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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. Norwalk Landscaper Faces Prison Time For Filing False Tax Return

    Norwalk Landscaper Faces Prison Time For Filing False Tax Return

    NORWALK, Conn. -- A Norwalk landscaper faces up to three years in prison after he pleaded guilty Friday to filing a false tax return, according to John H. Durham, U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, and Joel P. Garland, Special Agent in Charge of IRS Criminal Investigation in New England.According to court documents, 57-year-old Candido Valadares operates two Norwalk-based landscaping ...

  2. Westport Woman Pleads Guilty To Charges In Murder Of Boyfriend's Parents

    Westport Woman Pleads Guilty To Charges In Murder Of Boyfriend's Parents

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The girlfriend of Kyle Navin has pleaded guilty to helping him murder his parents, whose bodies were found buried in a Weston backyard two years ago, according to the Connecticut Post.Jennifer Valiante, 31, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder and hindering prosecution under the Alford Doctrine on Friday, according to the Connecticut Post. A plea under the ...

  3. Westport Police: Man Crashed While Driving Drunk, Claimed He Was Kidnapped

    Westport Police: Man Crashed While Driving Drunk, Claimed He Was Kidnapped

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A Trumbull man was charged with making up a story about being kidnapped after crashing his car while driving under the influence in Westport, according to police.At 3:15 a.m. June 16, officers were dispatched to Cross Highway in Westport on a report of a crash with injuries. When they arrived, officers found an unoccupied vehicle that was upside. The owner was ...

  4. Felon From Stamford Pleads Guilty To Re-Entering U.S. After Being Deported

    Felon From Stamford Pleads Guilty To Re-Entering U.S. After Being Deported

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A citizen of Honduras last residing in Stamford pleaded guilty Friday to re-entering the United States after being deported.Carlos Anariba, 27, also known as Marvin Guillen, pleaded guilty in New Haven to one count of re-entry of a removed alien, according to John H. Durham, U.S. Attorney for Connecticut.According to court documents, in November 2008, Anariba, using ...

  5. Person Killed By Metro-North Train In Milford Identified As Wilton Man

    Person Killed By Metro-North Train In Milford Identified As Wilton Man

    MILFORD, Conn. -- The person struck and killed by a Metro-North train in Milford on Tuesday night has been identified as 24-year-old Ryan Duffy of Wilton, according to a Metro-North spokesperson.Duffy was struck by a westbound train as it pulled into the Milford station at around 11:54 p.m. on Tuesday.The incident does not appear to be an accident, and no criminality was involved, ...

  6. Man Found Dead In Milford Apartment After Standoff

    Man Found Dead In Milford Apartment After Standoff

    MILFORD, Conn. -- Police found the body of a 50-year-old man inside an apartment in Milford after a standoff on Friday morning.Police responded to an apartment complex on High Street at around 5 a.m. on Friday on a report of an emotionally disturbed person who had barricaded himself inside, police said. There was a heavy police presence at the scene, and parts of High Street and nearby ...

  7. Strong Winds, Rain To Hit Westport This Weekend

    Strong Winds, Rain To Hit Westport This Weekend

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Strong winds could hit Fairfield County Saturday night into Sunday, along with some rain, according to the National Weather Service.Friday will be sunny, with a high near 46. A northwest wind of 10 to 14 mph is expected. It will be partly cloudy on Friday night, with a low around 26.Showers are likely to hit during the day on Saturday, mainly after 4 p.m. ...

  8. Wyman Will Not Run For Governor Of Connecticut In 2018

    Wyman Will Not Run For Governor Of Connecticut In 2018

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --  Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman announced Thursday that she will not run for governor in 2018.Wyman was selected as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's running mate in the 2010 gubernatorial race, and was re-elected in 2014. Prior to that, she served as the state's first female Comptroller, a position she held from 1995 to 2011. She had previously served on the Tolland ...

  9. Bridgeport Food Distribution Service Owner Sentenced For Fraud

    Bridgeport Food Distribution Service Owner Sentenced For Fraud

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- The owner of a defunct food distribution service based in Bridgeport was sentenced to three years in prison for defrauding three restaurant groups of millions of dollars.Mark Berlin, 64, of Boca Raton, Florida, was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, according to John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the ...

  10. Rain To Taper Off Thursday Afternoon In Westport

    Rain To Taper Off Thursday Afternoon In Westport

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Rain will hit most of Fairfield County throughout Thursday morning, but it will clear up later in the day, according to the National Weather Service.Showers will gradually taper off from west to east by early afternoon, and the rest of the day is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 53. Those mild temperatures will be short-lived as a cold front ...

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