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Karen Tensa

Managing Editor, Connecticut

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. Deep Freeze: Wind Chill Advisory Extended To Sunday For Fairfield County

    Deep Freeze: Wind Chill Advisory Extended To Sunday For Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The dangerous deep freeze is not over for Fairfield County. A Wind Chill Advisory has been extended until 8 a.m. Sunday for Fairfield County as well as most of Connecticut and the tri-state area. The very cold wind chills of 10 below zero to 20 below zero can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. The high on Saturday will near 11 degrees — ...

  2. Frigid Temps Force Beardsley Zoo To Close

    Frigid Temps Force Beardsley Zoo To Close

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — It's too cold even for the animals at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, which is closed Saturday due to the frigid weather. The popular family destination is normally open every day of the year (except for three holidays). But the single digit temperatures and wind chills near -20 below are too cold for the animals — and the visitors.   Whether it’s a blustery day of ...

  3. Car Bursts Into Flames During Snowstorm Near I-95 Rest Area In Fairfield

    Car Bursts Into Flames During Snowstorm Near I-95 Rest Area In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield firefighters had to battle blinding snow, gale force winds, and a frozen nozzle as the doused a car fire during Thursday's snowstorm, according to a Facebook post. Engine 1 and Rescue 1 responded to the car fire on I- 95 northbound near the rest area in Fairfield. The problems "caused by the arctic cold made a routine fire difficult," the Facebook ...

  4. Clear The Snow Before You Go: It's The Law For Connecticut Drivers

    Clear The Snow Before You Go: It's The Law For Connecticut Drivers

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — After a nor'easter dumped up to a foot of snow in some areas, Connecticut State Police reminded drivers: Don’t forget to clear your vehicle of all snow and ice before hitting the road. Connecticut drivers who fail to properly remove snow from their vehicles can be fined $75 if it smashes into another vehicle.If the flying snow or ice results in injury or ...

  5. Digging Out: Metro-North Reduces Train Schedule For Friday

    Digging Out: Metro-North Reduces Train Schedule For Friday

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Metro-North trains will run on a reduced weekday schedule on Friday, Jan. 5, due to the impact of a strong nor'easter and extremely low temperatures. Some trains will be combined, and others will be canceled, Metro-North said. Metro-North also warned customers to expect delays as cleanup continues from the large snowstorm on Thursday. Train riders should ...

  6. Snow Wraps Up, But Wind Chills Will Sink Below Zero Across Fairfield County

    Snow Wraps Up, But Wind Chills Will Sink Below Zero Across Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Now that the nor'easter has moved through Fairfield County, get ready for the temperatures to plunge. The National Weather Service issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Fairfield County — effective immediately — and running through 10 a.m. Saturday. "The dangerous wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin," the weather ...

  7. I-95 Reopens After Crash With Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer In Darien

    I-95 Reopens After Crash With Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer In Darien

    Update: Crews worked fast and cleared the tractor-trailer from the crash scene. I-95 southbound reopened in Darien as of 3:10 p.m. The highway lanes in the area have been plowed and cleared as well. No injuries were reported, State police said. Original story: DARIEN, Conn. — The southbound side of I-95 was closed in Darien due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer near the rest area, ...

  8. Metro-North Reduces Train Service For Evening Commute Due To Snow, Cold

    Metro-North Reduces Train Service For Evening Commute Due To Snow, Cold

    UPDATE: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — For the remainder of Thursday, Metro-North will be operating a reduced schedule due to the impact of the winter storm and extremely low temperatures.Some trains will be combined, and others are canceled for the evening rush hour, Metro-North said. Here are the changes on the New Haven Line for Thursday afternoon:OutboundThe 5:21 p.m. train from GCT to ...

  9. Police: Milford Men Killed 20 Chickens With Their Bare Hands On Christmas

    Police: Milford Men Killed 20 Chickens With Their Bare Hands On Christmas

    MILFORD, Conn. — Two men who killed 20 chickens with their bare hands early on Christmas Day were arrested after a “gruesome animal cruelty investigation,” Milford police said. Gregory Ulrich, 28, and John Budnovitch IV, 21, both of Milford, are facing multiple charges of animal cruelty, Milford police said after the Wednesday night arrests.The two first smashed the windows of several ...

  10. Check Your Ticket: 'Winning' Powerball Ticket Sold In CT Is Worth $150K

    Check Your Ticket: 'Winning' Powerball Ticket Sold In CT Is Worth $150K

    No one won the jackpot in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, but someone in Connecticut is $150,000 richer. A total of 47,475 "winning" Powerball tickets were sold in Connecticut for the drawing. And one ticket — which matched four numbers, the Powerball and the Powerplay — is worth $150,000, according to the Connecticut Lottery Corp. For the rest of the winners: 35 people ...

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