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.

Happening NOW March 29th

Home Invasion in Bridgeport--A tall Hispanic male reportedly barged into an apartment at 140 Fairfield Avenue assaulting the female occupant, tying her up and taping her mouth shortly after 2pm today.   The woman finally freed herself and called police at 5:48pm.  She had to call from a neighbors apartment because the assailant took her phone.  Police are investigating. Calling In A Bank Robbery?-A bank employee at The Bank of Fairfield at 2248 Black Rock Turnpike (next to Trader Joe's) received a phone call shortly after 3:15pm today from a male that sounded as if he was mumbling.    She was unable to understand what he said but she thought she heard him say he was coming in at 3:30 to  rob…

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Happening NOW March 28th

3:13am--Bridgeport--Car into a building at Harral and James Street. Fire department on scene. 3:21 UPDATE--Car into building no real hazard according to fire department and terminating assignment. 10:21pm--Bridgeport-- Fire department on scene of a small kitchen fire that spread to the cabinets at 275 Palisade Avenue. Fire was quickly extinguished and they have already recalled the alarm of fire at 10:34. New Phone Scam To Be Aware Of Bridgeport Fire Department responded to structure fire at 140 Lincoln Avenue shortly after 1:30pm today.    Fire department found a burning sofa on the second floor and quickly extinguished the blaze.  The apartment suffered extensive smoke damage.  Fire officials were still on the scene when we left to post this story so it…

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Happenings NOW

GOV. MALLOY APPOINTS FAIRFIELD FIRST SELECTMAN KEN FLATTO AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DIVISION OF SPECIAL REVENUE--Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has appointed Fairfield First Selectman Kenneth Flatto as Executive Director of the Division of Special Revenue. The Division of Special Revenue is responsible for managing various special revenues and for regulating legalized gaming in the State of Connecticut, including the Lottery and Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. Flatto is currently the First Selectman of Fairfield, a position to which he has been elected five times. As First Selectman, Flatto is responsible for more than 500 employees and a budget of $260 million. Prior to serving as Fairfield's First Selectman, Flatto served as the Chief Financial Officer for Orangetown,…

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Happenings NOW 3-21-2011

Candlelight Vigil for Orange teen 3-22@1:17am--Bridgeport--State Police chase nets one in custody at the corner of Columbia and Johnson Street. Unknown what the driver was wanted for. A quick moving blaze at 1315 East Main Street shortly after 1pm today continue to keep Bridgeport Fire Departments and Red Cross busy after 2 major fires over the weekend. There were no reported injuries. 12:37am--Bridgeport--Police report two black males, one in dreadlocks taking off their clothes in the middle of the street at Central and Barnum Ave. Orange police search for missing girl 3/20@7:19pm--Bridgeport/Fairfield Police respond to call of an attempted break-in at 47 Pierce St, Fairfield. It is right on the town line so both departments respond. Police take two in…

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Happenings NOW 3-20-2011

3/20@7:19pm--Bridgeport/Fairfield Police respond to call of an attempted break-in at 47 Pierce St, Fairfield. It is right on the town line so both departments respond. Police take two in custody. 1:09pm--Bridgeport--High voltage fire in the basement of 1087 Broad Street. FD has it under control waiting for UI. 11:10am--Bridgeport--Fire departments raced to Marty's Brick Oven Pizza at 2916 Fairfield Avenue for a report of a fire. Fire department reports heavy smoke upon arrival. Initial reports indicated there was a person trapped on the third floor. A sweep of the house found no one in the building. Fire department continue to work the scene. Fire department running additional lines to the back of the building. 11:52--UPDATE--Fire Marshall on the scene to…

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