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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. Shelton Man, 25, Charged With DUI After Hit-And-Run Crash In Milford

    Shelton Man, 25, Charged With DUI After Hit-And-Run Crash In Milford

    SHELTON, Conn. — A 25-year-old Shelton man was arrested on DUI charges after he was involved in a hit-and-run accident early on July 15 in Milford, police said. At 2:04 a.m., Milford officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Factory Lane near New Haven Avenue, police said. The car involved in the crash fled the scene, but officers found the vehicle with heave font end damage a ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 60-Year-Old Brookfield Man ID'd As Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

    60-Year-Old Brookfield Man ID'd As Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. — The motorcyclist killed in a crash Saturday night in Brookfield has been identified as 60-year-old town resident Gregory Arnold, according to the News-Times.The crash occurred at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday on Candlewood Lake Road near Huckleberry Hill Elementary School in Brookfield, police said.It involved two cars and one motorcycle, said police, who have released ...

  6. Dump Truck Driver Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Large Rock In Easton

    Dump Truck Driver Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Large Rock In Easton

    EASTON, Conn. — A dump truck driver traveling erratically northbound on Route 58 from Fairfield into Easton was arrested on drunken-driving charges after crashing into a large rock, Easton police said. At 9:45 p.m. July 12, a 911 caller reported the dump truck had crossed the double yellow line and nearly hit oncoming vehicles, police said.  Multiple callers reported that the truck went ...

  7. Do You Know Them? Milford Police Seek Suspects In Robbery Attempt At Sonic

    Do You Know Them? Milford Police Seek Suspects In Robbery Attempt At Sonic

    MILFORD, Conn. — Police are looking to identify two suspects who attempted to rob the Sonic in Milford on Monday morning.Two male suspects entered the restaurant at 1365 Boston Post Road at about 8:40 a.m., police said. One suspect placed an empty bag on the counter and told an employee to fill the bag with money, police said. The employee then walked away from the register, and the ...

  8. Purr-fect View: Beardsley Zoo Opens Viewing Area For Rare Amur Leopards

    Purr-fect View: Beardsley Zoo Opens Viewing Area For Rare Amur Leopards

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – If you want to get a better look at the rare Amur leopards at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, you're in luck. The zoo has opened its newest renovation this summer: A large viewing window and sheltered wooden platform has been added to make it easier for visitors to check out the rarest big cats in the world, the Amur leopard. “We finished our new viewing ...

  9. Facebook Posts Help Monroe Police Identify, Arrest Suspect In Home Break-In

    Facebook Posts Help Monroe Police Identify, Arrest Suspect In Home Break-In

    MONROE, Conn. — A 28-year-old man who was arrested on multiple charges in a Monroe home burglary was identified thanks to Facebook posts of photos from surveillance cameras, police said. Steven Aberg was arrested Friday, July 14, and charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespass, second-degree criminal mischief, third-degree larceny, fraudulent use of ATM, credit ...

  10. Bridgeport Police Dog Tracks Down Missing 9-Year-Old Boy With Special Needs

    Bridgeport Police Dog Tracks Down Missing 9-Year-Old Boy With Special Needs

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Bridgeport Police K9 officer Zeus and his partner Officer Ryan Mullenax successfully tracked down a 9-year-old boy with special needs who wandered away from home.  The Bridgeport Police Department is singing the praises of the two valued members of the force for the rescue.The boy was reported missing by his mother at about 9 p.m. Sunday, July 9, from his home on ...

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