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Casey Donahue

Assistant Managing Editor cdonahue@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Pennsylvania, Casey graduated from Fairfield University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. He has covered several towns in Fairfield County since 2010. 

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  1. One Killed In East Haven Plane Crash Near Tweed Airport

    One Killed In East Haven Plane Crash Near Tweed Airport

    EAST HAVEN, Conn. — One person was killed and another was injured Wednesday after a plane crash in East Haven near Tweed New Haven Airport, according to NBC Connecticut.The plane was from a Connecticut flight school, NBC Connecticut reported. It had issued a mayday call after leaving Tweed Airport.The person killed was identified as Pablo Campos, 31, of East Haven, according to NBC ...

  2. Tractor Trailer Crash Backs Up I-95 South Traffic In Westport

    Tractor Trailer Crash Backs Up I-95 South Traffic In Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Traffic is congested on I-95 southbound in Westport after a tractor trailer crash Wednesday afternoon.The highway is backed up over a 3.9-mile stretch between exits 19 and 16 after the tractor trailer hit another vehicle between exits 17 and 16, according to the Department of Transportation. The incident was reported at 12:32 p.m. The right and center lanes are closed.

  3. Beloved Parrot Missing After Fatal Norwalk House Fire

    Beloved Parrot Missing After Fatal Norwalk House Fire

    NORWALK, Conn. — The family of a woman who died in a house fire in Norwalk last weekend is hoping to recover the woman's pet parrot, who has been missing since Sunday.Penne is a yellow-naped green Amazon parrot who went missing after the fire on Bettswood Road on Sunday morning. His owner, Alice Klavun, was killed in the fire, according to the Hour.Related story: Woman dies in Norwalk ...

  4. Man Charged With Trespassing After Driving Jeep Into Easton Reservoir

    Man Charged With Trespassing After Driving Jeep Into Easton Reservoir

    EASTON, Conn. — An off-roading excursion ended in charges Monday when a West Haven man drove his Jeep into the Easton Reservoir, according to police.Oliver Preissler, 24, said he was four wheeling with a group of people when he entered private property to gain access to the Easton Reservoir entrance road, according to police. His Jeep became disabled a few feet from shore, police ...

  5. Staples Graduate Killed In Car Crash In Pakistan

    Staples Graduate Killed In Car Crash In Pakistan

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A graduate of Staples High School in Westport was killed in a car accident in Pakistan this week, according to the Connecticut Post.Citing a report from Pakistani website The News, the Connecticut Post reported that Reda Gul, 19, was killed Tuesday when the car she was riding in overturned on the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway. Two other people were injured in the ...

  6. Police: Owner Set Newtown Liquor Store Ablaze, Vandalized With Swastikas

    Police: Owner Set Newtown Liquor Store Ablaze, Vandalized With Swastikas

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The proprietor of a Newtown liquor store that was vandalized with swastikas and set on fire last month has been charged with arson and insurance fraud in connection with the incident. Scott Young, 39, of Southington was taken into custody Thursday afternoon and charged with first-degree arson, insurance fraud, first-degree criminal mischief, three counts of reckless ...

  7. Connecticut Senators Vote Against Bill Overturning Gun Control Law

    Connecticut Senators Vote Against Bill Overturning Gun Control Law

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Both of Connecticut's Democratic senators voted against a measure passed in the U.S. Senate Wednesday that undo a rule preventing people with mental disabilities from purchasing guns.The bill nullify's a rule that allows the Social Security Administration to send information on individuals with mental disabilities who receive disability payments to the ...

  8. Russian Spy Ship Spotted Off Connecticut Coast

    Russian Spy Ship Spotted Off Connecticut Coast

    GROTON, Conn. -- A Russian spy ship was spotted "loitering" about 30 miles south of a naval base in Groton on Wednesday morning, a U.S. official told Fox News. The Congressional delegation from Connecticut expressed alarm about Russia's escalating "aggressive actions" that threaten U.S. security and called on President Donald Trump to act.    The ship Viktor Leonov ...

  9. Police Close Case Of Trump Fan Taunting Danbury Students With No Arrests

    Police Close Case Of Trump Fan Taunting Danbury Students With No Arrests

    DANBURY, Conn. -- No arrests were made in the incident of a man holding a Trump sign who shouted obscenities at Danbury High School students last month. Police were unable to secure an arrest warrant against the man and the investigation is now closed.The incident took place on Jan. 20 and was caught on video and posted on Twitter. According to the video and witness statements, the man ...

  10. Linda McMahon Of WWE Fame Confirmed For Trump Cabinet Post

    Linda McMahon Of WWE Fame Confirmed For Trump Cabinet Post

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Greenwich resident and WWE co-founder Linda McMahon was confirmed as the head of the Small Business Administration by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday morning.McMahon's nomination was confirmed by a vote of 81-19 as she joins President Donald Trump's Cabinet.McMahon co-founded the Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment in 1980 with her husband, Vince McMahon, and ...

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