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Barbara Sheehan outside Queens Criminal Court on Oct. 24, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Barbara Sheehan Released From Rikers Island

After 12 days in Rikers Island, Barbara Sheehan is now free on bail.

10/24/2011

Barbara Sheehan (credit: CBS 2)

Barbara Sheehan’s Lawyer Still Awaiting Clarification On Bail

Attorney Michael Dowd said he is still unsure if Sheehan can use the $1 million bail she already put up for her murder charge or if she must come up with another million.

10/20/2011

Barbara Sheehan arrives at court on Oct. 12, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Barbara Sheehan To Remain Behind Bars After Surrendering On Gun Charge

An Appellate Court judge reserved a decision on letting Sheehan out on bail until her formal sentencing — scheduled for Nov. 10.

10/12/2011

Barbara Sheehan (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Sheehan Advises Women In Abusive Relationships To ‘Get Out Early’

Sheehan spoke with CBS 2’s Pablo Guzman in an exclusive interview outside her Howard Beach home on Friday.

10/07/2011

Barbara Sheehan leaving court after day one of deliberations in her murder trial. (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Barbara Sheehan Acquitted Of Murder; Guilty Of Weapons Charge

Barbara Sheehan has been found not guilty of murder in the shooting death of her husband, a retired police sergeant, in their Howard Beach home in 2008.

10/06/2011

Barbara Sheehan Leaves Court After Day 1 Of Deliberations (Credit: Mona RIvera/1010 WINS)

Barbara Sheehan’s Fate Remains In Jury’s Hands

A jury is deliberating whether Barbara Sheehan, 50, was acting in self-defense when she shot her husband, retired New York Police Department Sgt. Raymond Sheehan, 11 times in their Howard Beach home on Feb. 18, 2008.

10/04/2011

Barbara Sheehan with daughter Jennifer, 25, left, and son, Raymond, 21, outside Queens criminal court (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Lawyer: Barbara Sheehan Had No Choice But To Kill Her Husband

Summations have ended in the trial of the woman accused of shooting her husband to death with his police-issued gun.

10/03/2011

Barbara Sheehan on courthouse steps in Kew Gardens after opening arguments in her murder trial (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Detective Testifies To Sheehan’s Computer Use At Murder Trial

A detective’s testimony at the trial of a Queens woman accused of murdering her ex-cop husband brought out some new evidence on Wednesday.

09/28/2011

Barbara Sheehan on courthouse steps in Kew Gardens after opening arguments in her murder trial (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Son Of Barbara Sheehan, Woman Who Killed Husband, Says He Feared His Father

Raymond Sheehan, 21, broke down in tears as he described witnessing the abuse his mother endured from the time he was a child until shortly before his father’s death.

09/22/2011

Barbara Sheehan on courthouse steps in Kew Gardens after opening arguments in her murder trial (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Barbara Sheehan Breaks Down On Stand, Complains Of Chest Pains

In day three of cross-examination, Sheehan nearly collapsed on the stand after the prosecutor confronted her with one of the guns used in the murder of her husband and asked her to demonstrate how she shot him.

09/21/2011

Barbara Sheehan walking into Queens Criminal Court on Sept. 19, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Sexual Fetish At Issue As Barbara Sheehan Testifies In Her Murder Trial

In cross-examination, prosecutor Debra Pomodore suggested Barbara Sheehan killed her husband not out of fear, but because he tried to force her to engage in a sexual fetish.

09/20/2011

Barbara Sheehan walking into Queens Criminal Court on Sept. 19, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Barbara Sheehan, Howard Beach Woman Who Shot Police Lt. Hubby, Testifies

In court Monday, wringing her hands and at times crying, Sheehan nervously described years of physical, emotional and sexual abuse she says she endured for years at the hand of her husband Raymond.

09/19/2011

Police were searching Wednesday night for heartless thieves who stole hundreds of dollars in cash and medication from a New York City animal charity's van. (credit: CBS 2)

Heartless Thieves Pilfer Animal Charity Van In Queens

Police were searching Wednesday night for heartless thieves who stole hundreds of dollars in cash and medication from a New York City animal charity.

04/13/2011

Pia Toscano. (credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night)

Queens Native Pia Toscano Eliminated On ‘American Idol’

Toscano, 22, a dark-haired beauty from Howard Beach, managed to remain composed on stage as the judges decried the results.

04/08/2011

A noose similar to this one was found hanging from a tree across the street from a NYC elementary school on March 24, 2011. (credit: CBS 2 file photo)

Noose Found Hanging Across From NYC Elementary School

A possible symbol of hate was found near a school in Queens on Thursday, sparking concern among neighbors. A noose was seen hanging from a tree and there is no word yet on who may have put it there.

03/24/2011

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