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Exclusive: Barbara Sheehan Says ‘I Don’t Belong’ In Prison

A Queens woman who was convicted in connection with the death of her allegedly abusive husband is now turning to Albany in hopes of being released from prison.

01/07/2014

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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Long Island Residents Complain Of Skyrocketing Water Bills

Water isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?

CBS 2–10/22/2012

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

Battered Woman’s Defense Brings Mixed Results

Barbara Sheehan says it was self-defense, the culmination of a lifetime of abuse, and her children have given emotional testimony of their father’s sustained violence. Such a legal approach is known as the battered woman’s defense, and it has mixed results.

09/24/2011

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

Daughter Testifies In Barbara Sheehan Murder Trial

The trial of a Queens woman accused of murdering her ex-cop husband continued Friday.

09/23/2011

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 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

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