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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. Easton EMT/SHU Student Busted With Cache Of Illegal Weapons In Mass.

    Easton EMT/SHU Student Busted With Cache Of Illegal Weapons In Mass.

    EASTON, Conn. — A 20-year-old EMT in Easton who is a student at Sacred Heart University was busted on charges of having a cache of illegal weapons in his home and vehicle in Duxbury, Mass., according to media and police reports. The Easton Police Department took part in the investigation of Christopher Barlow, who was arrested Monday and charged with illegal possession of a firearm, ...

  2. Train Problems Resolved Thru Stamford & Noroton Heights, Metro-North Says

    Train Problems Resolved Thru Stamford & Noroton Heights, Metro-North Says

    Update: Metro-North trains were running on schedule on the New Haven Line by Tuesday night. STAMFORD, Conn. — Metro-North train customers are delayed again Tuesday evening due to overhead wire damage in the area of Stamford and Noroton Heights. New Haven Line customers are experiencing delays of up to 30 minutes, Metro-North said. Westbound service will not stop at Rowayton, Darien, and ...

  3. Missing Man, 98, With Dementia Found By Stamford Cop, Reunited With Family

    Missing Man, 98, With Dementia Found By Stamford Cop, Reunited With Family

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A missing 98-year-old man with dementia who got behind the wheel was safely returned to his family thanks to the eagle eyes of a Stamford officer on patrol. The incident began at 7:48 p.m. Monday, when a Belltown woman called 911 and reported that her husband was missing, police said. The missing man, who has dementia, had taken the family vehicle even though he had ...

  4. Navigator Stolen From Darien Driveway Turns Up In New Haven

    Navigator Stolen From Darien Driveway Turns Up In New Haven

    DARIEN, Conn. — A Lincoln Navigator stolen out of the driveway of a home on Christie Hill Road in Darien turned up undamaged in New Haven, police said.The 2008 Navigator was unlocked with the keys inside when it was taken on June 18, police said last week.It was recovered on Truman Street in New Haven in the afternoon of June 19, police said. There was no damage to the vehicle, which ...

  5. Lane Reopens After Crash On Merritt Parkway In Greenwich

    Lane Reopens After Crash On Merritt Parkway In Greenwich

    Update: The accident scene has been cleared on the Merritt in Greenwich, DOT said. GREENWICH, Conn. — One lane was closed on the Merritt Parkway after a one-car crash on Tuesday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash was on the northbound side, between Exits 29 and 31. The right lane is closed. The crash was reported at 8:10 am.Greenwich Fire Department ...

  6. Mom, Daughter Busted Over Teen Drinking At Birthday Party In Darien

    Mom, Daughter Busted Over Teen Drinking At Birthday Party In Darien

    DARIEN, Conn. — A teenage Darien girl was arrested on charges of providing alcohol to underage friends at a party on her 19th birthday — and her mother was arrested on charges of allowing the drinking to happen, police said. Officers were dispatched to the home at 17 Goodwives River Road after an anonymous tip reported that an underage drinking party was underway at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, ...

  7. No Cause Of Death Determined For Man Who Went Overboard In Stamford Harbor

    No Cause Of Death Determined For Man Who Went Overboard In Stamford Harbor

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The cause of death for a 51-year-old man who went overboard in Stamford Harbor has not yet been determined pending further studies, the Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said.  The results will be determined in six to eight weeks, a spokesman said, likely awaiting the results of toxicology testing.Jose Diaz, a 51-year-old man from Harrison, N.Y., was ...

  8. Stamford Mom Charged With Leaving 6-Year-Old Alone In Car With A/C & Movie

    Stamford Mom Charged With Leaving 6-Year-Old Alone In Car With A/C & Movie

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A Stamford woman meeting her boss at a new job was charged with leaving her 6-year-old son alone in the unlocked car — with the air conditioning and a movie on, the Stamford Advocate reported.  The incident was reported just before 9 a.m. Friday at a High Ridge Road office building, police told the Advocate. Officers could not locate the woman, who returned about 20 ...

  9. Westport Teen Fencer Heads To National Championships

    Westport Teen Fencer Heads To National Championships

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Before heading this fall to Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, where he will fence in Division 1 foil, Staples High School graduate Lucas Wetmore will showcase his talents at the Fencing National Championships. The 18-year-old will take part in the event from July 1 to July 10 in Salt Lake City. Summer Nationals is the world's largest fencing competition, ...

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    Never Miss A Beat: Sign Up For Daily Voice Email Alerts

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Want to be the first to know what's happening in town — and all around Fairfield County? The Daily Voice is here to help.We cover stories from breaking news to traffic jams and restaurant openings to notable neighbors. Daily Voice's email alerts will keep you up to date on everything going on in and around your town.Signing up is easy. Click here for the Daily ...

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