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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 Mother Scheduled To Be Deported Takes Sanctuary In New Haven Church

    Norwalk Mother Scheduled To Be Deported Takes Sanctuary In New Haven Church

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk mother of four who lost her battle to remain in the U.S. and was scheduled to be deported Thursday has taken sanctuary in a church in New Haven, according to the Hour.Nury Chavarria, 43, was scheduled to be sent back to her native Guatemala after a bid to delay her deportation failed. She left Guatemala 24 years ago at the age of 19, seeking asylum.Iglesia de ...

  2. Police Seek Missing Oxford Man Who Worked In Brookfield

    Police Seek Missing Oxford Man Who Worked In Brookfield

    OXFORD, Conn. -- Connecticut state police are asking the public's help in locating an Oxford man who has been missing since the beginning of 2016.A Silver Alert was first issued for John "Jack" Fairhurst in January 2016 after he was reported missing by friends and family. Detectives assigned to Western District Major Crime and troopers have been investigating and following ...

  3. More Hot And Steamy Weather On Tap Today In Newtown

    More Hot And Steamy Weather On Tap Today In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- More hot weather is in store for Fairfield County on Thursday, though the area could get some relief in the form of rain this afternoon and evening.Thursday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 94, according to the National Weather Service. There is a 20 percent chance of precipitation this afternoon, with isolated showers and thunderstorms ...

  4. Three Men Charged With Flying Marijuana Into Sikorsky Airport

    Three Men Charged With Flying Marijuana Into Sikorsky Airport

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- Three men were charged Wednesday with trafficking marijuana into Connecticut by flying it from California to the Sikorsky Airport in Stratford.A federal grand jury in New Haven returned a three-count indictment against Robert Capelli, 31, of Milford, Scott Bodnar, also known as "Pep," 38, of Ansonia, and Donald Burns, 59, of Milford, according to Deirdre M. ...

  5. Metro-North Trains Operating At Reduced Speeds Due To Heat

    Metro-North Trains Operating At Reduced Speeds Due To Heat

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Due to the high temperatures, trains on the Metro-North New Haven Line will be operating at reduced speeds Wednesday.Delays are possible at New Haven Line stations due to the reduced speeds.To sign up for Daily Voice's email news alerts, click here and select your hometown.

  6. Crowd Supports Monroe Police Officer's Bid To Return To Work After Cancer

    Crowd Supports Monroe Police Officer's Bid To Return To Work After Cancer

    MONROE, Conn. — A Monroe police officer is still awaiting a decision on whether he will be allowed to return to work after a battle with brain cancer, according to the Connecticut Post.No decision was made Monday night at a pre-termination hearing for Andrew Wall, 53, a 20-year veteran of the force who was diagnosed in September 2015 with terminal Stage Four Glioblastoma brain cancer, ...

  7. Uncomfortable Heat, Possible Rain To Hit Newtown Today

    Uncomfortable Heat, Possible Rain To Hit Newtown Today

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents can expect some uncomfortable heat and possibly some heavy rain on Wednesday.Temperatures are expected to be in the lower 90s on Wednesday, with a high of 91, but the humidity will produce heat index values in the mid to upper 90s, according to the National Weather Service. The day is expected to be mostly sunny, but there is a 20 ...

  8. Easton Man Charged With Threatening Sibling

    Easton Man Charged With Threatening Sibling

    EASTON, Conn. -- An Easton man was charged with threatening his sibling during an argument over financial matters last week, according to police.Easton Police received a 911 call on Thursday, July 13 by someone who said they were threatened by 58-year-old Richard McLaughlin. During a conversation about financial matters with his mother, the caller said that McLaughlin became ...

  9. Darien Doctor Wanted For Running 'Pill Mill' In Norwalk Arrested In Canada

    Darien Doctor Wanted For Running 'Pill Mill' In Norwalk Arrested In Canada

    DARIEN, Conn. — A doctor from Darien wanted in connection with a "pill mill' ring that sold prescriptions for narcotic paiinkillers for cash and defrauded heathcare insurers was arrested after he fled into Canada, according to the Montreal Gazette.   Dr. Ramil Mansourov, 47, who had offices in Norwalk, was arrested at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, the ...

  10. Stamford Teen Gets 20 Years For Fatally Stabbing Man Over Spilled Coffee

    Stamford Teen Gets 20 Years For Fatally Stabbing Man Over Spilled Coffee

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A 17-year-old Stamford resident received a 20-year prison sentence on Tuesday for fatally stabbing a man who accidentally spilled coffee on him in front of a Bedford Street McDonald's in 2015, according to the Stamford Advocate.Marquest Hall, 17, pleaded guilty in March to first-degree manslaughter related to the March 11, 2015, stabbing death of 52-year-old Antonio ...

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