Bridgeport–Suspicious package closes down Federal Courthouse at corner of State and Lafayette around 8am this morning. The courthouse reopened around 10:50am; everything appears to be ok.

2:05am–Bridgeport–“Fall from the hood of a moving vehicle” head injury at 29 Connecticut Ave. in front of Oasis Grocery. Draw your own conclusions.

10:19–Bridgeport–An armed robbery just occurred at 224 French Street, no mention if it was in the house or outside. Victim was robbed of cash and his cell phone. Suspect used a silver handgun and took off down French Street towards Capital Ave.

Bridgeport–Fire department kept busy tonight, reporting to a bedroom fire at 27 Park Street which they quickly put out and then immediately dispatched to 320 Mapledale place to put out a kitchen blaze.

Bridgeport–Have it your way but not tonight. The Burger King at 4190 Main Street received a anonymous call that the store would be robbed tonight. Police will be taking precautions.

McKinley School Carnival at Jennings Beach–Weather permitting that we will be doing a wristband day from 1-5.  Carnival-goers who buy a wristband for $20 will be able to ride all the rides they want!

Maine man threatens to kill Senator Lieberman–‘Your days are numbered’ Read full story here.

1:14am–Bridgeport–Shots fired near 360 Palisades Ave. shooting out the windows of a car parked at Hillside Apartments. Police are looking for a Grey 4 door Isuzu last seen headed towards Boston Ave.

12:44pm–Bridgeport--Two people stabbed at Lexington and Calhoun, suspect fled on foot. Police investigating.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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