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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. Darien Is Home To One Of Richest Men In World As Billionaire List Grows

    Darien Is Home To One Of Richest Men In World As Billionaire List Grows

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — As Forbes rolled out its 2017 list of richest people in the world — with Bill Gates at the top again — the number of heralded Connecticut residents has risen from 12 last year to 17 this year. The two richest men in Connecticut — Greenwich residents Ray Dalio and Steve Cohen — are also among the 100 richest people in the world.Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, ...

  2. UConn-Stamford Treating Flier Vandalized With KKK As Bias Incident

    UConn-Stamford Treating Flier Vandalized With KKK As Bias Incident

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Officials at the University of Connecticut in Stamford are calling it a bias incident after a flier about a billiards club tournament was defaced with the letters KKK. In an email sent Monday to students in Stamford, University of Connecticut officials are treating a report of vandalism at its downtown campus as a bias incident, the school told students in an email ...

  3. Firefighter, Two Others Sent To Hospital After Blaze In Georgetown Barn

    Firefighter, Two Others Sent To Hospital After Blaze In Georgetown Barn

    WILTON, Conn. — Three people, including a firefighter, were sent to the hospital after a barn fire in the Georgetown section of Wilton late Sunday, according to NBC Connecticut.Fire crews from several area towns battled the two-alarm blaze, which began at about 7 p.m. in a barn on Church Street, NBC Connecticut said.Members of the Weston Volunteer Fire Department and Weston Volunteer ...

  4. Kenny Woodd-Cahusac, 60, Longtime Greenwich Resident With Amazing Memory

    Kenny Woodd-Cahusac, 60, Longtime Greenwich Resident With Amazing Memory

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Kenneth "Kenny" Woodd-Cahusac, a longtime Greenwich resident, died unexpectedly on March 11 in Riverside. He was 60.Born July 8, 1956, in New York City, Woodd-Cahusac and his family soon relocated to Old Greenwich. They later moved to Clapboard Ridge Road in Greenwich, where he resided for 35 years before settling in Riverside in 1999. Delighted to be living ...

  5. Police: Volunteer Firefighter Broke Into Newtown Home, Assaulted Victim

    Police: Volunteer Firefighter Broke Into Newtown Home, Assaulted Victim

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — Two teenagers were arrested after breaking into a Newtown home and assaulting a resident early Saturday, police said. One suspect arrested was Brian Anthony Carriero, 18, who is a volunteer firefighter in Monroe, where he lives. A 17-year-old male was also arrested, but was not identified because he is a juvenile, police said. At 3:23 a.m. March 18, Newtown police ...

  6. Westport Cops: Man Asked To Buy One Cigarette, Then Attacked Clerk, Patron

    Westport Cops: Man Asked To Buy One Cigarette, Then Attacked Clerk, Patron

    WESTPORT, Conn. — After a Stratford man was told he couldn't buy just one cigarette at a Westport gas station, he attacked the clerk and an elderly man who tried to call 911 early Sunday, Westport police said.The incident began at 4:30 a.m. Sunday when officers responded to a 911 hangup call from the Exxon gas station at 1510 Post Road E., police said. When Westport Officer David Perez ...

  7. 18-Year-Old Hit In Head Dies After Shooting Outside Bridgeport Apartments

    18-Year-Old Hit In Head Dies After Shooting Outside Bridgeport Apartments

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — An 18-year-old who was hit in the head in a shooting Saturday outside a Bridgeport apartment complex has died of his injuries, according to the Connecticut Post.The 19-year-old suspect in the shooting, in which a second 18-year-old was hit multiple times, was in custody in Waterbury in an unrelated robbery there, police told the Post on Sunday.Gregory Francilme died ...

  8. Panhandler From Bridgeport Busted At Westport Train Station With Taser

    Panhandler From Bridgeport Busted At Westport Train Station With Taser

    WESTPORT, Conn. — A 53-year-old panhandler from Bridgeport was arrested Friday at the Westport Train Station after officers found a taser in his jacket pocket, police said.Westport Officer Taylor Field responded at about 4 p.m. on a report of a suspicious person asking commuters for money as they got off the train, police said. When Field found Frazier at the train station, the ...

  9. Blizzard Cleanup, 10-Car Pileup, Death Of Man In River Top News In Darien

    Blizzard Cleanup, 10-Car Pileup, Death Of Man In River Top News In Darien

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Here are some of the top stories of the past week from across Fairfield County as reported by Daily Voice — in case you missed it.A massive 10-vehicle chain-reaction pileup began as drivers swerved to try to avoid a light pole that had been knocked onto the travel lanes of I-95 in Fairfield in a previous crash overnight Tuesday, state police said. One man, who ...

  10. 'Ellen' Puts 5-Year-Old From Stratford On The Map For His Geography Skills

    'Ellen' Puts 5-Year-Old From Stratford On The Map For His Geography Skills

    STRATFORD, Conn. — Nate Seltzer, a 5-year-old from Stratford, wowed the crowd at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” with his encyclopedic knowledge of geography and his joke about Donald Trump. Nate, who is obsessed with maps and geography, appeared on the show earlier this week, and the video (above) has over 835,000 views on YouTube.  To cheers from the crowd, Nate revealed his favorite ...

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