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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. Lane Reopens As Cleanup Continues On I-95 In Bridgeport After Rollover

    Lane Reopens As Cleanup Continues On I-95 In Bridgeport After Rollover

    updated: BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — One lane of I-95 had reopened by late Sunday as cleanup continued from a tractor-trailer rollover between exits 27 and 27A in Bridgeport that spilled antifreeze on the highway, state police said.The crash at about 6:20 p.m. involved several vehicles and caused traffic delays for hours, state police said. State police were on the scene along wth officials ...

  2. 1 Person Injured When Sailboat Slams Into Another Boat Off Coast Of Darien

    1 Person Injured When Sailboat Slams Into Another Boat Off Coast Of Darien

    Darien, Conn. – One person was seriously injured when a sailboat with no one at the controls ran into an anchored boat whose occupants were fishing Sunday morning off the coast of Darien, police said.  The collision was reported at 9:45 a.m. about 1 mile west of Greens Ledge Lighthouse on Long Island Sound, Darien Police Detective James Palmieri said in a statement. The 33-foot sailboat ...

  3. New Fairfield Man Killed In Overnight Crash Into Trailer On I-84

    New Fairfield Man Killed In Overnight Crash Into Trailer On I-84

    BETHEL, Conn. — A New Fairfield man was killed early Sunday when his car slammed into another vehicle that was stopped on the right shoulder of  Interstate 84 westbound, according to state police.The crash occurred just after midnight near Exit 9 in Bethel, police said.  Kurtis Liska, 27, of New Fairfield, was driving a GMC Sierra in the right lane when he drifted onto the right ...

  4. Boater Drowns After Falling Overboard Into Stamford Harbor

    Boater Drowns After Falling Overboard Into Stamford Harbor

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A 51-year-old man from Harrison, N.Y., drowned after falling overboard in Stamford Harbor late Saturday night, according to Stamford fire officials and multiple media reports. Rescuers had searched the waters for the man for nearly an hour into early Sunday. Boaters noticed the man was missing from their 38-foot cabin cruiser as they approached the docks in Stamford ...

  5. Arrests, Crash And Places To Dine Top The Week's News In Darien

    Arrests, Crash And Places To Dine Top The Week's News In Darien

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — A number of shocking police stories, a scary crash into a pond and a list spotlighting places for outdoor dining were among the most-read stories about Fairfield County in the past week.Check out some of the top stories from the Daily Voice: David Gonzalez, a 24-year-old Stratford man, was charged with abducting his ex-girlfriend in Trumbull and viciously ...

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

    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 ...

  7. Downunder Kayak And Paddle Board Opens 3rd Location On Weed Beach

    Downunder Kayak And Paddle Board Opens 3rd Location On Weed Beach

    DARIEN, Conn. — Ready to hit the water? Want to try a new sport? Downunder Kayak and Paddle Board has opened its newest beachfront operation at Weed Beach in Darien. This is Downunder's third location in Fairfield County, with big success in Rowayton and Westport. Downunder offers both retail and rentals of stand-up paddle boards (SUPs), sit-on-water kayaks, and all the equipment and ...

  8. St. Bernard Attacks Springer Spaniel At Easton Dog Park, Owner Tells Cops

    St. Bernard Attacks Springer Spaniel At Easton Dog Park, Owner Tells Cops

    EASTON, Conn. — A springer spaniel was attacked — for a second time — by a St. Bernard at the Easton dog park, a resident told police.The resident made the complaint Thursday morning after the incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said. The caller said her dog was attacked by a tri-colored St. Bernard named “Jagger,” police said. The same dog also attacked her dog three ...

  9. Fairfield Police Probe Possible Attempted Murder-Suicide With Mom, Girl

    Fairfield Police Probe Possible Attempted Murder-Suicide With Mom, Girl

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield police were investigating the untimely death of a local woman and injuries to her 8-year-old daughter on Saturday, the Connecticut Post reported.  It was a possible attempted murder/suicide, NBC Connecticut reported. The investigation began after the daughter went to a Barlow Road neighbor for help, the Post said. The girl showed signs of strangulation and ...

  10. Storms Move Out, Great Summer Weekend Weather Ahead For Darien

    Storms Move Out, Great Summer Weekend Weather Ahead For Darien

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — It rained overnight and into the early morning across Fairfield County, but that won't dampen the whole weekend. In fact, by late Saturday morning, the clouds were moving out and the sun was beginning to peek out. And best of all — the fireworks are on for Saturday night in Bridgeport, Danbury and Easton. (Click here for a Daily Voice story on area pyrotechnic ...

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