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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Steve Krauchick'
June 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
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.
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) […]
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 […]
April 23rd, 2016 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
In the early months of JG1, Joe Ganim, assisted by then-Governor Lowell Weicker, removed a mountainous pile of illegal demolition debris in the East End that was a scourge on the neighborhood. It was called Mount Trashmore. On Friday Ganim was joined by city officials and neighborhood political leaders across the street from the hulking […]
April 11th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
EMS from American Medical Response Sunday night rolled up to a person shot in the 1300 block of Iranistan Avenue (between Olive and Wood Avenue), according to Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local. They radioed for police assistance and police were very quick on the scene. Police report two men were shot late Sunday during an […]
March 30th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Firefighters, News and Events
Update, video: If you wanted to know what Bridgeport was like in the 1940s, Dolan’s Bar and Grill at Middle and Golden Hill streets next to the Downtown post office was the spot. The interior never changed. And the place certainly hit the spot for an eclectic group of eccentrics, be it local drunk, newspaper […]
March 19th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Law Enforcement
They’re young and many of them are home grown. Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video that provides insight into why they want to become city police officers.