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Entries Tagged as 'Steve Krauchick'

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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Ganim Calls O&G Site Mount Trashmore II

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 […]

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Two Men Shot Sunday Night

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 […]

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Recalling 40 Cent Drafts At Dolan’s, Vacant Building Hit By Fire

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 […]

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Conversations With Young Police Recruits

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.

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Firefighters In Action In The Hollow

February 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, News and Events

Bridgeport’s nocturnal videographer Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local is all too familiar with city fires, some tragic, many explosive and almost always destructive such as this early-morning blaze engulfing a garage in The Hollow.

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Crowing About Krauchick’s Work

January 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events

It’s hard to know if Steve Krauchick, the ubiquitous videographer of Doing It Local, is a journalistic night owl or early bird. Capturing breaking news stories involving police and fire, he is both. A dispatch scanner can be a blessing, or a curse, depending on the story. And many of his voiceovers come with human […]

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