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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. Florida Woman Charged With Threatening Sandy Hook Parent Will Plead Guilty

    Florida Woman Charged With Threatening Sandy Hook Parent Will Plead Guilty

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A Florida woman charged with sending death threats to the parent of a Sandy Hook victim will likely plead guilty to federal charges later this month, according to the Sun-Sentinel.Lucy Richards, 57, had initially plead not guilty to four counts of transmitting threats in interstate commerce. But the Sun-Sentinel reported that a change-of-plea hearing is scheduled to ...

  2. Snow Totals Increasing For Westport As Winter Returns Friday Morning

    Snow Totals Increasing For Westport As Winter Returns Friday Morning

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — It's been a warm week, but don't get used to it. A winter weather advisory will be in effect for Fairfield County from Thursday night into Friday afternoon, with 3 to 5 inches of snow possible.Thursday will be increasingly cloudy, with a high around 48, according to the National Weather Service. It will also be windy, with gusts as high as 38 mph. A cold front ...

  3. Westport Police Arrest Norwalk Man Hanging Off Tow Truck

    Westport Police Arrest Norwalk Man Hanging Off Tow Truck

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Westport police arrested a man who they say tried to stop a tow truck driver from moving his disabled vehicle last week.At around 4:35 p.m. on Friday a Westport police officer responded to the area of Wilton Road and Ivy Knoll in reference to a disabled motor vehicle. The officer arrived to find a disabled motor vehicle blocking one lane of travel on Wilton Road, ...

  4. Fairfield County Ranks Among Most Expensive Places To Raise A Family

    Fairfield County Ranks Among Most Expensive Places To Raise A Family

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A new study has found that the Stamford-Norwalk and Danbury areas of Fairfield County are among the 10 most expensive places to live in the country, according to MarketWatch.The ranking of the most expensive places to raise a family uses data from the Economic Policy Institute that studies how much families need to spend to get by. The data looks at the cost ...

  5. Another Cold Snap: Snow, Plunging Temps Headed For Westport

    Another Cold Snap: Snow, Plunging Temps Headed For Westport

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — It will be sunny and warm Wednesday, but don't be fooled into believing it's spring. There's a 60 percent chance of snow on Friday and temperatures in Fairfield County will plunge below freezing by the end of the week, with overnight lows in the teens. A cold front will pass through the region Wednesday morning, bringing with it some possible scattered showers, ...

  6. Westport K-9 Officer Busts Driver On Drug Charges

    Westport K-9 Officer Busts Driver On Drug Charges

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A Torrington man was arrested on drug charges in Westport on Sunday after a K-9 officer spotted him rolling through a stop sign, police said.At around 10:25 p.m. K-9 Officer James Loomer was on patrol and observed Joseph Costello, 48, fail to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of the Sherwood Island Connector and the I-95 entrance ramp, police said. Costello ...

  7. Hearing Set To Extradite Suspect In Murder, Abduction Back To Bridgeport

    Hearing Set To Extradite Suspect In Murder, Abduction Back To Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A man accused of stabbing his former girlfriend to death and abducting their 6-year-old daughter will not be extradited back to Bridgeport to face those charges until at least April, according to the Connecticut Post.Oscar Hernandez, 39, was arrested in Pennsylvania on Feb. 24 following a multi-state manhunt after police discovered the body of 26-year-old Nidia ...

  8. Westport Police: 'Aggressive' Driver Faces DUI Charge

    Westport Police: 'Aggressive' Driver Faces DUI Charge

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A driver who was speeding without his headlights on in Westport was arrested on drunken driving charges this weekend, according to police.An officer on patrol noticed a car driving "extremely aggressively" on Riverside Avenue at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, police said. The car was traveling at a high rate of speed, without headlamps or tail lamps illuminated, ...

  9. Police Release Video Of Wilton Bank Robbery Suspect

    Police Release Video Of Wilton Bank Robbery Suspect

    WILTON, Conn. -- Police have released surveillance video footage of the man who robbed a Wilton bank and tried to rob a bank in Fairfield.On Wednesday, Feb. 22 a man arrived at the People's United Bank on Old Post road in Southport just after 4 p.m. The man was wearing a mask and gloves and carrying a duffle bag and was trying to enter the bank, which was locked. Employees told him the ...

  10. Man Rescued After Falling Down Embankment, Into Norwalk River

    Man Rescued After Falling Down Embankment, Into Norwalk River

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Norwalk first responders rescued a man who fell into the Norwalk River on Monday afternoon.Norwalk combined dispatch received a call at about 2 p.m. that a man had fallen into the river in front of 601 Merritt 7. A passerby had heard the man's yells for help and called 911. The man fell near an office complex along the Norwalk River at a point where the river is ...

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