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Casey Donahue

Assistant Managing Editor

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. 

Casey Donahue's Contributions

  1. TV Star Steve Wilkos Injured In Car Crash In Area

    TV Star Steve Wilkos Injured In Car Crash In Area

    Television personality Steve Wilkos was taken to the hospital after being involved in a car accident in Darien this week, according to police.Darien Police said that at around 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, an officer on patrol discovered a one-car accident on West Avenue in the area of Turnabout Lane. The officer saw a car lying on its passenger side at the edge of the eastbound lane, which ...

  2. Trump Appointee From Area Resigns Over Offensive Remarks

    Trump Appointee From Area Resigns Over Offensive Remarks

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- An appointee in the Trump administration has resigned after a CNN report detailed a number of racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments he made in radio interviews in 2013.Carl Higbie, a former Navy SEAL and media personality, had been appointed chief of external affairs for the Corporation for National and Community Service in 2017 after serving as a ...

  3. Firefighters Rescue Car That Went Off Road On I-84

    Firefighters Rescue Car That Went Off Road On I-84

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Danbury firefighters cut through a steel guardrail to rescue a car that had gone off the road on I-84 Monday night.Members of the C Platoon responded to the scene Monday night when the car went off the highway and into a wooded area on I-84 eastbound. A section of steel guardrail had to be cut to allow access to the car. Engine 23 and Squad 1 assisted state police with ...

  4. Danbury Mother Accused Of Abandoning Newborn Turns Down Plea Deal

    Danbury Mother Accused Of Abandoning Newborn Turns Down Plea Deal

    DANBURY, Conn. — A 22-year-old Danbury woman charged with abandoning her newborn baby behind a supermarket in May has rejected a plea deal, according to the News Times.Anny Castillo, who is facing charges of abandonment of a child under the age of 6 years, risk of injury, and cruelty to persons, rejected the plea deal on Friday, the News Times reported. The plea deal would have ...

  5. More Snow Could Hit Putnam County This Week

    More Snow Could Hit Putnam County This Week

    Don't put those snow shovels away quite yet. The first snowfall to hit the area this season could be followed up with more snow this week.The snow this week will not be as heavy as the storm that hit the tristate area on Saturday, which dropped as much as half a foot of snow on parts of the region. However, there is a possibility of more snow arriving Monday night, as well as later in ...

  6. Vehicle Of Interest Identified In Fatal Brookfield Hit-And-Run

    Vehicle Of Interest Identified In Fatal Brookfield Hit-And-Run

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. -- Brookfield Police have identified a vehicle of interest in a fatal hit-and-run on Monday evening that killed a 53-year-old woman.Police said that Linda Richardson was walking near Sandy Lane Village, at Sandy Lane near Homestead Lane, when she was hit by a a car at around 6:10 p.m. Monday. The vehicle left the scene of the crash at a high rate of speed, traveling ...

  7. Male Model Who Stole Car In Area Robbery Spree Pleads Guilty

    Male Model Who Stole Car In Area Robbery Spree Pleads Guilty

    A California man who had a side job as a male model has pleaded guilty to a robbery charge stemming from a robbery spree that saw him hit a gas station and a bank in Greenwich, Conn., and steal a car in Westchester before leading police on a cross-country pursuit.David E. Byers, 35, of Solana Beach, California pleaded guilty in court in Hartford on Tuesday, according to John H. Durham, ...

  8. Driver Charged With DWI After Crashing Into Hydrant Near Putnam

    Driver Charged With DWI After Crashing Into Hydrant Near Putnam

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Yorktown man was arrested on drunken driving charges after police said he hit a fire hydrant in front of an officer and then drove off early Saturday morning.At around 2:45 a.m. Saturday, an officer on patrol saw a black Acura hit a fire hydrant at the intersection of Crompond Road and Old Yorktown Road in Yorktown before fleeing the scene, police said. The car was ...

  9. Pickup Truck Catches Fire At Gas Station In Mahopac

    Pickup Truck Catches Fire At Gas Station In Mahopac

    The engine compartment of a pickup truck caught fire next to a gas station in Mahopac on Saturday.The Mahopac Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the Red Mills Shell station on Route 6N on a report of a "car fire next to the gas pumps," according to fire officials. Firefighters responded with a full assignment, in addition to multiple units from Carmel Police. The first ...

  10. Man Charged In Fatal Boat Collision Near Putnam

    Man Charged In Fatal Boat Collision Near Putnam

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A 55-year-old Newtown man has been charged in connection with a boating collision on Lake Zoar this summer that killed a Sandy Hook man.The accident took place July 11 when 52-year-old Randall Pineau of Sandy Hook was operating a pontoon boat on the lake in the area of Mohawk Trail in Sandy Hook. His vessel was hit by a ski boat operated by 55-year-old Mark Rudzinski ...

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