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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. Death Of Baby Boy In Bridgeport Ruled A Homicide

    Death Of Baby Boy In Bridgeport Ruled A Homicide

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The death of a male infant who was unresponsive at the Greene Homes in Bridgeport has been ruled a homicide, police said in a statement late Thursday.At 11:15 a.m. Monday, April 24, Bridgeport police responded to Building 3 of the Greene Homes on a report of an unresponsive baby, Capt. Brian Fitzgerald said in a statement. The infant was transported by medics to ...

  2. 18-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Armed Robbery, Kidnapping At Milford Motel

    18-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Armed Robbery, Kidnapping At Milford Motel

    MILFORD, Conn. — An 18-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a violent armed robbery and kidnapping at a Motel 6 in Milford earlier this month, police said.The victim was attacked by four assailants — one of whom had a handgun — and then restrained with zip-ties and mouth taped with duct tape, police said. A large sum of cash and clothing were reported taken in the ...

  3. Stratford Man Busted With 190 Bags Of Heroin At Motel Faces Federal Charges

    Stratford Man Busted With 190 Bags Of Heroin At Motel Faces Federal Charges

    STRATFORD, Conn. — A 29-year-old Stratford man who busted with 190 bags of heroin as he fled from a Milford hotel room last week is now facing federal charges, prosecutors said. Anthony Lee Parowski was charged by a federal criminal complaint with possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, heroin, said Deirdre M. Daly, U.S. attorney for Connecticut.Parowski was arrested ...

  4. Monroe Man, 28, Pleads Guilty To Selling Crack Cocaine

    Monroe Man, 28, Pleads Guilty To Selling Crack Cocaine

    MONROE, Conn. — A 28-year-old Monroe man is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges of selling crack cocaine, prosecutors said. Dwight Jarvis waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of distribution of cocaine base, better known as crack, said U.S. Attorney for Connecticut Deirdre M. Daly.  On Oct. 27, a search of ...

  5. Mother Apprehended In NYC, But 10-Year-Old Stamford Girl Still Missing

    Mother Apprehended In NYC, But 10-Year-Old Stamford Girl Still Missing

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A woman who abducted her 10-year-old daughter from her Stamford home was arrested Thursday in New York City, but the girl was not found, the Stamford Advocate reported.  Samantha Cuevas was charged with custodial interference, although she claims she has legal custody of the girl in New York, according to the Advocate.A Silver Alert has been issued for the girl,  but ...

  6. Police: Trumbull Man Drove Away From Accident Scene Only To Crash Again

    Police: Trumbull Man Drove Away From Accident Scene Only To Crash Again

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — A 29-year-old Trumbull man was arrested after leaving the scene of an accident in Milford, only to crash again later in Stratford, Milford police said.James Turner was charged with evading responsibility and failure to drive right at 11:40 p.m. April 20, police said. He was released on $500 bond and has a court date May 18.The incident began when Milford police ...

  7. Police Identify Driver Killed In Fiery Crash Of Pickup In New Fairfield

    Police Identify Driver Killed In Fiery Crash Of Pickup In New Fairfield

    NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. — State police have identified the driver who was killed in the fiery crash of a pickup truck early Sunday in New Fairfield.Ulysses A. Nunez, 42, of New York City, was pronounced dead the scene of the accident, which happened at about 12:50 a.m. Sunday at 85 Route 39, state police said. The pickup was traveling south when Nunez lost control, police said. The truck ...

  8. Westport's Train Away Pain Helps To Keep Team USA Runner On Track

    Westport's Train Away Pain Helps To Keep Team USA Runner On Track

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The team at Train Away Pain in Westport touts that it provides treatment and training for athletes of all levels — even sometimes for members of Team USA. Casimir Loxsom, an elite middle distance runner who trains with Brooks Beasts in Seattle, spent a few weeks at home in New Haven before heading to the IAAF World Relays Championships in the Bahamas.   And to help him ...

  9. Firefighters Find Smashed SUV But No Driver At Route 8 Crash Scene

    Firefighters Find Smashed SUV But No Driver At Route 8 Crash Scene

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Firefighters discovered a heavily damaged SUV at the scene of a reported rollover on Route 8 on Wednesday, but no driver was found, according to a Facebook post from the Nichols Fire Department. At 5 p.m.,  the Nichols Fire Department along with the Trumbull Center Fire Department were dispatched to Route 8 southbound between exits 12 and 13 for a crash. Upon arrival, ...

  10. Fishermen Caught With 42 Undersize Striped Bass Reeled In From Housatonic

    Fishermen Caught With 42 Undersize Striped Bass Reeled In From Housatonic

    STRATFORD, Conn. — Five fishermen who were testing the waters of the Housatonic River in Stratford and Milford were caught with nearly 90 pounds worth of undersized striped bass, according to the CT Encon Police. On Sunday, officers from the Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police conducting an evening fisheries "enforcement patrol" along the river, according to a ...

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