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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. Obama Calls Newtown Visit After Shootings 'Toughest Day Of My Presidency'

    Obama Calls Newtown Visit After Shootings 'Toughest Day Of My Presidency'

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- President Barack Obama will reflect on his visit to Newtown after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School during the final one-on-one television interview of his presidency."I still consider the day I traveled up to Newtown to meet with parents as the toughest day of my presidency," Obama said in a preview for the special, which will air on Sunday, ...

  2. Masuk High Student Suspended Amid Investigation Into Social Media Posts

    Masuk High Student Suspended Amid Investigation Into Social Media Posts

    MONROE, Conn. — A junior has been suspended at Masuk High School in Monroe after fellow students accused him of posting offensive material on social media and even started an online petition calling for his removal from the school, according to Fox 61.The petition was posted on Change.org on Tuesday by a senior at the high school, and it has gained more than 2,700 signatures since then. ...

  3. Stamford Man Who Jumped White House Fence Sentenced To Probation

    Stamford Man Who Jumped White House Fence Sentenced To Probation

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man who jumped over the fence of the White House in 2015 has been sentenced to three years of probation, according to the Washington Post.Joseph Caputo, 24, was also ordered to stay away from Washington D.C. and people and places under the protection of the U.S. Secret Service during that time, the Washington Post reported.On Thanksgiving Day 2015, Caputo ...

  4. 76-Year-Old New Jersey Man Killed In Rollover On Merritt

    76-Year-Old New Jersey Man Killed In Rollover On Merritt

    NORWALK, Conn. — A 76-year-old New Jersey man was killed in a rollover accident on the Merritt Parkway in Norwalk near the Westport border Wednesday morning, state police told the Connecticut Post. The one-car accident took place on Route 15 southbound near Exit 41 at about 11 a.m., slowing traffic as police closed down the right lane.Robert G. Bearden, 76, of Florham Park, was ...

  5. Online Petition Seeks To Remove Monroe Student From Masuk High

    Online Petition Seeks To Remove Monroe Student From Masuk High

    MONROE, Conn. — Members of the Masuk High School community have started an online petition seeking to remove a student from the Monroe school over what they call offensive posts on social media.The petition was posted on Change.org on Tuesday by a senior at the high school, and it gained more than 1,700 signatures in its first 24 hours. Organizers plan to send it to the Monroe Board of ...

  6. GoFundMe Set Up After Handicap Van Stolen From Stratford Family

    GoFundMe Set Up After Handicap Van Stolen From Stratford Family

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- A Stratford family was left struggling last week after a vitally important handicap-accessible van was stolen out of their driveway, but a GoFundMe has been established to help the family replace the vehicle.The van was stolen out of the McDowell family's driveway on Ruby Lane in Stratford sometime between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 6. James McDowell told News ...

  7. Duff Urges DMV To Find Vendor In Fairfield County To Replace AAA

    Duff Urges DMV To Find Vendor In Fairfield County To Replace AAA

    NORWALK, Conn. -- After it was announced last week that AAA offices in Fairfield and New Haven counties will no longer perform any services for the Department of Motor Vehicles, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk, Darien) is calling on the state to find a new vendor for driver's license renewals. Connecticut's contract with AAA Northeast ended on January 1 after the DMV could ...

  8. Former Owner Of Danbury Pet Shop Sentenced For Animal Cruelty Charges

    Former Owner Of Danbury Pet Shop Sentenced For Animal Cruelty Charges

    DANBURY, Conn. -- The former owner of a pet store in Danbury pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges and has been sentenced to probation with special conditions, according to Yorktown News.Richard Doyle, 56 of Mahopac, pleaded guilty to five counts of animal cruelty charges on Dec. 2 in Danbury Superior Court, Yorktown News reported. He was sentenced to three years' probation, was ...

  9. Couple Files Lawsuit Against Greenwich Hospital In Baby Daughter's Death

    Couple Files Lawsuit Against Greenwich Hospital In Baby Daughter's Death

    GREENWICH, Conn. – A couple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Greenwich Hospital after their baby daughter died during labor and delivery last year.The lawsuit was filed by Lauren E. Sorgen and her husband Grant D. Gulyassy, and alleges that on June 3, 2015 the hospital and obstetrician on call at the time failed to appropriately monitor the heartbeat of their daughter, Myriam ...

  10. Malloy Calls For Changes In Spending, Education Funding, Pensions In Speech

    Malloy Calls For Changes In Spending, Education Funding, Pensions In Speech

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stressed that the state can create a more predictable and sustainable economy by addressing the size of state government, pension and benefit payments to state employees, and how municipal aid is distributed to towns, during his annual State of the State Address.Malloy delivered his address to a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly on ...

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