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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. Lock Your Doors: 35 Unlocked Cars Stolen In Fairfield In Past Four Months

    Lock Your Doors: 35 Unlocked Cars Stolen In Fairfield In Past Four Months

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield Police are warning residents to lock their cars and protect their belongings, as thieves have stolen 35 unlocked cars since April 1.In that span of time, there have also been 107 reports of thefts from cars, according to police. All the stolen cars were left unlocked with the keys inside, police said. Police say residents should lock their cars and not ...

  2. Fairfield Day Care Owner To Go To Trial In Death Of Shelton Baby

    Fairfield Day Care Owner To Go To Trial In Death Of Shelton Baby

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The owner of an unlicensed Fairfield day care where a 4-month-old Shelton boy died last March, has rejected a plea deal and will go to trial, according to the Connecticut Post.Carol Cardillo, who has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, reckless endangerment and risk of injury to a minor in connection with the death, had been offered a sentence of 15 years ...

  3. Easton Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Disorderly Conduct

    Easton Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Disorderly Conduct

    EASTON, Conn. -- An Easton man was charged with violating a protective order on Wednesday after he went back to a house he knew he had been ordered to stay away from, according to police.At around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Easton Police were dispatched to a home on a reported domestic dispute. The complainant said that 23-year-old Jaquawn Coltrane would not turn off the TV and that he was ...

  4. Humpback Whale Spotted In Long Island Sound Off Westport

    Humpback Whale Spotted In Long Island Sound Off Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A large humpback whale was spotted near Cockenoe Island off the coast of Westport Friday morning.Police said the Marine Unit responded after they received calls of the whale near Cockenoe Island. Officers confirmed that a large humpback whale was visiting Westport, and made sure that the whale was not in distress.The Marine Unit kept a safe perimeter around the whale ...

  5. Two Women Charged With Prostitution In Bethel

    Two Women Charged With Prostitution In Bethel

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Bethel Police arrested two women this month on prostitution charges after they posted ads online offering sexual services, according to the News Times.Police told the News Times that they had received a tip earlier this month that women were advertising prostitution services at various locations in Bethel through the website Backpage.com. Undercover officers responded ...

  6. Possible Nor'Easter Could Bring Heavy Rain To Newtown This Weekend

    Possible Nor'Easter Could Bring Heavy Rain To Newtown This Weekend

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The Fairfield County area is likely to see some rain and storms Thursday afternoon, with an out-of-season Nor'easter possibly hitting the region this weekend.A weak cold front hitting the region on Thursday will bring a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Some of the storms could produce ...

  7. CT Democrats Call Trump's Ban On Transgender Service Members Discriminatory

    CT Democrats Call Trump's Ban On Transgender Service Members Discriminatory

    President Donald Trump's Twitter announcement of a ban on transgender individuals from the military was met by a flurry of criticism from Democrats in Connecticut, who called the ban everything from "ignorant and profoundly troubling" to "appalling" and "shameful." On Wednesday morning, Trump Tweeted the following statement: "After consultation with my ...

  8. Cool, Sunny Weather Hits Newtown Today Ahead Of Rain

    Cool, Sunny Weather Hits Newtown Today Ahead Of Rain

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents can expect clear skies and temperatures a few degrees below normal on Wednesday, ahead of a couple days of potential rain.High pressure building in the area means that Wednesday is predicted to be sunny, with a high near 78, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 63.A weak frontal ...

  9. Connecticut Gas Prices Continue To Rise, Remain Above National Average

    Connecticut Gas Prices Continue To Rise, Remain Above National Average

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Gas prices in Connecticut have continued to increase over the past week, with Fairfield County's average price well above both statewide and nationwide averages.Growing demand, decreasing inventories and rising crude oil prices are to blame for the increase in gas prices both in Connecticut and across the country, according to AAA. The state's average gas ...

  10. Bridgeport Teens Help Steal Motorcycle, Flee In Stolen Car In Trumbull

    Bridgeport Teens Help Steal Motorcycle, Flee In Stolen Car In Trumbull

    TRUMBULL, Conn. -- Two Bridgeport teens were arrested in a stolen car after helping a friend steal a motorcycle in Trumbull this weekend.On Saturday afternoon, a Cheshire resident arranged through Craigslist to sell his Honda motorcycle to a prospective buyer at a prearranged location at the Hawley Lane Mall in Trumbull, police said. Two Bridgeport teens arrived with a third young male, ...

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