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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.

Karen Tensa's Contributions

  1. Bodies of Two Missing Westchester Fishermen Recovered On Long Island Sound

    Bodies of Two Missing Westchester Fishermen Recovered On Long Island Sound

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

  2. Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Traffic Jams On I-95

    Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Traffic Jams On I-95

    GREENWICH, Conn. — A multi-vehicle accident caused big delays on I-95 southbound between Exits 4 and 3 in Greenwich on Thursday morning, according to the Department of Transportation.The crash happened at about 6:30 a.m. and caused traffic jams for hours during the morning rush hour, DOT said. At one point, two lanes were blocked in the area. But the scene has been cleared by late ...

  3. Greenwich's Hope Hicks Named Interim Communications Director At White House

    Greenwich's Hope Hicks Named Interim Communications Director At White House

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Hope Hicks, a 2006 graduate of Greenwich High school and a close confidante of President Donald Trump, is the new interim communications director at the White House, according to the Washington Post.  Hicks will fill the role while the administration searches for a permanent replacement for Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired last month after just 10 days on the job, ...

  4. Police Arrest 5 In Car Stolen From New Canaan After Robbery, Pursuit

    Police Arrest 5 In Car Stolen From New Canaan After Robbery, Pursuit

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Five people were taken into custody by Trumbull officers Saturday after a crime spree that began with the theft of a car in New Canaan and ended with a police pursuit and included two robberies in between. The suspects stole the car in New Canaan, then traveled to Bridgeport, where they committed an armed street robbery on Orchard Street in Bridgeport, police said ...

  5. Police: 2 Cars, With Keys Left Inside, Stolen Overnight In New Canaan

    Police: 2 Cars, With Keys Left Inside, Stolen Overnight In New Canaan

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — After two cars were stolen overnight, the New Canaan Police Department is once again reminding residents to  protect themselves. Two cars — with the keys left insider — were stolen Friday night on Gower Road, police said.Resident should lock cars and remove valuables and keys, even at home, police said. 

  6. Mom Left Baby Alone In Hot SUV For 48 Minutes, New Canaan Police Say

    Mom Left Baby Alone In Hot SUV For 48 Minutes, New Canaan Police Say

    A New Canaan mother was arrested after she left her 11-week-old baby alone in a hot SUV for 48 minutes last month while she went shopping, buying shoes and a large mint lemonade, police said. Kathryn Ferguson, 34, turned herself in to police at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, and was arrested and charged with risk of injury to a child. She was released on $20,000 bond for an Aug. 22 court ...

  7. New Canaan Boy Who Nearly Drowned At Chelsea Piers Released From Hospital

    New Canaan Boy Who Nearly Drowned At Chelsea Piers Released From Hospital

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The 5-year-old New Canaan boy who was pulled from a pool at Chelsea Piers in Stamford after nearly drowning last week has been released from Yale-New Haven’s Children’s Hospital, police told the Stamford Advocate. Stamford police called it a "miracle" as they cheered the news of the boy's recovery, the Advocate said.  The boy, who had been hospitalized ...

  8. Stew's Recalls Imitation Crab Meat After Customer Finds Metal Shard

    Stew's Recalls Imitation Crab Meat After Customer Finds Metal Shard

    After a shopper from the Stew Leonard’s store in Danbury returned a package of imitation crab meat after reportedly finding shards of metal in it, the dairy store immediately recalled the item. The return was made Sunday, Aug. 6, and  Stew Leonard’s immediately pulled all of the imitation crab meat from the shelves, the store said in a press release. The store also checked the packages ...

  9. Man, 36, Charged With Threatening To Shoot Staff At New Canaan Facility

    Man, 36, Charged With Threatening To Shoot Staff At New Canaan Facility

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A 36-year-old man was arrested after he threatened to harm 'someone' at a New Canaan residential treatment facility "by shooting them with a gun," police said. On Thursday,  Aug. 3, New Canaan police were contacted by the staff at a residential treatment facility in town. The staff there said the suspect, Sean P. Crowther of New Haven, did not threaten a ...

  10. New Canaan Boy, 5, Who Nearly Drowned At Chelsea Piers Remains Unconscious

    New Canaan Boy, 5, Who Nearly Drowned At Chelsea Piers Remains Unconscious

    A 5-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a pool Thursday while attending day camp at Chelsea Piers in Stamford remained unconscious Friday in the intensive care unit of Yale-New Haven Hospital, according to the Stamford Advocate.Stamford police Capt. Richard Conklin said the boy was heavily medicated and doctors were reducing his medication, the Stamford Advocate said.The young boy, who ...

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