Shirleen Allicot, Eyewitness News

Shirleen Allicot

Eyewitness News

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Shirleen:

Women's History Month: Harlem Community News' Pat Stevenson blazed trails in publishing

For decades, Harlem Community Newspapers publisher Pat Stevenson has told the stories of New Yorkers and provided a voice for communities that were often overlooked. → Read More

Meet the African American woman appointed OB-GYN in-chief at NY Presbyterian-Weill Cornell

As we celebrate Women's History Month, Eyewitness News wants to introduce you to the first African American woman appointed OB-GYN in chief at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Laura Riley has many goals she wants to accomplish while in this position. → Read More

ABC7 Unite: Dr. Patricia Bath revolutionized cataract surgery with her device and technique

Dr. Patricia Bath was an ophthalmologist and scientist who helped pave the way for future generations of African American women in the field. → Read More

New mom shares battle with pregnancy-associated breast cancer

Reilly Starr says she had no idea that what she thought were blocked milk ducts while nursing her new baby boy were actually the beginning signs of cancer. → Read More

Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle in Royal Wedding to Prince Harry

Kensington Palace says Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle in her wedding to Prince Harry → Read More

Royal Wedding: Shirleen Allicot reports from London

Eyewitness News Anchor Shirleen Allicot reports from London on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding. → Read More

Locals in London reflect on Meghan Markle, royal wedding

Locals in London weigh in about how this American actress - soon to be British Princess - is being received, and everyone seems to have a very good vibe about Meghan. → Read More

Meghan Markle's mom in London for last-minute royal wedding preps

Meghan Markle's mom Doria Ragland has been in London for several days, helping her daughter with last-minute wedding preps. And that means the 61-year-old black social worker and yoga instructor is meeting Prince Harry's relatives for the very first time. → Read More

Viewing parties in New York area for royal wedding of Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

Only 600 people are invited to the royal wedding, so millions across the world will have to resort to watching it on TV. There are a number of viewing parties being held across the Tri-State. → Read More

Royal fashion: Meghan Markle's wedding dress

The royal wedding is less than two weeks away, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are no doubt busy with final preps. On Meghan's to-do list: Show her wedding dress to the Queen, who has final approval. → Read More

'1-in-a-million' identical triplets surprise Kansas couple

A couple from Kansas was happy -- and nervous - to welcome a "one-in-a-million" set of identical triplets. → Read More

Consumer Reports: Do you need overdraft protection?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is out with a new study finding consumers who opt in to debit card and ATM overdraft are still at risk of incurring exorbitant fees, despite recent regulatory changes. → Read More

Street renaming in Queens honors fallen NYPD detective Randolph Holder

It's the day a hero officer was immortalized on the streets of Far Rockaway. Briar Place will now be known as Detective Randolph Holder way. → Read More

FDNY trains to battle fires in apartments with hoarding problems; firefighters warn of increased danger

FDNY firefighters train to battle not only dangerous fires, but hoarding conditions as well, which Eyewitness News is told is becoming a growing problem in the city. → Read More

Twins to graduate first and second in class at Long Island high school

Monday, March 06, 2017 06:50PM A pair of twins is making school history on Long Island. They will graduate first and second in their class at Locust Valley High School in Nassau County. (Copyright ©2017 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.) → Read More

Hundreds of Paterson students get free tablets to close 'homework gap'

A new approach to helping kids in school keeps them connected by providing tablets for those who might not have one at home. → Read More

3 sisters living in Brooklyn homeless shelter compete in Junior Olympics

Five days a week, rain or shine, the Sheppard sisters lace up their spikes and hit the track. They have only been running for a year and a half, but they are already competing in the Junior Olympics. → Read More

Connor Golden, teen injured in Central Park explosion, goes home to rehabilitate in Viginia

According to his gofundme page, Connor Golden has left the hospital in New York. → Read More

New obesity treatment targeting hunger hormone showing promise

For the morbidly obese, stopping the hunger cravings can be the biggest challenge. But now, there's a new treatment with no major surgery that targets the hunger hormone. → Read More

Mother's body mistakenly sent to medical college prompts call for new bill in New York state

The son of a woman whose body was mistakenly shipped to a medical school is now urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a new bill. → Read More