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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. New Canaan Father Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Heroin Overdose Of Son

    New Canaan Father Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Heroin Overdose Of Son

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A New Canaan man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges after giving heroin to his son, who later died of an overdose, according to the Stamford Advocate.Police had arrested 58-year-old Mark Lynch in November after his son, Christopher Lynch, had fatally overdosed in September at the age of 25, according to police. Mark Lynch had told officers that he had given ...

  2. Rain Likely To Hit Newtown Over Columbus Day Weekend

    Rain Likely To Hit Newtown Over Columbus Day Weekend

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Temperatures slightly above normal and possibly some rain are expected to hit Fairfield County over Columbus Day weekend.Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 77, according to the National Weather Service. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.There will be patchy fog before 9 a.m. on Saturday, otherwise the day will be ...

  3. Wilton High School Investigates After Student Reports Gun Post On Snapchat

    Wilton High School Investigates After Student Reports Gun Post On Snapchat

    WILTON, Conn. -- Wilton Police and the Wilton Public Schools are investigating after a student reported seeing a posting involving a gun on Snapchat, according to the Wilton Bulletin.Wilton High School Principal Robert O'Donnell sent a letter to parents on Thursday informing them of the incident, according to the Wilton Bulletin. O'Donnell said that a student reported on Thursday ...

  4. Police: Man, 25, Tried To Entice Stratford Boy Online Into Having Sex

    Police: Man, 25, Tried To Entice Stratford Boy Online Into Having Sex

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- A 25-year-old New York man was charged with trying to entice a 16-year-old Stratford boy whom he met online to have sex with him, police said Thursday.On Wednesday, Dylan Quinn of Garrison turned himself in to officers at the Stratford Police Department as the result of a warrant issued for his arrest. The investigation started in May when detectives were notified of ...

  5. Donations Sought For Wilton Police Officer Who Lost Home In Fire

    Donations Sought For Wilton Police Officer Who Lost Home In Fire

    WILTON, Conn. -- After a fire destroyed the Oxford home of a captain in the Wilton Police Department, family, friends and neighbors have come together to help get the family back on their feet.The fire broke out at the home of Ashley and Thomas Conlan on Churchview Road in Oxford at around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. The Oxford Fire Department responded to the structure fire at the ...

  6. Crews Continue To Battle Large Brush Fire In Bethel

    Crews Continue To Battle Large Brush Fire In Bethel

    BETHEL, Conn. -- A brush fire at the Terre Haute property off Trowbridge Drive in Bethel has entered its third day, with crews from surrounding towns and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responding to assist Bethel crews.The fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon, with the Bethel Volunteer Fire Department and Stony Hill Volunteer Fire Company responding. Soon, ...

  7. Flyers Containing '#WhiteLivesMatter' Message Left At Wilton, Easton Homes

    Flyers Containing '#WhiteLivesMatter' Message Left At Wilton, Easton Homes

    WILTON, Conn. -- Flyers carrying a "White Lives Matter" message were left on the yards of several homes in Wilton and Easton, according to the Wilton Bulletin.In addition to hashtag messages of "#WhiteLivesMatter," the flyers also contained "#AntiAntifa," "#AntiSharia," "#AntiCommunist," and "#MAGA," according to the Wilton ...

  8. Firefighters Battle Large Brush Fire In Bethel

    Firefighters Battle Large Brush Fire In Bethel

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Firefighters from Bethel and several surrounding towns battled a large brush fire on the Terre Haute property at the end of Trowbridge Drive in Bethel on Tuesday night, and fighting continued on Wednesday.The Fairfield County East Zone Brush Fire strike team responded to the scene, bringing in mutual aid from the Redding, West Redding, Danbury, Stevenson, Monroe, ...

  9. Brookfield Tip-A-Cop Event Tonight Supports Special Olympics

    Brookfield Tip-A-Cop Event Tonight Supports Special Olympics

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. -- Brookfield police officers will take "Protect and Serve" to a whole new level when they volunteer at celebrity waiters at the Tip-A-Cop event on Wednesday to benefit the Special Olympics.The annual Tip-A-Cop event will be held at 189 Sports Cafe in Brookfield from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Law enforcement officers and department personnel will be ...

  10. Sound Of Gunshots Heard In Weston Were From Fairfield Police Training

    Sound Of Gunshots Heard In Weston Were From Fairfield Police Training

    WESTON, Conn. — Weston residents who may have heard gunfire on Monday morning can rest assured that the noise was just the sound of a training exercise being conducted nearby by the Fairfield Police Department, according to Weston Police.Weston Police posted on their Facebook page on Monday that the gunshots that some residents heard were just the sounds of the training exercise that ...

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