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9:10pm–#Bridgeport–Police, Fire and EMTs responded to a car accident at the corner of Barnum and Hallett Street once again tonight. Last week a police car responding to a call crashed into a passenger vehicle with one officer still in the hospital with a broken pelvis. Earlier this spring there was a crash between a pickup truck and city bus.

FAIRFIELD-Reef Road Units on scene- found explosive device in garbage can, Connecticut State Police Bomb Squad on scene.

We are hearing from various sources including Seymour Fire Department of electrical power outages throughout the area. UPDATE–Power was restored after 6am, a substation in Beacon Falls was the reason.

Milford–Milford Police arrest James Edwards, a 22 year old man after he allegedly burglarized a motor home on Pond Point Avenue. Police canine tracked him to marsh not far from the area where he was arrested.

3:13pm–#Norwalk–Pedestrian struck by car in front of the Super Stop and Shop on Connecticut Avenue.

1:27pm–Firefighters free 3 year old boy’s finger that he got stuck in a hole on his grandfather’s pick up truck on Kossuth Street. Firefighters had to cut the hole bigger to free the child’s finger. Child is fine and did not require medical attention.

12:26pm–#Fairfield–If driving, watch for two people on a wheel chair on Unquowa Bridge. Police will be checking it out.

12:15pm–#Bridgeport–EMTs on the way to Luis Munoz School on Helen St. for a student that swallowed magnets, now stuck in his throat.

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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