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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. Search Mounted For Man Swept Off Sandbar At Silver Sands In Milford

    Search Mounted For Man Swept Off Sandbar At Silver Sands In Milford

    Update: The missing man has been resumed dead, with recovery efforts scheduled to resume Saturday. Click here for the story at Daily Voice.MILFORD, Conn. — A massive search was underway Friday afternoon for a 28-year-old man who went missing after a wave swept him off a sandbar and into Long Island Sound at Silver Sands State Park in Milford, police said.At about 1 p.m., Milford Police ...

  2. Friends Rally To Help Couple In Critical Condition After Crash In Monroe

    Friends Rally To Help Couple In Critical Condition After Crash In Monroe

    MONROE, Conn. — Friends are rallying to help a couple from New Milford who were critically injured and are on life support after a car struck their motorcycle in Monroe.At 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Danny and Betty Falls were on their motorcycle "on their way home from a wonderful day at Port Jeff, N.Y.," said a GoFundMe campaign started by Kimmy Falls of Danbury. "On the way home ...

  3. Police: Man Shot To Death In South Norwalk

    Police: Man Shot To Death In South Norwalk

    Update: Norwalk police have identified the 26-year-old victim. Click here for the story from Daily Voice.NORWALK, Conn. — A man was shot death Thursday evening on Ely Avenue in South Norwalk, police said in a statement. At 7:45 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to the area of 236 Ely Ave. on a report of shots fired, police said. When officers arrived, they found a male victim ...

  4. 10-Year-Old Bridgeport Girl Hurt While Saving Friend From Dog Attack

    10-Year-Old Bridgeport Girl Hurt While Saving Friend From Dog Attack

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A 10-year-old Bridgeport girl suffered serious injuries and will require more surgeries after she stepped up to save a 7-year-old boy from  a dog attack and was attacked herself, police said. The two children were playing in the house at 497 Pearl Harbor St. when the dog bit the boy in the buttocks at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, a statement from police spokeswoman ...

  5. Norwalk Mother Of Four To Be Deported Thursday Despite Senators’ Efforts

    Norwalk Mother Of Four To Be Deported Thursday Despite Senators’ Efforts

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk mother of four has lost her battle to remain in the U.S. and is scheduled to be deported Thursday to her native Guatemala, a country she left 24 years ago at the age of 19 seeking asylum. U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) together called the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency on Wednesday afternoon to urge a delay in the ...

  6. Stamford Man Faces 20 Years In Federal Prison For Trafficking Cocaine

    Stamford Man Faces 20 Years In Federal Prison For Trafficking Cocaine

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A 47-year-old citizen of the Dominican Republic who lived in Stamford has pleaded guilty to cocaine trafficking on Wednesday and could face up to 20 years in federal prison, prosecutors said. Christian Paulino Rodriguez pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, 500 grams or more of cocaine, said U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. ...

  7. Body Of Missing Stratford Man Found In Housatonic River In Shelton

    Body Of Missing Stratford Man Found In Housatonic River In Shelton

    SHELTON, Conn. — A 46-year-old Stratford man who went missing in the Housatonic River in Shelton was found dead late Wednesday afternoon in the water near the Sunnyside Boat Ramp, police said.At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Shelton police received numerous 911 calls reporting a man in the water who appeared to be distressed near the Sunnyside Boat Ramp. Police, Fire and EMS personnel were called ...

  8. Time Running Out For Norwalk Mom Facing Deportation After 24 Years In U.S.

    Time Running Out For Norwalk Mom Facing Deportation After 24 Years In U.S.

    NORWALK, Conn. — Time is running out for a Norwalk mother of four who left her native Guatemala at age 19 and has lived in the United States for the past 24 years, according to NBC Connecticut.   Lawyers are fighting to help Nury Chavarria, 43, who could be deported on Thursday, NBC Connecticut said. When Chavarria arrived in the U.S., her application for asylum was denied but she ...

  9. Easton Man, 61, Arrested After Dispute Turns Physical, Police Say

    Easton Man, 61, Arrested After Dispute Turns Physical, Police Say

    EASTON, Conn. — A 61-year-old Easton man was arrested after a verbal argument turned physical during an incident in his home, police said. Gary Ceraso of Meadow Road turned himself in to Easton police at 3:30 p.m. July 13 after learning that there was a warrant for his arrest, police said. Ceraso was charged with disorderly conduct, and he was released on $500 cash bond for a July 14 ...

  10. Pickup Truck Ends Up Stuck On A Rock After Monroe Crash

    Pickup Truck Ends Up Stuck On A Rock After Monroe Crash

    MONROE, Conn. — Members of the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department responded to an unusual crash Tuesday afternoon on Church Street. A pickup truck ended up stuck on a rock. Crews worked to remove the truck from its perch. No other vehicles were involved in the crash, according to a Facebook post from the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department. To sign up for Daily Voice's email news alerts, ...

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