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Karen Tensa

Managing Editor, Connecticut ktensa@dailyvoice.com

Karen has lived and worked in Connecticut for more than two decades. Her professional experience includes more than a decade of work as the news editor at The Advocate in Stamford and reporting and editing stints on the staff of The Hartford Courant, among others. She is dedicated to writing local news, enjoying winter sports and reading nonfiction books.

Karen Tensa's Contributions

  1. Local Man, 41, Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-84 In Danbury

    Local Man, 41, Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-84 In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — A 41-year-old Danbury man who was traveling the wrong way on I-84 was killed in a head-on crash in the westbound lanes near Exit 3 late Friday night, state police said.State Troopers from Troop A in Southbury are investigating the wrong-way fatal crash, which occurred at 10:45 p.m. Friday and closed I-84 for about five hours.A Ford Focus was traveling east in the ...

  2. Aquarion Eases Watering Rules In Greenwich; Reservoir Levels Still Low

    Aquarion Eases Watering Rules In Greenwich; Reservoir Levels Still Low

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Aquarion Water Co. announced new rules for sprinkler irrigation in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford as reservoir levels improve but lag below last year’s levels.With the hottest months just around the corner, Aquarion and local officials are restricting outdoor watering in the four towns to a maximum of twice weekly, on set days and during set time ...

  3. State Reminds Greenwich Residents: Be Bear Aware In Spring

    State Reminds Greenwich Residents: Be Bear Aware In Spring

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — With bear activity increasing in spring, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reminding residents across Connecticut to beware of black bears. DEEP says residents to take steps to reduce encounters and potential conflicts with black bears. Connecticut’s bear population continues to grow and expand. Last year, 6,700 bear sightings from 134 of ...

  4. Off Track: Train Wheel Goes Off The Rails On New Canaan Branch

    Off Track: Train Wheel Goes Off The Rails On New Canaan Branch

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — An empty train that had one wheel jump the tracks was to blame for problems along the New Canaan Branch on Thursday evening, a Metro-North spokesman said. Delays were first reported at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday, with Metro-North blaming a disabled train near the New Canaan station. A train dropped off all of its passengers at the end of the branch, then headed for the ...

  5. Bank Robbery Suspect Eludes Capture As Greenwich Police Mount Manhunt

    Bank Robbery Suspect Eludes Capture As Greenwich Police Mount Manhunt

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Officers went door-to-door and helicopters flew overhead in a manhunt in Greenwich on Friday evening, but a suspect who brazenly robbed a bank twice as well as a gas station eluded capture, according to the Greenwich Police Department. The search began at about 6 p.m., when the suspect engaged Greenwich police in a pursuit onto I-95, where "he bailed out and ran ...

  6. Police Investigating Death Of 1-Month-Old Baby In Stamford

    Police Investigating Death Of 1-Month-Old Baby In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The death of a 1-month-old baby boy in Stamford is under investigation by police and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the Stamford Advocate reported.First responders were called to the baby's home on Perry Street at 10:30 a.m. Thursday because he was not breathing, the Advocate said. The unidentified baby was pronounced dead at Stamford Hospital, the Advocate ...

  7. ME Determines Cause Of Death For Norwalk Woman Killed In Her Home

    ME Determines Cause Of Death For Norwalk Woman Killed In Her Home

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death for the 49-year-old woman who was found dead in her Norwalk home early Wednesday morning. Lisa Zemlok died of a blunt impact injury to her head during a homicide, state officials said Friday. Zemlok's body was found at about 1:30 a.m. in her home at 505 Westport Ave. Unit 17 after officers ...

  8. It's Official: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim To Explore Run For Governor

    It's Official: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim To Explore Run For Governor

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn.  —  Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim hinted about running for governor earlier this month. He will make it official on Friday, according to WFSB-TV. During a taping Thursday for the weekend show "Face the State," Ganim said he will start the process of exploring a gubernatorial run in 2018, WFSB-TV said. Ganim will form an exploratory committee on Friday, the ...

  9. Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — Friends of a 27-year-old Newtown woman who died in a motorcycle crash will say goodbye to her at services on Friday. Jackie Schulz was killed Sunday afternoon while riding her 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster on Currituck Road in Newtown, police said. She was wearing a helmet when she crashed into a utility pole, police said.Services will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday ...

  10. Death Of Baby Boy In Bridgeport Ruled A Homicide

    Death Of Baby Boy In Bridgeport Ruled A Homicide

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The death of a male infant who was unresponsive at the Greene Homes in Bridgeport has been ruled a homicide, police said in a statement late Thursday.At 11:15 a.m. Monday, April 24, Bridgeport police responded to Building 3 of the Greene Homes on a report of an unresponsive baby, Capt. Brian Fitzgerald said in a statement. The infant was transported by medics to ...

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