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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. Russian Hackers Targeted Connecticut’s Online Voter Registration System

    Russian Hackers Targeted Connecticut’s Online Voter Registration System

    Secretary of the State Denise Merrill confirmed that Connecticut’s online voter registration system was targeted by Russian hackers during last year’s presidential campaign, the Hartford Courant reported..Connecticut was one of 21 states identified by the Department of Homeland Security that Russia attempted to hack, according to Politico.com.The Connecticut system was scanned but not ...

  2. CT National Guard Crews Heads To Help In Puerto Rico After Hurricane

    CT National Guard Crews Heads To Help In Puerto Rico After Hurricane

    The Connecticut National Guard is winging to Puerto Rico and St. Thomas to help with relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Marie.  The State of Connecticut has deployed a C-130H cargo plane and seven Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing of the Connecticut National Guard, Gov. Dannel Malloy said. The unit, which departed from Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby on Friday, ...

  3. Plane Lands On Its Nose At Danbury Airport

    Plane Lands On Its Nose At Danbury Airport

    UPDATED: DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury police and firefighters responded to a report of a plane making a "rough landing" at Danbury Municipal Airport on Friday morning.When Danbury fire units arrived after 10:30 a.m. Friday, they found a single-engine Cessna 180 airplane nose down on Runway 35, Assistant Fire Chief Mark Omasta said in a statement.The pilot, Jeffrey Butler, was the ...

  4. Police: Danbury Ex-Couple Busted On Multiple Drug Charges

    Police: Danbury Ex-Couple Busted On Multiple Drug Charges

    DANBURY, Conn. — A Danbury woman arrested on a warrant on drug charges was found in her car with a "substantial sum of money, drug paraphernalia, suspected stolen retail merchandise and shoplifting tools," police said.Danbury police executed search-and-seizure warrants at 7:15 p.m. Thursday on Nicole Maria Crutchfield, 31, and her attic apartment at 34 Wildman St., third ...

  5. Bigelow Teas To Two Roads: CT's Best Brands In The Spotlight At Capitol

    Bigelow Teas To Two Roads: CT's Best Brands In The Spotlight At Capitol

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — A number of familiar — and delicious — brands were in the spotlight this week for the “Discover CT” event in D.C., where local Connecticut businesses showcased their products in the Capitol. Some of the brands in attendance were from Fairfield County, dishing up tastes or spreading their wares for a welcoming crowd. The businesses included:Poppy’s Cheesecakes, ...

  6. How Does Connecticut Rank When It Comes To The Richest States?

    How Does Connecticut Rank When It Comes To The Richest States?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — It probably comes as no surprise that Connecticut is one of the richest states in the United States.But it might be a surprise to learn that the Nutmeg State ranks only as the sixth richest state in America in the latest “Richest and Poorest States” report from 24/7 Wall St.Here are the statistics on No. 6 Connecticut:Median household income: $73,433 (far more ...

  7. 'It's Working In Wilton:' Economic Video Touts Town

    'It's Working In Wilton:' Economic Video Touts Town

    WILTON, Conn. — "It's Working In Wilton:" That's the message of a new video aimed at companies looking to relocate to Southwestern Connecticut. The Wilton Economic Development Commission released the video, which encourages companies to consider Wilton as their next place to call home. The five-minute video focuses on Wilton’s access to transportation, proximity to Boston and ...

  8. Don't Purchase Used Car With Flood Damage, CT Better Business Bureau Says

    Don't Purchase Used Car With Flood Damage, CT Better Business Bureau Says

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The Better Business Bureau in Connecticut is alerting consumers about vehicles that have been damaged in hurricanes that are expected to inundate the used car market. A used car might look pristine, but it may have hidden, extensive flood damage.Among the hundreds of thousands of cars in flood-ravaged areas after hurricanes, there are vehicles that insurance ...

  9. NY Woman Busted On Prostitution Charge At Wilton Spa

    NY Woman Busted On Prostitution Charge At Wilton Spa

    WILTON, Conn. — A 43-year-old woman was busted on prostitution charges at the In Spa in Wilton on Wednesday evening after complaints that "commercial sex acts" were being conducted there, police said. The Wilton Police Department, with the assistance of the Norwalk Police Department, initiated an investigation into prostitution activity at the In Spa, located on the second ...

  10. Driver Extricated After Slamming Into Danbury Building In Overnight Crash

    Driver Extricated After Slamming Into Danbury Building In Overnight Crash

    DANBURY, Conn. — A driver had to be extricated from a car after crashing into a building early Thursday on West Street near downtown Danbury, firefighters said. At about 4:20 a.m., Danbury Fire, Police, and EMS Units were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on West Street near Oil Mill Road. A small car had left the roadway, struck the building at 152 West St. and landed in bushes, ...

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