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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. Democrats Propose Marijuana Legalization, Tolls In State Budget Fix

    Democrats Propose Marijuana Legalization, Tolls In State Budget Fix

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Democratic state legislators released a biennial budget proposal Tuesday that includes legalizing retail sale of marijuana, opening a third casino, and adding tolls in Connection, among other proposals.The budget proposal for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 aims to balance the state's budget without increasing sales tax, income tax or corporate tax. It was ...

  2. Fairfield County Has Highest Gas Prices In The State Despite Slight Drop

    Fairfield County Has Highest Gas Prices In The State Despite Slight Drop

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Although Connecticut gas prices dropped by a penny in the past week, prices in Fairfield County remain well above statewide averages and more than 20 cents above national prices, according to AAA Northeast.Average gas prices in Connecticut dropped from $2.51 to $2.50 compared to last week, while nationally prices are down to $2.34 from $2.35. However, the ...

  3. Heat, Humidity To Increase Throughout The Week In Stratford

    Heat, Humidity To Increase Throughout The Week In Stratford

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- There will be barely a cloud in sight in Fairfield County over the next few days, as heat and humidity are expected to increase throughout the week, reaching its highest point on Thursday.High pressure will continue to build over the next couple days. Tuesday will be sunny, with a west wind between 7 and 9 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Highs ...

  4. Video Shows Moments After Teen Was Shot By Bridgeport Cop

    Video Shows Moments After Teen Was Shot By Bridgeport Cop

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A short video has emerged that appears to show the moments after 15-year-old Jayson Negron was fatally shot by a Bridgeport police officer last week.The video first surfaced on social media late last week, according to the Hartford Courant. Giovanni Rivera, who the Courant identified as Negron's 24-year-old cousin, shared the one-minute video on his Twitter feed on ...

  5. Two Injured In Shooting At Bridgeport's Washington Park

    Two Injured In Shooting At Bridgeport's Washington Park

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Two people were injured when a man opened fire in Washington Park in Bridgeport Monday afternoon, according to the Connecticut Post.The incident happened at around noon, the Connecticut Post reported. A man who was shot in the torso and a woman who was shot in the arm were both taken to Bridgeport Hospital, where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, ...

  6. Bomb-Sniffing Dog Joins The Ranks At Westport Police Department

    Bomb-Sniffing Dog Joins The Ranks At Westport Police Department

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- The Westport Police Department has welcomed to its ranks a new K-9, Ambo, who will be used to detect explosives.Ambo is a 3-year-old yellow Labrador trained by Frank Reda of Superior K9. Ambo specializes in the latest cutting-edge techniques used to detect explosives, police said.Ambo is the first K-9 for the Westport Police Department trained in explosives detection. ...

  7. Norwalk Police Release Photos Of Woman Who Robbed Bank In Walmart Vest

    Norwalk Police Release Photos Of Woman Who Robbed Bank In Walmart Vest

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Police are searching for a woman in a blue Walmart vest who robbed the First County Bank on Connecticut Avenue on Friday morning.The robbery occurred at 11:30 a.m. at the bank, located at 700 Connecticut Ave. beside the busy Walmart parking lot, police said. The suspect entered the bank and handed the teller a note that implied she had a gun, according to police.The ...

  8. Stratford First Responders Rescue Elderly Cardiac Arrest Patient

    Stratford First Responders Rescue Elderly Cardiac Arrest Patient

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- Stratford first responders worked together to save an elderly person going into cardiac arrest Friday morning.FT Paramedic Dane Johansson and Per Diem EMT Dave Foster responded to the cardiac arrest with Stratford Fire Department Engine 4 first responders and Operations Supervisor/Paramedic Chris Costa.CPR was in progress when they arrived, and the team worked ...

  9. Westport Police: Norwalk Driver Hid Bag Of Pot, Heroin In His Rectum

    Westport Police: Norwalk Driver Hid Bag Of Pot, Heroin In His Rectum

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A Norwalk man was arrested Tuesday after police said he hid marijuana and heroin inside his rectum during a traffic stop in Westport.Officers stopped a car with darkly tinted windows on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on Saugatuck Avenue near Ferry Lane, police said. The officer stopping the car smelled marijuana coming from inside, according to police. The driver, identified as ...

  10. Bridgeport Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of 15-Year-Old Girl

    Bridgeport Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of 15-Year-Old Girl

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A Bridgeport man with the street name "King Sincere" pleaded guilty Friday to sex trafficking of a minor after he brought a girl from New York to his home where she worked as a prostitute, according to Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.Darryl Morris, 32, has been in custody since his arrest on Aug. 16, 2016. According ...

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