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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 Investigating Death Of 1-Month-Old Baby In Stamford

    Police Investigating Death Of 1-Month-Old Baby In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The death of a 1-month-old baby boy in Stamford is under investigation by police and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the Stamford Advocate reported.First responders were called to the baby's home on Perry Street at 10:30 a.m. Thursday because he was not breathing, the Advocate said. The unidentified baby was pronounced dead at Stamford Hospital, the Advocate ...

  2. New Canaan High School Custodian Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

    New Canaan High School Custodian Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A custodian at a New Canaan school who was supposedly left unable to work due to an on-the-job injury was arrested after he was caught working another job, state officials said. Courtney Wills, 37, of Bridgeport was arrested Tuesday  by inspectors from the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Control Unit in the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney and charged with one count ...

  3. ME Determines Cause Of Death For Norwalk Woman Killed In Her Home

    ME Determines Cause Of Death For Norwalk Woman Killed In Her Home

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death for the 49-year-old woman who was found dead in her Norwalk home early Wednesday morning. Lisa Zemlok died of a blunt impact injury to her head during a homicide, state officials said Friday. Zemlok's body was found at about 1:30 a.m. in her home at 505 Westport Ave. Unit 17 after officers ...

  4. Time For S'mores: Girl Scouts Holds Camp Open Houses For Darien Kids

    Time For S'mores: Girl Scouts Holds Camp Open Houses For Darien Kids

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Summer camp can make memories that last for a lifetime. But before sending the young girl in your life off into the wilderness, Girl Scouts of Connecticut is inviting parents and kids to check out the camps this weekend. Girls in Fairfield County can easily attend day camp — and even get bus transportation — to the following Girl Scout camps this summer:Camp ...

  5. It's Official: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim To Explore Run For Governor

    It's Official: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim To Explore Run For Governor

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn.  —  Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim hinted about running for governor earlier this month. He will make it official on Friday, according to WFSB-TV. During a taping Thursday for the weekend show "Face the State," Ganim said he will start the process of exploring a gubernatorial run in 2018, WFSB-TV said. Ganim will form an exploratory committee on Friday, the ...

  6. Watchdog On Water: Soundkeeper To Keep Up Legacy Of Stratford Lawmaker

    Watchdog On Water: Soundkeeper To Keep Up Legacy Of Stratford Lawmaker

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Environmental groups are joining forces to to support a full-time Soundkeeper advocate dedicated to protecting and restoring Long Island Sound, continuing the legacy of the late Terry Backer of Stratford. Representatives of Soundkeeper Inc. and Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound made the announcement Tuesday.Relaunching this ...

  7. Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — Friends of a 27-year-old Newtown woman who died in a motorcycle crash will say goodbye to her at services on Friday. Jackie Schulz was killed Sunday afternoon while riding her 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster on Currituck Road in Newtown, police said. She was wearing a helmet when she crashed into a utility pole, police said.Services will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday ...

  8. Off Track: Train Wheel Goes Off The Rails On New Canaan Branch

    Off Track: Train Wheel Goes Off The Rails On New Canaan Branch

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — An empty train that had one wheel jump the tracks was to blame for problems along the New Canaan Branch on Thursday evening, a Metro-North spokesman said. Delays were first reported at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday, with Metro-North blaming a disabled train near the New Canaan station. A train dropped off all of its passengers at the end of the branch, then headed for the ...

  9. Death Of Baby Boy In Bridgeport Ruled A Homicide

    Death Of Baby Boy In Bridgeport Ruled A Homicide

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The death of a male infant who was unresponsive at the Greene Homes in Bridgeport has been ruled a homicide, police said in a statement late Thursday.At 11:15 a.m. Monday, April 24, Bridgeport police responded to Building 3 of the Greene Homes on a report of an unresponsive baby, Capt. Brian Fitzgerald said in a statement. The infant was transported by medics to ...

  10. Update: Metro-North Running Buses On Part Of New Canaan Branch

    Update: Metro-North Running Buses On Part Of New Canaan Branch

    Update: NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Buses were slated to run the rest of Thursday night along the New Canaan branch. Metro-North blamed the problems on a minor derailment. Click here to read the story at Daily Voice. Update: NEW CANAAN, Conn. — As of 9:10 p.m. Thursday, New Canaan Branch Line Service between Stamford and Talmadge Hill was operating on or close to schedule. Bus service was being ...

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