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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. Malloy Signs Transgender Student Bathroom Protections After Trump Rollback

    Malloy Signs Transgender Student Bathroom Protections After Trump Rollback

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order Thursday designed to protect transgender students in public schools following President Donald Trump's rolling back of Obama-era federal guidelines on school bathrooms.The guidelines issued last May ordered public schools to let students use bathrooms that matched their gender identity, otherwise they would be in ...

  2. One Killed In East Haven Plane Crash Near Tweed Airport

    One Killed In East Haven Plane Crash Near Tweed Airport

    EAST HAVEN, Conn. — One person was killed and another was injured Wednesday after a plane crash in East Haven near Tweed New Haven Airport, according to NBC Connecticut.The plane was from a Connecticut flight school, NBC Connecticut reported. It had issued a mayday call after leaving Tweed Airport.The person killed was identified as Pablo Campos, 31, of East Haven, according to NBC ...

  3. Man Charged With Trespassing After Driving Jeep Into Easton Reservoir

    Man Charged With Trespassing After Driving Jeep Into Easton Reservoir

    EASTON, Conn. — An off-roading excursion ended in charges Monday when a West Haven man drove his Jeep into the Easton Reservoir, according to police.Oliver Preissler, 24, said he was four wheeling with a group of people when he entered private property to gain access to the Easton Reservoir entrance road, according to police. His Jeep became disabled a few feet from shore, police ...

  4. Police: Owner Set Newtown Liquor Store Ablaze, Vandalized With Swastikas

    Police: Owner Set Newtown Liquor Store Ablaze, Vandalized With Swastikas

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The proprietor of a Newtown liquor store that was vandalized with swastikas and set on fire last month has been charged with arson and insurance fraud in connection with the incident. Scott Young, 39, of Southington was taken into custody Thursday afternoon and charged with first-degree arson, insurance fraud, first-degree criminal mischief, three counts of reckless ...

  5. Connecticut Senators Vote Against Bill Overturning Gun Control Law

    Connecticut Senators Vote Against Bill Overturning Gun Control Law

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Both of Connecticut's Democratic senators voted against a measure passed in the U.S. Senate Wednesday that undo a rule preventing people with mental disabilities from purchasing guns.The bill nullify's a rule that allows the Social Security Administration to send information on individuals with mental disabilities who receive disability payments to the ...

  6. Russian Spy Ship Spotted Off Connecticut Coast

    Russian Spy Ship Spotted Off Connecticut Coast

    GROTON, Conn. -- A Russian spy ship was spotted "loitering" about 30 miles south of a naval base in Groton on Wednesday morning, a U.S. official told Fox News. The Congressional delegation from Connecticut expressed alarm about Russia's escalating "aggressive actions" that threaten U.S. security and called on President Donald Trump to act.    The ship Viktor Leonov ...

  7. Police Close Case Of Trump Fan Taunting Danbury Students With No Arrests

    Police Close Case Of Trump Fan Taunting Danbury Students With No Arrests

    DANBURY, Conn. -- No arrests were made in the incident of a man holding a Trump sign who shouted obscenities at Danbury High School students last month. Police were unable to secure an arrest warrant against the man and the investigation is now closed.The incident took place on Jan. 20 and was caught on video and posted on Twitter. According to the video and witness statements, the man ...

  8. Lawmakers Demand Fixes After Ridership Falls On Metro-North Danbury Line

    Lawmakers Demand Fixes After Ridership Falls On Metro-North Danbury Line

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Even though the Metro-North New Haven Line broke ridership records in 2016, a recent report in the Republican-American revealed that Connecticut's three Metro-North branches all saw decreasing ridership last year, prompting members of Congress to demand improvements.The Waterbury, Danbury and New Canaan branches all saw declines last year, the ...

  9. Linda McMahon Of WWE Fame Confirmed For Trump Cabinet Post

    Linda McMahon Of WWE Fame Confirmed For Trump Cabinet Post

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Greenwich resident and WWE co-founder Linda McMahon was confirmed as the head of the Small Business Administration by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday morning.McMahon's nomination was confirmed by a vote of 81-19 as she joins President Donald Trump's Cabinet.McMahon co-founded the Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment in 1980 with her husband, Vince McMahon, and ...

  10. Blumenthal Calls On Trump To Abandon Travel Ban Targeting Muslims

    Blumenthal Calls On Trump To Abandon Travel Ban Targeting Muslims

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called on President Donald Trump Monday to abandon any approaches to national security that specifically target Muslims, and instead come up with solutions that do not rely on a “religious test.”After Trump’s travel ban was blocked last week by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the president and his administration have ...

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