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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. Bridgeport Man Awarded $323K In Police Brutality Suit

    Bridgeport Man Awarded $323K In Police Brutality Suit

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A Bridgeport man was awarded $323,000 in a lawsuit claiming officers used excessive force when arresting him on charges that were later dropped, according to the Connecticut Post.Anibal Diaz, 31, had filed the lawsuit as a result of an arrest that took place in May 2013, according to the Connecticut Post. According to the lawsuit, police arrived at his home while he ...

  2. Investigators Renew Search For Human Remains In Binney Park In Greenwich

    Investigators Renew Search For Human Remains In Binney Park In Greenwich

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich Police and other investigators are continuing to search for more materials or remains in Binney Park Thursday morning following the discovery of human remains in late April.On the morning of Wednesday, April 26, Greenwich Town Parks employees were clearing debris from a wooded area of Helen Binney Kitchel Natural Park when they discovered what appeared to ...

  3. Expect Sunny Skies As Temps Rise Into The 80s This Weekend In Bridgeport

    Expect Sunny Skies As Temps Rise Into The 80s This Weekend In Bridgeport

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Get your beach gear ready, because Fairfield County is expected to see several days of sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s or higher.Thursday is predicted to be mostly sunny, with a high near 72, according to the National Weather Service. This is slightly below normal highs for this time of year, which are typically in the mid to upper 70s, while lows are ...

  4. Feds: Illinois Man Had Sex With CT Girl He Met Through Chess App

    Feds: Illinois Man Had Sex With CT Girl He Met Through Chess App

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty in a federal court in Bridgeport this week to traveling from Illinois to Connecticut in order to have sex with a 15-year-old girl he met through a chess app.Arturo Castro of Wilmette, Ill., pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of use of an interstate facility to persuade a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity, according ...

  5. Trump Taps Yale Grad To Head FBI

    Trump Taps Yale Grad To Head FBI

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- President Donald Trump may not have nominated former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman to head the FBI, but his newly announced pick Christopher Wray has a connection to Connecticut as a graduate of Yale University and Yale Law School.Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday morning that he was going to nominate Wray to replace James Comey, a former Westport resident, as the the ...

  6. Woman Who Sent Death Threats To Sandy Hook Parent Sentenced To Jail

    Woman Who Sent Death Threats To Sandy Hook Parent Sentenced To Jail

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A Florida woman charged with sending threats to the parent of a child killed in the Sandy Hook shooting was sentenced to five months in prison on Wednesday, according to the Sun-Sentinel.Lucy Richards, 57, pleaded guilty to transmitting threats in interstate commerce after she sent threats last January to Len Pozner, whose 6-year-old son Noah was killed in the 2012 ...

  7. Search Continues For Man Who Jumped In River Off Bridge In Stratford

    Search Continues For Man Who Jumped In River Off Bridge In Stratford

    Update: Reports that a body had been found were incorrect, and the search continues for a missing man. Click here for the latest story from the Daily Voice.Original story: STRATFORD, Conn. — Crews have recovered the body of a person who may have fallen off the Washington Bridge in Stratford into the Housatonic River on Wednesday, according to the Connecticut Post.First responders had ...

  8. Connecticut Lawmakers Approve State's Third Casino

    Connecticut Lawmakers Approve State's Third Casino

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut lawmakers approved a bill late Tuesday that will allow a third casino to be built in the state.The third casino will be located in East Windsor. The state House of Representatives approved the bill by a vote of 103 to 46, with two members not voting. The bill had previously been approved by the state Senate last month, and will be transmitted to Gov. Dannel ...

  9. Spring Is Back: Sunny Skies And Warm Temps Return To Bridgeport

    Spring Is Back: Sunny Skies And Warm Temps Return To Bridgeport

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- After a couple days of cool temperatures and cloudy skies, Fairfield County residents can expect a return to more seasonably appropriate weather on Wednesday.High pressure will build on Wednesday and Thursday, with drier weather and skies finally clearing, according to the National Weather Service. Today will start cloudy but will gradually become mostly sunny, with ...

  10. Long Island Man Sentenced For Trading Guns For Drugs In Bridgeport

    Long Island Man Sentenced For Trading Guns For Drugs In Bridgeport

    NORWALK, Conn. -- A crack cocaine addict from Long Island was sentenced after officials said he illegally sold 10 guns to drug dealers in Bridgeport, including one that was later used in a Norwalk shooting.Scott Liff, 47, was sentenced to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for selling guns in exchange for drugs, according to Deirdre M. Daly, U.S. Attorney ...

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