Michael Dowd

Tanji Dewberry with her son (credit: Facebook)

Mother, 8-Year-Old Son Killed In NJ Fire

The fire broke out at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday on Berkely Avenue in Orange. A passerby noticed the flames and called 911.

04/14/2014

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

Barbara Sheehan’s Weapons Possession Conviction Upheld

Barbara Sheehan’s battered wife defense had saved her from a conviction for killing her abusive police sergeant husband, but she’ll have to surrender and begin serving her five year sentence.

06/05/2013

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4-Alarm Blaze In Orange Destroys Building, Displaces Residents

The fire started in a three-story building at 216 Main St., around 1:30 a.m. Residents said they woke up to thick black smoke pouring into their apartments and scrambled for safety.

12/07/2012

An aerial view of the Horace Mann School campus. (credit: horacemann.org)

Horace Mann Abuse Victims Flocking To Lawyers, Going Public Over Scandal

There is a demand for answers and changes in the wake of sex abuse allegations at a top New York private school. Alumni who say they were abused at Horace Mann School are talking to lawyers about their options.

06/13/2012

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

Barbara Sheehan Sentenced To Five Years On Weapon Charge

The Howard Beach woman was acquitted of murder after she shot her husband 11 times with his two guns, a revolver and a Glock, in February 2008.

11/10/2011

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

Appellate Court Judge Grants Barbara Sheehan Bail

Sheehan’s attorney, Michael Dowd, said he is unsure if his client can use the $1 million bail she already put up for the murder charge or if she must come up with another million.

10/19/2011

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)

Murder Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Killing Husband, Retired NYC Police Sergeant

The jury was told that Barbara Sheehan killed her husband Raymond at their Howard Beach home in 2008 by using two different guns, including his own weapon. The defense claims she acted in self defense.

09/09/2011