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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. Norwalk Woman Charged With Leaving Dog In Hot Car While Shopping

    Norwalk Woman Charged With Leaving Dog In Hot Car While Shopping

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk woman who left her dog in a very hot car while she went shopping at Walmart on Friday afternoon was arrested on animal cruelty charges, The Hour said.  When police arrived at the store on Connecticut Avenue at 5 p.m. Friday, the dog showed visible “physical indications of stress,” the Hour said.The car had heated up to 96 to 99 degrees even though the windows ...

  2. Ready For Back-To-School Shopping? It's Tax-Free Week In Connecticut

    Ready For Back-To-School Shopping? It's Tax-Free Week In Connecticut

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Just in time for back-to-school shopping, it's time for the “Sales Tax Free Week” across Connecticut — saving residents from the 6.35 percent sales tax on a number of items. The special shopping event, which runs from Sunday, Aug. 20, to Saturday, Aug. 26, according to the state Department of Revenue Services.  Items of clothing and footwear that cost less than ...

  3. 69-Year-Old Man Hurt After He Falls Overboard Near Penfield Reef Lighthouse

    69-Year-Old Man Hurt After He Falls Overboard Near Penfield Reef Lighthouse

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A 69-year-old man suffered cuts when he fell out of a malfunctioning boat and was hit by the propeller while he was fishing Sunday afternoon off the coast of Fairfield, according to police and media reports. Marine units from the Fairfield and Westport police departments assisted the boater in the water of Long Island Sound near Penfield Reef Lighthouse. When officers ...

  4. Fairfield American Falls, 6-3, To Texas In Little League World Series

    Fairfield American Falls, 6-3, To Texas In Little League World Series

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — It was a tough loss Sunday for Fairfield American as the boys from Connecticut lost to Texas, 6-3, in their second game of the Little League World Series.Christian Mumphrey led the drive for Lufkin, Texas, hitting two home runs as the Southwest champions moved on step closer to the title game. It was the first tournament loss for Fairfield American, which had 19 ...

  5. Top Stories In Brookfield: Mother & Daughter Tase Clerk, Arrests In Murders

    Top Stories In Brookfield: Mother & Daughter Tase Clerk, Arrests In Murders

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Many of the top stories this past week in Fairfield County involved arrests in serious crimes. Two teens were charged with felony murder in Danbury, a Stratford man was charged with manslaughter in the death of his niece and a family of four were charged in the murder of a Bridgeport man. And a woman and her young daughter were charged with using a taser on a ...

  6. Fairfield American Steps To The Plate Sunday For Game 2 Of World Series

    Fairfield American Steps To The Plate Sunday For Game 2 Of World Series

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The boys on the Fairfield American team will continue their storied summer as they take the field Sunday morning for their second game in the Little League World Series.  The game is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa. Fairfield American, the New England champions, will take on the team from Lufkin, Texas, the Southwest ...

  7. Pedestrian Killed On High Ridge Road ID'd As 89-Year-Old Stamford Man

    Pedestrian Killed On High Ridge Road ID'd As 89-Year-Old Stamford Man

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The man who was struck and killed late Thursday while crossing High Ridge Road has been identified as an 89-year-old neighborhood resident, the Advocate said. Sanh Truong, of Square Acre Drive, was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a Toyota Prius while crossing from west to east near Burger King at 11:25 p.m., the Advocate said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, ...

  8. Distracted Driver From Danbury Causes Crash, Takes Down Traffic Light

    Distracted Driver From Danbury Causes Crash, Takes Down Traffic Light

    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. — A woman from Danbury who was distracted by her GPS while traveling through Bronxville, N.Y., caused a traffic accident that took out a traffic light, police said.  Shortly after 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, police were dispatched to Midland and Kraft Avenue on the report of an auto accident.According to police, a 40-year-old woman from Danbury was traveling east on ...

  9. Bodies of 2 Missing Fishermen Recovered Off Coast Of Fairfield

    Bodies of 2 Missing Fishermen Recovered Off Coast Of Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The bodies of two missing men — who had been fishing at Penfield Reef in Fairfield when they were swept out into Long Island Sound — were recovered Saturday afternoon, according to media reports. A group of four men from Yonkers, N.Y., had been fishing together — with three were in the water and one on the beach, Police Chief Gary MacNamara told the Connecticut ...

  10. Danbury Man, 28, Busted On Drug-Dealing Charges At Gas Station

    Danbury Man, 28, Busted On Drug-Dealing Charges At Gas Station

    DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury officers with an arrest warrant for a suspected drug dealer tracked him down and arrested him Friday, Aug. 18, at a Newtown Road gas station, police said. The warrants for the arrest of Elbion “Merk” Barnes, 28, were issued after an investigation into complaints that he was selling illegal drugs in various locations in the Danbury area, police said. The search ...

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