Bridgeport as the coal burning South End smokestack. They both huff and puff and spew. Cecil’s blown out the ear drums of residents at all points in the city. Several years ago his bullhorn created such a racket in front of then Mayor […]

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Ambushed By Two Shooters, 13 Wounded At Illegal House Party

August 21st, 2016 · 10 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

At least 13 people were shot early Sunday morning at an illegal house party where alcohol was sold at 19 Plymouth Street on the East Side, according to city police. As of Sunday afternoon no fatalities had been reported. Police believe two shooters were involved.

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Paging Ninja Turtles

August 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Were these babies ending up as soup or in an aquarium? Doing It Local’s Steve Krauchick reports on the arrest of three men for selling undersized turtles. At times like these it’s always good to call Zoo Director Gregg Dancho.

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Wanna Attract Visitors Downtown? Always Market Your Product

August 1st, 2016 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning

The notion that Downtown Bridgeport is unsafe is a fallacy. The Bijou Theatre enjoyed a number of performances that were jam packed. Were people afraid to attend then? When the Webster Bank arena has a sold-out event–and there have been many–are they afraid? Downtown Cabaret Theater just two blocks from the Bijou has had numerous sold-out […]

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Nurse Assists Residents During Fire

June 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local. Jasmine, a registered nurse who was on Grand Street to check on a patient spotted a fire at 650/652 Grand Street on the second floor. She began knocking on doors getting everyone out of the building. One man was attempting to put the fire out with a pan, she […]

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Man Shot On West Side

June 8th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Law Enforcement, News and Events

A man Tuesday night was shot at the intersection of Poplar and Maplewood on the West Side, according to a report by Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local. Witnesses told Krauchick they heard three shots. City spokesman Av Harris confirmed a man was shot suffering a serious injury.

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North End Car Wreckage

May 8th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local: Bridgeport Police are busy sorting out this five-car crash in the 300 block of Birmingham Street early Saturday morning around 12:35am. Two ambulances were sent to the scene. I don’t know how many were injured at this time. It appears speed was a factor as a white (unknown type) […]

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Police, Fire Respond Quickly To Car Blaze In West End

May 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local: (Sunday’s) second car fire was at the intersection of Cottage and Norman Street. Witnesses told me the car was intentionally set. The fire destroyed a garage between two multi-family homes as the residents slept. Police on patrol called it in from their radios to the fire department and got the residents out […]

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