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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Man Intentionally Drives Into Connecticut Hospital, Car Bursts Into Flames

    Man Intentionally Drives Into Connecticut Hospital, Car Bursts Into Flames

    A man in his 20s intentionally crashed a car carrying several cans of gasoline into an emergency entrance at the Middlesex Hospital in Middletown on Thursday morning, setting himself on fire, officials said.Police officers and fire crews were dispatched to the hospital at approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, when the driver - reportedly identified as Steven Elam according to NBC - drove ...

  2. Inmate Faces Additional Charges For New Canaan Fourth Of July Burglaries

    Inmate Faces Additional Charges For New Canaan Fourth Of July Burglaries

    An inmate already in custody in Connecticut is facing additional charges after a police investigation tied him to a string of auto larcenies last summer.Investigators from the New Canaan Police Department were in Norwalk Court on Thursday to serve an active arrest warrant on Vanshawne Wheeler, who is currently incarcerated for unknown charges.Police said that Wheeler committed 11 ...

  3. Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train Was Real Estate Developer

    Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train Was Real Estate Developer

    The 55-year-old man struck and killed by a train near the Fairfield Metro-North station was a well-known real estate developer who previously had troubles with the law.MTA Police were called to the station after Fairfield resident Alfred Lenoci, Jr. was fatally struck by the train at approximately 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a Metro-North spokesperson said. The subsequent ...

  4. Community Rallies Around 9-Month-Old Daughter Of Westport Businessman, 47

    Community Rallies Around 9-Month-Old Daughter Of Westport Businessman, 47

    A GoFundMe fundraising campaign has been created for the daughter of a Fairfield County businessman who hails from the Hudson Valley who suddenly passed away last week.Edward “Ted” K. Dell’Abate, a native of Pound Ridge and founder of Phaedrus Technologies in Manhattan, died on Feb. 12 after a brief battle with cancer. He most recently worked at Bridgewater Associates in Westport, ...

  5. Westport Man Charged With Harassment After Restaurant, Residence Incidents

    Westport Man Charged With Harassment After Restaurant, Residence Incidents

    A Westport man is facing multiple charges after violating an Order of Protection and repeatedly harassing his victim on Valentine’s Day, police said.The Westport Police Department received a complaint on Thursday, Feb. 15 regarding Westport resident Neil Bhatia, who had met his victim the previous day at a local restaurant for dinner, during which he was allegedly “loud with the victim ...

  6. El Salvadorian Who Last Lived In Fairfield County Sentenced For Trafficking

    El Salvadorian Who Last Lived In Fairfield County Sentenced For Trafficking

    An El Salvadorian national living in Bridgeport is facing deportation and has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for his role in a cocaine trafficking ring.John Durham, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut announced that 47-year-old Miguel Lara has been sentenced in federal court to 42 months after pleading guilty last November to possession with ...

  7. ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train

    ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train

    Officials have identified the man fatally struck by a train near the Fairfield Metro-North as MTA Police detectives continue their investigation.Fairfield resident Alfred Lenoci, Jr., 55, was fatally struck by the train at approximately 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a Metro-North spokesperson said, when the 4:37 a.m. train from New Haven, due into Grand Central at 6:34 a.m., fatally ...

  8. Felon Caught With Firearm During Fairfield Traffic Stop, Police Say

    Felon Caught With Firearm During Fairfield Traffic Stop, Police Say

    A convicted felon from Bridgeport was busted on drug and weapons charges in Fairfield following a routine traffic light for a faulty brake light.Officers on patrol from the Fairfield Police Department stopped 21-year-old Bridgeport resident Darnell Brown’s Buick on Tunxis Road at approximately 9:50 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, after spotting his vehicle with a malfunctioning light.During ...

  9. Fatal Metro-North Train Strike Under Investigation

    Fatal Metro-North Train Strike Under Investigation

    Click here for an updated story: ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North TrainEarlier story:No criminality is suspected after a man was fatally struck by a train near the Fairfield Metro-North station.MTA Police detectives are investigating the fatal struck, which took place at approximately 5:15 a.m., a Metro-North spokesperson said, when the 4:37 a.m. train from New Haven, ...

  10. Ex-Westchester DA Jeanine Pirro To Pay Fine, Take Course For 119 MPH Ticket

    Ex-Westchester DA Jeanine Pirro To Pay Fine, Take Course For 119 MPH Ticket

    After several months, Fox News host and former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro has pleaded guilty to a speeding charge against her.New York State Police troopers stopped Pirro driving 119 miles per hour on Nov. 19 last year in the Town of Nichols, which is in upstate Tioga County near Owego and her hometown Elmira. When she was stopped by troopers, Pirro, who lives in ...

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