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  • Barbara Sheehan's Daughter Tells of Dad's Decades-long Reign of Terror

    Barbara Sheehan's Daughter Tells of Dad's Decades-long Reign of Terror
    Jennifer Joyce can finally tell the story of how, and why, her mother Barbara Sheehan killed her husband Raymond, the father of her two children. "It was a huge relief," Joyce said of at last having her father out of their lives. "It sounds horrible to...
  • Sheehan Trial Goes To Jury; Legal Expert Predicts 'Hung Jury'

    Sheehan Trial Goes To Jury; Legal Expert Predicts 'Hung Jury'
    The intrigue surrounding the Barbara Sheehan murder trial isn't solely based on what happened inside the Sheehan family home in Howard Beach, before Barbara Sheehan admittedly gunned down her husband, Raymond. As the case nears a jury decision, there is...
  • Barbara Sheehan Found Not Guilty In Ex-Cop Husband's Murder, Guilty On Lesser Charge

    Barbara Sheehan Found Not Guilty In Ex-Cop Husband's Murder, Guilty On Lesser Charge
    Barbara Sheehan has been acquitted on charges of murder in the second degree, but that does not necessarily mean she's able to go free. The jury of nine women and three men concluded that Sheehan acted in self defense when she shot and killed her ex-cop...
  • Sheehan Released From Prison Despite Gun Conviction

    Sheehan Released From Prison Despite Gun Conviction
    Barbara Sheehan is a free woman Monday, able to be with her family and children after nearly two weeks behind bars despite being acquitted of murdering her husband. But the question that truly hasn't been answered is should she ever have been put there in...
  • Family Rallies Around Self-Defense Shooter Barbara Sheehan -- Again

    Family Rallies Around Self-Defense Shooter Barbara Sheehan -- Again
    In the years between Barbara Sheehan killing her husband in self defense and her acquittal for the fatal shooting, her family has voted with their feet and with their pocketbooks to keep her out of jail on bail. Now that she's fighting a criminal weapons...
  • Freed Barbara Sheehan Wants To Return To Riker's Island [EXCLUSIVE]

    Freed Barbara Sheehan Wants To Return To Riker's Island [EXCLUSIVE]
    Riker's Island is only a few miles away from Howard Beach, yet getting from one location to the other took weeks for Barbara Sheehan. Acquitted of gunning down her husband Raymond on October 6th, the mother of two is finally home. She was allowed to...
  • 'I Slept With Joey Ramone: A Family Memoir' by Mickey Leigh with Legs McNeil

    'I Slept With Joey Ramone: A Family Memoir' by Mickey Leigh with Legs McNeil
    It's hard to remember a time when the Ramones were not, well, the Ramones. But Mickey Leigh can. Not only was he the band's first roadie and sang on their first record, he was Joey's little brother. In "I Slept With Joey Ramone" -- co-written with veteran...
  • Man Fatally Shot In Head In Queens

    Man Fatally Shot In Head In Queens
    A man was fatally shot in the head just before midnight in Howard Beach, Queens. Police say the 49-year-old man was discovered by officers at about 11:55 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of 79th Street and 151st Avenue. Reports say the victim was found...
  • Queens Grandma Struck and Killed

    Queens Grandma Struck and Killed
    A Queens grandmother was struck and killed Thursday night on her way home from her own Birthday party. Concetta DiBenedetto, 78, was walking along 92nd Street - about a block from her home - when she was struck crossing 164th Avenue in Howard Beach. Cops...
  • Two Bodies Discovered In Parked SUV in NJ

    Two Bodies Discovered In Parked SUV in NJ
    Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were discovered Thursday morning in an SUV in Teaneck, police said. According to officials, the bodies were found in a parked Ford Explorer on Oakdene Avenue. The victims, described...
  • High Winds, Rains Take Down Trees And Power Lines

    High Winds, Rains Take Down Trees And Power Lines
    The tri-state area suffered the wrath of high winds and heavy rains Saturday, causing widespread power outages and storm damage. Parts of Howard Beach were left devastated by powerful winds, which left more than a half a dozen utility poles down or...