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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Steve Krauchick'
January 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
January 12th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video report about an investment in public safety to assist police and fire department personnel driving in emergency conditions. When a police officer leaves the academy they continue to get training on everything except police driving refresher courses, that is until now. The city of Bridgeport has […]
August 2015 Highlights: Mayoral Primary Turns Ugly, Finch KKK Mailer Backfires, Ganim Fixes Hole In Fence, More Gun Violence
December 28th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The most-watched mayoral race in Connecticut heated up in August with Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign kicking out an inflammatory mailer accusing Joe Ganim of representing a white supremacist. In fact, Ganim served as a paralegal for a law firm that represented an African American acquitted in federal court of providing arms to a white supremacist. […]
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December 19th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Video courtesy of Doing It Local One man is dead and another in critical condition after a robbery attempt Friday night at Grand Pizza at Grand and Main Street in the Hollow. Oscar Martin-Refugio, 19, of Main Street, died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to city spokesman Av Harris. Humberto Barrera, 41, […]
October 22nd, 2015 · 8 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From public safety spokesman Kevin Coughlin. Video courtesy of Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local. The Bridgeport Fire Department successfully extinguished a one-alarm blaze last night that displaced seven adults and two children. On October 21, 2015 at approximately 7:55 p.m., firefighters responded to a call regarding a fire in the area of Capitol Ave. […]
October 15th, 2015 · 12 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Republican mayoral candidate Rick Torres wonders if there’s a correlation between break-ins, vandalism and fires almost every time he’s a candidate for public office. His Harboview Market in Black Rock, which also serves as his campaign headquarters was broken into early Thursday morning, as thieves targeted the market cash register.
August 20th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local Another man was shot on the East Side tonight, this time at East Main and Arctic Street. He was shot in the leg and transported to Bridgeport Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Earlier tonight an innocent bystander was shot by two males at Shelton and Kossuth Street matching the description of […]
August 12th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From public safety spokesman Kevin Coughlin: Bridgeport police responded to a non-fatal shooting last night near the intersection of Newfield Ave. and Stratford Ave., and are asking the public for assistance in finding the suspects.