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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. Westport's Frank Deford, Legendary Sportswriter, Dies At 78

    Westport's Frank Deford, Legendary Sportswriter, Dies At 78

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Legendary Sports Illustrated writer Frank Deford died Sunday in Key West, Fla., according to Sports Illustrated. He was 78.Deford, who lived in Westport, was a writer, journalist and novelist. He had also been a commentator on CNN and a correspondent for HBO's "Real Sports." Until his recent retirement, Deford also had been a commentator on Wednesdays on NPR ...

  2. 23-Year-Old Danbury Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash On Clapboard Ridge

    23-Year-Old Danbury Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash On Clapboard Ridge

    DANBURY, Conn. — A 23-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash late Sunday after hitting two cars while traveling at a high rate of speed on Clapboard Ridge Road near Danbury High School, police said. Ariel Suero, 23, was northbound on a Suzuki GSX-R motorcycle at about 11:15 p.m. when he hit a southbound 1999 Audi A6 at Beckerle Street, police said. Suero’s motorcycle then hit a ...

  3. Documentary Tells 'Family Mission' Of Fallen Soldier From New Fairfield

    Documentary Tells 'Family Mission' Of Fallen Soldier From New Fairfield

    NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. — As the nation honors its fallen heroes on Memorial Day, the story of a 22-year-old local soldier's death hits closer to home. Staff Sgt. Todd “TJ” Lobraico, who had roots in New Fairfield and Sherman, was killed in action on  Sept. 5, 2013. His unit was ambushed and attacked by insurgents by small arms fire outside of Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. In time for ...

  4. Bridgeport Man Identified As Victim In Fatal Stratford Shooting

    Bridgeport Man Identified As Victim In Fatal Stratford Shooting

    STRATFORD, Conn. — The man killed in a shooting Saturday night in Stratford has been identified as a 27-year-old Bridgeport resident, according to the Stratford Star.Andre Petway died at Bridgeport Hospital after he was shot on Garibaldi Avenue at about 6:56 p.m. Saturday, the Star said. Police are seeking a black Hyundai Sonata whose occupants are as persons of interest in the ...

  5. Bridgeport Man, Dog Shot Before Girlfriend Was Kidnapped

    Bridgeport Man, Dog Shot Before Girlfriend Was Kidnapped

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A man and a dog were shot just before the man's girlfriend was kidnapped by the suspects in Bridgeport early Monday, according to NBC Connecticut.The woman, who was taken in the victim's car, was driven around by the suspects and found safe later in Wallingford, according to NBC Connecticut. Related story: Woman says suspects forced her to drive from Bridgeport ...

  6. Westport Cancels Memorial Day Parade; Indoor Ceremony To Go On

    Westport Cancels Memorial Day Parade; Indoor Ceremony To Go On

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The outdoor portion of the Memorial Day parade in Westport is canceled due to the rainy weather on Monday, the town announced. The Memorial Day ceremonies will take place at 10 a.m. inside the Town Hall Auditorium. Families are invited to the ceremony.This is the second year in a row that the parade is a washout due to the rain.

  7. Car Crashes Into Tree In Greenwich

    Car Crashes Into Tree In Greenwich

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Members of the Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash Sunday evening. No major injuries were reported in the crash, which involved a car and a tree, firefighters said on social media. The crash occurred at East Putnam Avenue and Sound Beach Avenue. Engines 5 and 2 responded along with police and Greenwich professional firefighters. 

  8. Stratford Police Seek Vehicle In Shooting Death Of 27-Year-Old Man

    Stratford Police Seek Vehicle In Shooting Death Of 27-Year-Old Man

    STRATFORD, Conn. — Stratford police are seeking information about a dark-colored sedan in connection with the shooting death of a 27-year-old man on Saturday night, according to NBC Connecticut. Another person was also injured in the shooting at about 6:50 p.m. at 54 Garibaldi Ave., police said. The car was identified as a black Hyundai Sonata that fled the scene of the shooting, ...

  9. Check Times, Locations Of Memorial Day Events Across Fairfield County

    Check Times, Locations Of Memorial Day Events Across Fairfield County

    Update: Parades have been canceled in Danbury, Fairfield, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Trumbull and Westport. Some indoor events will continue as planned. Continue to check for updates due to the rainy forecast. FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Stepping off in a Memorial Day Parade and cheering from the sidelines are great traditions in many Fairfield County towns. But this year, a rainy forecast ...

  10. Credit Card Info Breached At 22 Chipotle Restaurants In Connecticut

    Credit Card Info Breached At 22 Chipotle Restaurants In Connecticut

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Friday that most of its locations were affected by a credit card breach in which customer payment information may have been stolen.The breach affected 22 Chipotle locations in Connecticut, including 10 restaurants in Fairfield County. An investigation identified malware that was used to access data from payment cards used on ...

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