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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 Faces DUI Charge After Crash In Greenwich

    Man Faces DUI Charge After Crash In Greenwich

    A Westchester man was busted for allegedly drinking and driving in Fairfield County, leading to a crash in Greenwich.Investigators from the Greenwich Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Sheep Hill Road and Old Orchard Road, where there was a report of the crash in the area.Police said that upon arrival at the crash scene, they “detected the strong, distinct order ...

  2. CT Troopers Seize Heroin After Motor Vehicle Stop

    CT Troopers Seize Heroin After Motor Vehicle Stop

    Connecticut State Police troopers seized several bags of heroin and a hypodermic needle from a local resident during an early morning traffic stop over the weekend.Troopers stopped Westbrook resident Austin Rinehart on Route 9 at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 in Chester when he was spotted by patrol driving erratically on the roadway.Police said that during the ...

  3. Westport Man Charged With DUI After Leaving Scene Of Crash, Police Say

    Westport Man Charged With DUI After Leaving Scene Of Crash, Police Say

    A Fairfield County man got himself in trouble with the law after allegedly sideswiping a vehicle in the Wilton Public Library parking lot while intoxicated and taking off, only to return to the scene of the crime and get locked up.Officers from the Wilton Police Department were dispatched to the library on Saturday, Aug. 11, where there was a report of a crash, where one of the ...

  4. Man Who Made Unsafe Turn In Greenwich Under The Influence, Police Say

    Man Who Made Unsafe Turn In Greenwich Under The Influence, Police Say

    A 46-year-old motorist who made an unsafe turn - causing oncoming traffic to come to a halt on a busy Greenwich roadway - was driving under the influence for the second time, police said.Stamford resident Kevin O’Brien was spotted by police turning left out of Livingston Place onto West Putnam Avenue at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 9. While making the dangerous turn, vehicles ...

  5. Expect Closures: Construction Work On Routes 7, 104, 111 Starts

    Expect Closures: Construction Work On Routes 7, 104, 111 Starts

    There will be overnight lane closures throughout Connecticut, as contractors with the Connecticut Department of Transportation install rumble strips in various town.Beginning on Monday, Aug. 15, motorists can expect closures on Route 111 near Historic Drive to Old Church Road in Monroe. There will also be closures on Route 104 north of Butternut Lane in Stamford and on Route 7 in Wilton ...

  6. Teenage Girl Punches Victim Several Times In Greenwich Incident, Police Say

    Teenage Girl Punches Victim Several Times In Greenwich Incident, Police Say

    A Fairfield County teenager had to be restrained by police after getting into a midday fight in Greenwich.Officers from the Greenwich Police Department were dispatched to a Hamilton Avenue building on the west side of town shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, where there was a report of a fight that had turned physical between two people.Upon arrival, police said that it was ...

  7. 'Perfect Storm' Of Repairs, Construction Could Create NYC Commute Chaos, Report Says

    'Perfect Storm' Of Repairs, Construction Could Create NYC Commute Chaos, Report Says

    A “perfect storm” of construction and repairs may cause a nightmarish commuter into Manhattan for several years.A New York Post report outlined the troubles commuters may face in the coming years, as crews get set to begin extensive subway repairs, highway construction work, railroad work and other projects that will tie up traffic and cause gridlock in the city.Beginning on Friday, ...

  8. Motorists Pay Most Expensive August Pump Prices In Years

    Motorists Pay Most Expensive August Pump Prices In Years

    With the demand for gasoline soaring during the dog days of summer, motorists can expect gas prices to peak to the highest price since 2014.With Labor Day fast approaching, statewide gas prices are beginning to peak, with an average price nationwide of $2.87 per gallon, the most expensive prices in four years. Officials said that there will likely be a spike in prices toward the end of ...

  9. Will Northern Westchester's Richard Gere's Next Role Be As Congressional Candidate?

    Will Northern Westchester's Richard Gere's Next Role Be As Congressional Candidate?

    Is this well-known Westchester movie star's next act as a politician?Richard Gere, 68, who has a home in Pound Ridge, has seen his name floated as a possible congressional candidate in the Hudson Valley's 18th Congressman, according to the New York Post. Rep. Sean Maloney (D-Cold Spring) is making a run for Attorney General, and if he is successful, his Congressional seat would be open. ...

  10. Fairfield County Man Made Harassing Calls To Rape Crisis Center, Police Say

    Fairfield County Man Made Harassing Calls To Rape Crisis Center, Police Say

    A Fairfield County man is in hot water with the law after allegedly harassing a Connecticut Rape Crisis Center, despite previous warnings.Stratford resident William Bonitati, 58, has been charged with four counts of second-degree harassment, after being taken into police custody on an active warrant that was issued for his arrest in Milford.According to investigators, Bonitati ...

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