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Karen Tensa

Managing Editor, Connecticut

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. Missing K9 Bloodhound Found Near Northern Westchester Border

    Missing K9 Bloodhound Found Near Northern Westchester Border

    UPDATED: DANBURY/RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — The missing Connecticut State Police bloodhound was found with his leash entangled in a fence near a pond in Ridgefield on Friday morning, according to multiple media and police reports. His rescuer was Jeff Kehlenbach, who was identified by state police as a special agent with U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Kehlenbach, who was out searching ...

  2. ESPN President Resigns To Battle Substance Addiction Problem

    ESPN President Resigns To Battle Substance Addiction Problem

    ESPN President John Skipper is stepping down, citing a substance addiction problem, according to a statement issued Monday morning by the Connecticut-based network.Former ESPN president and executive chairman George Bodenheimer, who worked at ESPN from 1981 to 2014, will serve as acting chairman for the next 90 days and oversee the transition process as the next leader is chosen, ...

  3. Wall Of Remembrance Honors Sandy Hook Shooting Victims On 5th Anniversary

    Wall Of Remembrance Honors Sandy Hook Shooting Victims On 5th Anniversary

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — A Wall Of Remembrance — a temporary exhibit of photos of the victims — is on display at the Newtown Municipal Center as the town marks the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook School shooting.The black-and-white photos were installed Monday to offer a space for reflection as the town honors the 26 victims of the deadly attack on Dec. 14, 2012.A sign on a table welcomes ...

  4. Mario Batali, Owner Of Westchester Eatery, Accused Of Sexual Harassment

    Mario Batali, Owner Of Westchester Eatery, Accused Of Sexual Harassment

    Celebrity chef Mario Batali, who owns the popular Tarry Market in Port Chester and Tarry Lodge in Westport, Conn., is the latest well-known male figure to come under fire after accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct.Batali has been removed as co-host of the afternoon talk show "The Chew" while ABC reviews the allegations, and The Food Network has put "Molto ...

  5. Services Set For Real Estate Attorney Found Dead In Northern Westchester

    Services Set For Real Estate Attorney Found Dead In Northern Westchester

    Services have been scheduled for Matthew Klein, a practicing real estate attorney of Stamford, who was found dead in Northern Westchester over the weekend. He was 62. Klein was found dead Dec. 2 in the driveway of a home Pound Ridge, There were no signs of foul play, and police are continuing to investigate.Matthew Klein was the husband of Debra Adler-Klein for 40 years. He was born ...

  6. Metro-North Warns: Expect Crowded Trains Due To Repairs

    Metro-North Warns: Expect Crowded Trains Due To Repairs

    Metro-North was warning customers to expect crowded trains Wednesday morning because fewer cars were in operation on the New Haven Line."Customers should anticipate crowded trains this morning due to the unavailability of several train cars requiring wheel repair on account of yesterday's weather-related slippery rail conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience," ...

  7. Police: Danbury Boy Was Sexually Assaulted By 2 Men He Met On Dating App

    Police: Danbury Boy Was Sexually Assaulted By 2 Men He Met On Dating App

    DANBURY, Conn. — Two men have been arrested on sexual assault charges after a 15-year-old male from Danbury reported he "had a sexual encounter" with two adult men he had met through a dating app, police said Friday. The teenager went to the Danbury Police Department, accompanied by his parents, to make the complaint just after midnight on July 12. The incident had happened ...

  8. Heading To The Parade Or Going Shopping? Metro-North Adds Extra Trains

    Heading To The Parade Or Going Shopping? Metro-North Adds Extra Trains

    Looking to catch a train to New York City on Thursday for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade or to go shopping on Friday?Check the Metro-North holiday schedule for service changes this holiday weekend before you head out to the train station. On Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, Metro-North will operate a modified weekend schedule with additional inbound trains for everyone heading to ...

  9. Stop & Shop Recalls Frozen Food, Hummus Products Due To Listeria Concern

    Stop & Shop Recalls Frozen Food, Hummus Products Due To Listeria Concern

    This story has been updated.Stop & Shop is warning customers to check their freezers. The grocery store chain has issued a recall for the store brand of frozen corn as well as a Hummus product because of a potential Listeria contamination. The recall is for 16-ounce packages of whole kernel frozen sweet corn with the UPC code 68826700676.The recall was issued Tuesday. Customers may ...

  10. Shalane Flanagan Is 1st American Woman To Win New York Marathon In 40 Years

    Shalane Flanagan Is 1st American Woman To Win New York Marathon In 40 Years

    Shalane Flanagan pulled away from her competitors with a mile to go to win the New York City Marathon on Sunday, becoming the first American to win the women's event in 40 years.Flanagan's unofficial time was 2 hours, 26 minutes, 53 seconds on the 26.2-mile course through all five boroughs. Mary Keitany of Kenya, who won in New York twice in the past three years, finished second behind ...

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