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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. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Newtown

    Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for northern and central Fairfield County Tuesday afternoon.The severe thunderstorm warning was issued at 3:59 p.m. and is in effect until 4:45 p.m. At 3:57 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extended from near Sherman to near Fahnestock State Park in Carmel, N.Y., moving east at 30 mph, according ...

  2. Thunderstorms Could Follow Another Scorcher In Newtown

    Thunderstorms Could Follow Another Scorcher In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon could mean a break from the rising heat and humidity that's expected in Fairfield County.Temperatures are expected to climb into the 80s along the coast and the lower 90s most everywhere else, with a high of 92 predicted for the area, according to the National Weather Service. The humidity will make it ...

  3. With Temps Rising, Don't Leave Pets In Parked Cars, Police Warn

    With Temps Rising, Don't Leave Pets In Parked Cars, Police Warn

    NORWALK, Conn. -- With temperatures rising ahead of the beginning of summer, pet owners need to be aware of the dangers of leaving their pets in parked cars."Every year, hundreds of pets die from heat exhaustion because they are left in parked vehicles," the Norwalk Police Department said in a Facebook post. "We've heard the excuses: "Oh, it will just be a few ...

  4. Sandy Hook Families Blast Megyn Kelly, NBC Over Alex Jones Interview

    Sandy Hook Families Blast Megyn Kelly, NBC Over Alex Jones Interview

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Families of the victims killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown are criticizing Megyn Kelly and NBC over an upcoming interview with Alex Jones, a radio host who has perpetuated the conspiracy theory that the shooting is a hoax.Kelly's sit-down interview with the "InfoWars" host is set to air Sunday, June 18 on NBC. Jones has been ...

  5. Air Quality Alert Issued As Temperature Rises In Newtown

    Air Quality Alert Issued As Temperature Rises In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- An air quality alert has been issued for Fairfield County Monday as temperatures are expected to remain high over the next couple days.The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection warns that ozone levels in the air on Monday could be unhealthy for sensitive groups such as active children and adults with respiratory diseases such as asthma. ...

  6. More And More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Spotted In Connecticut

    More And More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Spotted In Connecticut

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – An aggressive species of mosquito that can spread several diseases — including West Nile and Zika — is moving into the state of Connecticut, according to a study from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is an invasive species that originated in East Asia and is undergoing a northward expansion in the ...

  7. Reminder: Route 7 Closed For Weekend Near Ridgefield-Wilton Border

    Reminder: Route 7 Closed For Weekend Near Ridgefield-Wilton Border

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- A section of Route 7 will be closed to thru traffic this weekend due to a bridge replacement project.Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Route 7 will be closed from the intersection of Route 7 and Route 35 to the intersection of Route 7 and Route 102. This closure will continue until 6 a.m. on Monday.This is the first of five scheduled weekend closures that will take place ...

  8. Thunderstorms Could Accompany Warm Temps This Weekend In Newtown

    Thunderstorms Could Accompany Warm Temps This Weekend In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Residents of Fairfield County will mostly get a preview of what the summer will look like this weekend, with warm weather and sunny skies expected. But there is the possibility of some showers and thunderstorms in the mix as well.Friday is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 77, according to the National Weather Service. Conditions will be mostly dry, ...

  9. Danbury Man Charged In Car Theft After Chase That Ended In Crash In Newtown

    Danbury Man Charged In Car Theft After Chase That Ended In Crash In Newtown

    MONROE, Conn. -- A Danbury man was charged with stealing a car out of Danbury in March and leading Monroe Police on a chase before crashing the car in Newtown, according to the Monroe Courier.Monroe Police told the Monroe Courier that an officer saw 32-year-old Raheim Lewis of Danbury driving erratically on Route 25 in Monroe on March 25. The officer tried to pull Lewis over, but Lewis ...

  10. DETOUR: Route 7 Closed For Weekend In Ridgefield Starting Friday

    DETOUR: Route 7 Closed For Weekend In Ridgefield Starting Friday

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- A section of Route 7 will be closed to thru traffic this weekend due to a bridge replacement project.Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Route 7 will be closed from the intersection of Route 7 and Route 35 to the intersection of Route 7 and Route 102. This closure will continue until 6 a.m. on Monday.This is the first of five scheduled weekend closures that will take place ...

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