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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. Police: Greenwich Man Arrested After Urinating On Town Hall

    Police: Greenwich Man Arrested After Urinating On Town Hall

    GREENWICH, Conn. — A 53-year-old Greenwich man was arrested after he urinated on Town Hall and yelled as employees were leaving work late Tuesday afternoon, according to Greenwich Patch.  The man appeared to be drunk at the time, police told Patch.Kevin S. Slusarz was charged with disorderly conduct and released on a promise to appear in Stamford court Jan. 9.Click here for the story at ...

  2. Seen Them? Police Seek Suspects Who Deposited Check Stolen In Norwalk

    Seen Them? Police Seek Suspects Who Deposited Check Stolen In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. — Police are asking for help in identifying the suspects who stole and forged a check in Norwalk and deposited it. The Norwalk Police Department released the photo, above, of the suspects on Wednesday. On June 20, the individuals shown deposited a stolen/forged check for the amount of $3,300 at a Stop & Shop in New Haven, police said. The check had been stolen from 7 ...

  3. Fire Breaks Out In Norwalk Apartment Building; Tenants Evacuated

    Fire Breaks Out In Norwalk Apartment Building; Tenants Evacuated

    NORWALK, Conn. — Six apartments were damaged but no injuries were reported in a fire Wednesday morning at Carlton Court in Norwalk, according to media reports and social media posts from first responders. Tenants in the complex on Monterey Place evacuated as the fire broke out at about 7:30 a.m., according to the Connecticut Post. The temperature was about 10 degrees, and buses were ...

  4. Gene Wilder's Wife Remembers Late Stamford Actor's Battle With Alzheimer's

    Gene Wilder's Wife Remembers Late Stamford Actor's Battle With Alzheimer's

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Karen Wilder, who was married to Gene Wilder for 25 years before the Stamford actor's death, has written an essay about her husband's battle with Alzheimer's disease for ABC News. She writes about how she cared for her husband, who died in August 2016 at the age of 83, as his condition deteriorated. And Gene Wilder's legacy will live on in the fight against Alzheimer's ...

  5. How Bobby Valentine's Career Led Him To AD Post At Sacred Heart University

    How Bobby Valentine's Career Led Him To AD Post At Sacred Heart University

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Stamford resident Bobby Valentine has enjoyed a plethora of experiences in his athletic and professional career. Valentine, 67, is now the athletic director at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.But he followed a busy and unconventional path to that job: Major League Baseball player for a decade; manager of the Texas Rangers, Mets and Red Sox; first American manager ...

  6. Police: Stamford Worker Attacked Two People At Whole Foods In Darien

    Police: Stamford Worker Attacked Two People At Whole Foods In Darien

    DARIEN, Conn. — A Stamford man who works at the Whole Foods Market in Darien was charged Tuesday with attacking a co-worker and a customer in the store parking lot while high on drugs, police said. Officers were called to an assault in progress at 2:45 p.m. Dec. 8 in the Whole Foods Market parking lot at 150 Ledge Road, police said. A group of bystanders were restraining the suspect — ...

  7. Fairfield Woman Hit, Killed By Car As She Crosses Street In Stamford

    Fairfield Woman Hit, Killed By Car As She Crosses Street In Stamford

    Updated: STAMFORD, Conn. — A 59-year-old Fairfield woman was hit by a car and killed as she crossed the street near I-95 in downtown Stamford on her way to work Tuesday morning, police said.The woman was in a crosswalk on Elm Street at 7:09 a.m. on her way to work at the new Henkel headquarters when she was hit, the Stamford Advocate said. She was hit by a 2016 Dodge Ram van that was ...

  8. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton To Announce Statewide Election Plans

    Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton To Announce Statewide Election Plans

    DANBURY, Conn. — Mayor Mark D. Boughton will be making a "special election announcement" Thursday in downtown Danbury where he is expected to launch his campaign for governor. "After a year of exploring a run for statewide office, I have reached a decision on participating in the 2018 election," Boughton said on his Facebook page. "I hope you will join me in ...

  9. Man Killed In Plane Crash With Family Was Exec At Bridgewater In Westport

    Man Killed In Plane Crash With Family Was Exec At Bridgewater In Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. — A 50-year-old Westchester man who died in a plane crash with his family on New Year's Eve in Costa Rica was a senior executive at Bridgewater Associates, a large hedge fund based in Westport. "The Bridgewater family lost Bruce Steinberg (a senior investor at Bridgewater and a wonderful man) and his family in a plane crash in Costa Rica," Bridgewater ...

  10. Blumenthal, Murphy Traveling To Puerto Rico To Assess Hurricane Devastation

    Blumenthal, Murphy Traveling To Puerto Rico To Assess Hurricane Devastation

    U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy will be traveling to Puerto Rico to gather firsthand evidence of the ongoing devastation as they fight to secure comprehensive aid to the island, which was devastated this past fall by a hurricane.The two Democrats from Connecticut will be in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Jan. 2, and Wednesday, Jan. 3.“This trip will shine a glaring light on ...

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