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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.

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  1. Two Injured In Car Crash & Explosion Overnight In Danbury

    Two Injured In Car Crash & Explosion Overnight In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — Two people who suffered burns in a car explosion overnight in Danbury were sent to the hospital for treatment, fire officials said.  A car rolled over, exploded and was destroyed by fire in an accident at about 3:40 a.m. Saturday near 167 Long Ridge Road, said James Gagliardo, public information officer for the Danbury Fire Department.The Danbury Fire Department's “A” ...

  2. Bridgeport Police Arrest Teen In December Shooting Death

    Bridgeport Police Arrest Teen In December Shooting Death

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Bridgeport teenager was arrested Friday in a December murder related to gang activity and held on $1 million bond, police said. "An arrest warrant was obtained for Jarod Hamilton charging him with the murder of Khali Davis," police said. "This murder occurred at the Maple Street Mini Market at 717 Kossuth St. on Dec. 23. Investigation showed that ...

  3. Stratford Native Seeks Donor For Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

    Stratford Native Seeks Donor For Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

    STRATFORD, Conn. — Stratford native Patrick Pantalone, a 1997 graduate of Stratford High, is reaching out to his hometown in hopes of finding a kidney donor for a life-saving transplant. Pantalone was diagnosed nearly four years ago with IgA nephropathy, also known as Berger's disease. He must undergo dialysis treatment two to three days per week for five to six hours at a time. He has ...

  4. Activist Grandmother From Danbury To Challenge For State Senate Seat

    Activist Grandmother From Danbury To Challenge For State Senate Seat

    DANBURY, Conn. – Longtime Danbury activist, mother, and grandmother Julie Kushner is throwing her hat in the ring as a Democratic candidate for District 24 in the Connecticut State Senate.“I am delighted to declare today that I am running for State Senate to represent Bethel, Danbury, New Fairfield, and Sherman," Julie Kushner said. "Our district deserves someone devoted to ...

  5. Senators Fight To Save Tax Break For Newman's Own Foundation In Westport

    Senators Fight To Save Tax Break For Newman's Own Foundation In Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Over the past 25 years, Newman's Own Foundation in Westport has donated $512 million to charities. But a provision in ongoing federal budget negotiations could force the nonprofit founded by actor Paul Newman to close its doors due to a disastrous tax.U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) have written to Senate leaders for help for the nonprofit.When ...

  6. New Canaan's Ann Curry Finally Breaks Her Silence On Leaving 'Today'

    New Canaan's Ann Curry Finally Breaks Her Silence On Leaving 'Today'

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Ann Curry of New Canaan has broken her silence on leaving the "Today" show, telling People.com that "it hurt like hell" when she was fired over five years ago. A longer interview with People will hit the newsstands on Friday, but in an online preview, Curry, 61, talks about her exit from the NBC morning show on June 28, 2012. Many speculated at ...

  7. Greenwich's Ned Lamont Joins Race For Governor — Again

    Greenwich's Ned Lamont Joins Race For Governor — Again

    GREENWICH, Conn. – Greenwich's Ned Lamont officially filed paperwork Wednesday with the Connecticut Secretary of the State to launch his bid to become Connecticut’s next governor. Lamont, a Democrat, made his announcements in emails to supporters and video (above). This is his second run for the governorship. “I am proud to call Connecticut my home, to start my business here and raise ...

  8. Gaze At The Stars With The Ridgefield Discovery Center At New Pond Farm

    Gaze At The Stars With The Ridgefield Discovery Center At New Pond Farm

    REDDING/RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Imagine looking up into the nighttime sky and seeing a hunter and his dogs, a bull and a charioteer. You can do just that at a stargazing event this weekend with the Discovery Center at Ridgefield and New Pond Farm Observatory in West Redding.Cliff Wattley of Ridgefield will lead the public skywatch on Saturday, Jan. 20, starting at 6:30 p.m.During the live ...

  9. Bridgeport Man Gets Prison Time For Stealing $313K In Postal Money Orders

    Bridgeport Man Gets Prison Time For Stealing $313K In Postal Money Orders

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A 33-year-old Bridgeport man will spend 30 months behind bars for his role in two fraud schemes — one involving postal money orders stolen in Old Greenwich worth $313,570.Bernhard Harris was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven.According to court documents and statements made in court, the first scheme involved the theft of postal ...

  10. Norwalk Land Trust Starts Drive To Preserve Historic White Barn Property

    Norwalk Land Trust Starts Drive To Preserve Historic White Barn Property

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Land Trust has launched a campaign to raise $4 million to purchase the White Barn Property and preserve the 15.4-acres as woodlands, wetlands, and meadows with the eye-catching Stony Brook running through it. The historic property is located on the Norwalk/Westport border and plays an important role protecting both the quality and quantity of drinking water ...

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