May 6, 1999 |
A parole board has voted to release Amy Fisher after nearly seven years in prison for shooting her lover's wife in the face, Associated Press has learned. A state official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said Wednesday that a three-member panel voted, 2-1, to release Fisher. She is expected to be freed next week. Fisher, 24, was interviewed by the panel Tuesday at Albion Correctional Facility in western New York and was to be notified today of its decision.
July 31, 2004 |
Amy Fisher, the former gun-toting teen who spent seven years in prison for shooting her lover's wife in the face, has an autobiography called "If I Knew Then ... " due out in the fall. Fisher, who turns 30 in two weeks, is now married and raising a young son in an undisclosed Long Island, N.Y., community, said her co-author, Robbie Woliver. Woliver is also the editor in chief of the Long Island Press, a free weekly that has featured Fisher as a columnist for the last several years.
July 25, 1996
Amy Fisher, who charges she has been raped, photographed nude and sexually harassed by prison guards, filed a lawsuit seeking nearly half a billion dollars in damages. Fisher, 21, is serving five to 15 years at New York's Albion Correctional Facility for shooting the wife of her former lover, Joey Buttafuoco. State officials said the suit is a ploy by Fisher to get transferred to a federal prison closer to her home.
December 28, 1992 |
Coming tonight, Amy Fisher I. Coming next week, II and III. Fisher, the teen-ager now imprisoned for shooting a woman whose husband she contended was her lover, has her say in the NBC movie "Amy Fisher: My Story," airing at 9 p.m. on Channels 4, 36 and 39. It's an entertainment movie that NBC News has hyped on "Today," and in last week's "Dateline," Fisher herself was interviewed. Her story is not Joey Buttafuoco's story.
November 16, 1993 |
Joey Buttafuoco, the married man who belatedly admitted an affair with the underage Amy Fisher, was sentenced Monday to the maximum six months in jail for statutory rape. Buttafuoco, handcuffed and smirking, also was fined $5,000 and put on five years' probation. Only minutes earlier, Fisher, now 19, faced Buttafuoco for the first time since she shot his wife, Mary Jo, on May 19, 1992.
March 19, 1993 |
That war of the TV movies about the Amy Fisher scandal has been transferred to video. All three films about the teen-age Fisher, who's in jail for shooting the wife of her alleged lover, Joey Buttafuoco, aired within a week of each other a few months ago and got good ratings. Now the trio is due on video about the same time too.