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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. Stratford Woman Injured After Car Hits Barriers On Merritt

    Stratford Woman Injured After Car Hits Barriers On Merritt

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- A 32-year-old Stratford woman was seriously injured when her car went off the road and hit two barrier beams on the Merritt on Sunday, according to state police.The woman was traveling southbound on Route 15 near exit 53 in Stratford at around 6:30 a.m. Sunday when she lost control of her 2001 Mazda. It went off the road, hit a wooden beam barrier on the left ...

  2. Tropical Storm Watch Issued For Southern Fairfield County Ahead of Jose

    Tropical Storm Watch Issued For Southern Fairfield County Ahead of Jose

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for southern Fairfield County ahead of Hurricane Jose, which is expected to pass the area Tuesday night into Wednesday and bring with it the potential for tropical storm force winds, coastal flooding, and heavy rainfall.As of Monday morning, Jose is about 550 miles south-south east of New York City, moving north at about 9 ...

  3. Westport To Remove "No Turn On Red" Signs From Two Intersections

    Westport To Remove "No Turn On Red" Signs From Two Intersections

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- The town of Westport will remove "No Turn on Red" signs from two intersections after receiving preliminary approval from the state.The signs will be removed from the intersection where Main Street meets Myrtle Avenue and Kings Highway North, as well as the intersection where Main Street meets Avery Place and Parker Harding Plaza. The Board of Selectmen's ...

  4. Community Rallies To Help Bridgeport Crossing Guard Hit By Car

    Community Rallies To Help Bridgeport Crossing Guard Hit By Car

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Darien VFW Commander Lenny Hunter was working as a school crossing guard in Bridgeport on Tuesday when he was hit by a car, resulting in two broken legs and a fractured skull.The incident happened at around 8:12 a.m., when a woman dropping off her child at nearby Geraldine Johnson Elementary School told police that she "blacked out," jumped a curb and hit ...

  5. Trumbull Cops: Monroe Woman's Lie About Being Held Hostage Led To Standoff

    Trumbull Cops: Monroe Woman's Lie About Being Held Hostage Led To Standoff

    TRUMBULL, Conn. -- A Monroe woman was charged with falsely claiming that she had been taken hostage by her boyfriend, leading police to an hours-long standoff at the Royce Complex on Old Town Road in Trumbull this week.Police received a report at around 1 p.m. on Wednesday from a woman who claimed that she was being held against her will by her boyfriend, who had a weapon, police said. ...

  6. 'Rough Landing' For Sea Plane Into Candlewood Lake In Sherman

    'Rough Landing' For Sea Plane Into Candlewood Lake In Sherman

    SHERMAN, Conn. — A seaplane had a "rough landing' into Candlewood Lake in Sherman on Friday.Nobody was injured in the incident, state police said on Twitter. State police troopers were assisting the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection at the scene after the plane's rough landing.The plane landed on the water near the Sherman/New Fairfield border before 4 p.m. and ...

  7. Seven Arrested In Norwalk Crackdown On Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

    Seven Arrested In Norwalk Crackdown On Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Seven people were arrested in Norwalk as part of an investigation into the distribution of Fentanyl-laced heroin, police said.Operation Nip Tuck was launched in response to numerous complaints from residents and business owners regarding drug dealing, loitering and public drinking on lower Ely Avenue in Norwalk, police said. The Special Services Division of the Norwalk ...

  8. Monroe Man Sentenced To Prison For Distributing Crack

    Monroe Man Sentenced To Prison For Distributing Crack

    MONROE, Conn. -- A Monroe man was sentenced to prison time Thursday for distributing crack cocaine.Dwight Jarvis, 28, was sentenced to 21 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, according to Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.According to court documents, a search of Jarvis's Monroe home on Oct. 27, 2016 turned up 29 grams of ...

  9. Stamford Man Claiming To Be Cop Charged With Sexual Assault In Westport

    Stamford Man Claiming To Be Cop Charged With Sexual Assault In Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A Stamford man claiming to be a police officer was charged with sexually assaulting a woman in Westport, according to police.On Aug. 8, a woman came to the Westport Police Department to report that she had been sexually assaulted the previous day. She said that the assault had taken place at the Westport Inn by a man she was having an online relationship with, police ...

  10. One Injured After Crash Interrupts CT United Ride In Monroe

    One Injured After Crash Interrupts CT United Ride In Monroe

    MONROE, Conn. -- One person was sent to the hospital after a driver in Monroe cut off the CT United Ride motorcycle procession held every year to pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, according to the Trumbull Times.The CT United Ride, which was held Sunday, is the state's largest Sept. 11 tribute, and this year attracted more than 2,500 motorcyclists, the Trumbull Times ...

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