Shirleen previously worked at News 12 Connecticut, News 12 Long Island, and News 12 the Bronx. The Bronx is where she honed her skills shooting, writing, and editing all of her stories on her own.
Shirleen is from Ozone Park, Queens, and most of her family still call the borough home. She is a graduate of Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, where she earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.
In her spare time, Shirleen enjoys volunteering, testing her skills in the kitchen, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.
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.
Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle in royal wedding
Kensington Palace says Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle in her wedding to Prince Harry.
Royal Wedding means economy boom for Britain, plus betting the odds
Royal wedding organizers rehearsed the proceedings set to take place in Windsor - but without the bride and groom.
Meghan Markle's mom in London for last-minute royal wedding preps
Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland has been in London for several days now, helping her daughter with last-minute wedding preps. And that means the 61-year-old social worker and yoga instructor is meeting Prince Harry's relatives for the very first time.
Viewing parties in NY 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.
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.
Shirleen Allicot's flavorful chicken curry recipe for Mother's Day
Shirleen Allicot's shares her flavorful chicken curry recipe and shows how easy - even for new mothers - to cook for Mother's day. Holiday Recipes is sponsored by Optimum.
'1-in-a-million' identical triplets surprise Kansas couple
A couple was happy -- and nervous - to welcome a "one-in-a-million" set of identical triplets.
Holiday recipes: Shirleen Allicot's beef jerky fried rice
See how Shirleen Allicot makes beef jerky fried rice
FDNY trains to battle fires in apartments with hoarding problems
A training exercise at Randall's Island is a bird's eye view of what happens when a firefighter encounters hoarding, which apparently is quite frequent.