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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. Newborn Baby Found Behind Main Street Store In Danbury

    Newborn Baby Found Behind Main Street Store In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — A newborn baby boy was found wrapped in women's clothing behind a Main Street grocery store in Danbury, police said. The case began at 11:38 p.m. Sunday when the Danbury Police Department received a 911 phone call from someone saying they had found a baby near the Polla Supermarket at 399 Main St. Patrol officers arrived and were directed by the caller to the rear of ...

  2. Police Identify 71-Year-Old Redding Woman Who Died After Dog Attack

    Police Identify 71-Year-Old Redding Woman Who Died After Dog Attack

    REDDING, Conn. — Police identified a 71-year-old Redding woman as the victim who died last week after being attacked by her own dog in her home, according to the Redding Pilot. Sandra Kaiser of Deacon Abbott Street died May 12 at Danbury Hospital after the attack by the dog, which is a “mixed breed” and “rescue” dog but “not a pitbull,” Police Chief Doug Fuchs told the Redding ...

  3. Norwalk Man Indicted For Evading Taxes As CFO Of 'Soup Nazi' Business

    Norwalk Man Indicted For Evading Taxes As CFO Of 'Soup Nazi' Business

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk man who serves as CFO at the "Soup Nazi" restaurants made famous on "Seinfeld" was indicted Tuesday on charges of tax evasion, according to prosecutors.  The indictment was unsealed at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., charging Robert N. Bertrand, of Norwalk, with 20 counts of failure to pay Medicare, Social Security, and federal ...

  4. Cute Kittens: Two Canada Lynx Babies Born At Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

    Cute Kittens: Two Canada Lynx Babies Born At Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — They're still too shy to see visitors. In fact, they haven't even had their first exam by the veterinarian. But the two Canada lynx kittens born April 26 are sure to be main attraction soon at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. Their mother is still extremely protective of the two Canada Lynx babies, or Felis lynx. The zoo staff is respecting her need for ...

  5. Carfax: SUV Involved In Fatal Police Shooting Of Bridgeport Teen Was Stolen

    Carfax: SUV Involved In Fatal Police Shooting Of Bridgeport Teen Was Stolen

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Carfax report says that the car at the center of the officer-involved fatal shooting of a Bridgeport teenager had been reported stolen, according to the Connecticut Post. Jayson Negron, 15, who was at the wheel of the 2012 Subaru Forester, was shot to death and his passenger, 21-year-old Julian Fyffe, was wounded on May 9 during what Bridgeport police called a ...

  6. Police: Greenwich Man Sent Threatening Texts To Extort Money From Woman

    Police: Greenwich Man Sent Threatening Texts To Extort Money From Woman

    GREENWICH, Conn. — A 29-year-old Greenwich man was arrested after sending threatening text messages to a woman in an attempt to get money from her, police said. The text messages were sent in a harassing manner, police said, and a countdown was "initiated for the victim to send the male money or consequences would be had." The man repeatedly threatened harm on the victim if ...

  7. Salerno's In Stratford Dishes Up Free Pizza In Celebration Of 70 Years

    Salerno's In Stratford Dishes Up Free Pizza In Celebration Of 70 Years

    STRATFORD, Conn. — In celebration of its 70th anniversary, Salerno's in Stratford on Monday will close its dining room and give away free takeout pizzas. The deal will run from 4 to 7 p.m. The giveaway pizzas will use the original recipe from 1947 — the small Scamorza, according to a Facebook post.No need to call and order: Just drop by, Salerno's said. "All we ask is a $2 donation ...

  8. Connecticut's Unemployment Rate Inches Up To 4.9%

    Connecticut's Unemployment Rate Inches Up To 4.9%

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The unemployment rate in Connecticut inched upward for April and remains higher than jobless rate for the nation, according to the state Department of Labor.The April unemployment rate for Connecticut was estimated at 4.9 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from March when it was 4.8 percent, the Department of Labor announced last week. But the jobless ...

  9. Two Injured In Rollover Crash In Weston

    Two Injured In Rollover Crash In Weston

    WESTON, Conn. — Two people were sent to the hospital after at two-vehicle rollover crash on Lyons Plain Road in Weston on Saturday, according to a Facebook post from the Weston Volunteer Fire Department. The accident occurred at the intersection of Lyons Plains Road and Fanton Hill Road.The Weston Volunteer Fire Department responded along with Weston Volunteer EMS and Weston Police ...

  10. Can You Help Maddie? Injured Dog Hit By Car Rescued Along I-95 In Westport

    Can You Help Maddie? Injured Dog Hit By Car Rescued Along I-95 In Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The Westport Police Department is seeking information and support for Maddie, an injured dog who found after being hit by a car on I-95 in Westport on Thursday.  A concerned citizen found the "sweet female black Staffordshire Terrier or possibly Mastiff mix" between Exits 17 and 18, police said. The dog, whom they nicknamed Maddie, appeared to have been ...

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