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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Metro-North New Haven Line Delays As Bridge Opens

    Metro-North New Haven Line Delays As Bridge Opens

    Some Metro-North commuters experienced minor delays during their morning commute as officials re-opened the Devon Bridge.Riders saw delays of up to 20 minutes on Wednesday morning, as the bridge was opened at approximately 9:30 a.m., officials said. Schedules were expected to get back to normal later in the morning..The bridge - also known as the Housatonic River Railroad Bridge - is ...

  2. Trumbull Native Named Athletic Director At Iona College

    Trumbull Native Named Athletic Director At Iona College

    Iona College is turning to a familiar face to head its Athletics Department, naming Matt Glovaski as the 10th Deputy Director of Athletics following the departure of Rick Cole, Jr.Iona stayed in-house with the appointment, after Glovaski joined the college 13 years ago, serving the last 15 months as the Deputy Director of Athletics and five years as the Senior Associate Athletic ...

  3. Man, 21, Faces Assault Charge After New Canaan Domestic Dispute

    Man, 21, Faces Assault Charge After New Canaan Domestic Dispute

    A domestic dispute that turned violent has led to a pair of charges for a 21-year-old man on Monday afternoon.Officers from the New Canaan Police Department were dispatched to a Logan Road residence shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday, May 7, where there was a reported domestic dispute in progress between two members of the home.Upon arrival, police were able to quell the incident and ...

  4. Walmart, Sam's Club To Limit Opioid Prescriptions

    Walmart, Sam's Club To Limit Opioid Prescriptions

    With the country in the midst of an opioid epidemic, Walmart is taking efforts to curtail drug abuse by its customers.Officials announced Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies around the country will fill all opioid prescriptions with no more than a seven-day supply, capping daily dosages at 50 morphine milligram equivalents.The new policy is in line with guidelines provided by the Centers ...

  5. US Withdrawal From Iran Deal Sparks Concerns Of Gas Price Spike

    US Withdrawal From Iran Deal Sparks Concerns Of Gas Price Spike

    Just as gas prices began leveling off, according to a AAA report, there is a new fear of a spike in prices following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal.Trump announced Tuesday afternoon not to waive sanctions on Iran, effectively terminating the United States’ participation in the Iran Nuclear Agreement which has prevented Iran ...

  6. Police: Ridgefield Man Following Too Closely In New Canaan Under Influence

    Police: Ridgefield Man Following Too Closely In New Canaan Under Influence

    A traffic stop in New Canaan led to the arrest of a Ridgefield man who allegedly admitted to police that he had smoked cannabis five minutes before getting behind the wheel.An officer from the New Canaan Police Department on patrol at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2 stopped 27-year-old Glenn Rabinowitz on Smith Ridge Road when he was spotted allegedly following too closely ...

  7. Mexican National Sentenced After I-84 Stop Leads To Discovery Of Cocaine

    Mexican National Sentenced After I-84 Stop Leads To Discovery Of Cocaine

    A Mexican national who has previously been deported from the United States is going to spend the next five years behind bars after pleading guilty to trafficking nearly five kilograms of cocaine in an around Fairfield County.John Durham, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced on Monday that 44-year-old Luis Palacios Ortiz, who is a citizen of Mexico has ...

  8. Woman, 23, Assaults New Canaan Business Owner During Dispute, Police Say

    Woman, 23, Assaults New Canaan Business Owner During Dispute, Police Say

    Police intervention was required at a business in New Canaan after a 23-year-old woman got into a fight with the owner after hours. Officers from the New Canaan Police Department were dispatched to a business on Cross Street shortly after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, where there was a reported dispute involving the business’ owner and San Diego resident Hannah Nicole Michaelis.According ...

  9. CT Motorist Caught With Ecstasy In I-684 Stop

    CT Motorist Caught With Ecstasy In I-684 Stop

    A traffic stop on I-684 led to a felony drug charge for a 27-year-old man who was allegedly in possession of ecstasy, state police said.New York State Police investigators announced the arrest of West Hartford resident Christopher Thai on Monday, who was stopped by state police troopers for a violation of vehicle and traffic law at approximately 8:40 p.m. on May 1 on I-684 in ...

  10. CT Man Caught Trying To Get Car With Fake Paperwork, Police Say

    CT Man Caught Trying To Get Car With Fake Paperwork, Police Say

    A Connecticut man is facing a felony charge after being busted by state police attempting to forge paperwork to salvage a title in Elmsford.On Tuesday, May 1, investigators from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and state police troopers determined that Windsor resident Ahmed Aied, 24, allegedly  supplied a forged receipt of vehicle repair while attempting to gain a ...

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