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Jennifer McLogan

jennifermclogan1 Jennifer McLoganJennifer McLogan returned to WCBS-TV in 1993 to cover Long Island after first reporting for the station in 1982.

In the years between, she worked for CBS affiliate WBBM-TV in Chicago and for NBC Network News where she reported for The NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and NBC Sportsworld. She began her career in Boston, first as a writer for WEEI-AM, CBS all-news radio, and then as a reporter and anchor for WHDH-AM, before moving into television as a reporter and a weekend anchor for WBZ-TV.

McLogan has been recognized for her coverage of breaking news with her first-on-the-scene reports of the Long Island Railroad shooting, the crash of TWA flight 800, the Belle Harbor crash of American Airlines flight 587, the Philadelphia Police firebombing of the headquarters of the radical group MOVE, the death of Arthur Ashe, and the guilty verdict in the Long Island DWI “limo murder” trial. For her reporting, she is the recipient of national and local Emmys as well as awards from the Associated Press, American Women in Radio and Television, and the Long Island Coalition for Fair Broadcasting.

McLogan holds an honors B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.F.A. from Brandeis University. She is a self-confessed sports fanatic, who was a letter winner on the very first woman’s NCAA varsity basketball team at Michigan and then on the swimming team at Brandeis.

McLogan lives in Garden City, NY with her husband and three children.

Some Long Island residents are up in arms over this road which was paved...and then dug up the next day(credit: CBS 2)

Botched Road Project Leaves Huntington Residents In An Uproar

After years of complaints that it was “bumpy” and “pot-holed”, the town of Huntington finally spent thousands to repave Oakland Avenue. Neighborhood residents were ecstatic until it was suddenly dug up again.

12/01/2011

Lisa Ruosso

LSAT Extension Denied For Long Island Woman With Cognitive Disorder

A Long Island woman is suing after being denied a request for extra time during the LSAT. Lisa Rousso suffers from a cognitive disorder that inhibits her ability to process information. CBS2′s Jennifer McLogan has the story…

11/30/2011

Ellen Gabriel told her story Wednesday to CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan. (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: L.I. Victim Of ‘Mini-Madoff’ Swindle Speaks Out About Plight

Ellen Gabriel, of East Yaphank, is now working three jobs in salons to just get by after her life was upended by Nicholas Cosmo, who ripped off 4,000 innocent victims

11/02/2011

The office of Dr. Peter Lesniewski, who was charged in October 2011 in the alleged LIRR disability scheme. (credit: CBS 2 | Inset: File Photo)

FBI Could Make More Arrests In LIRR Disability Fraud Scheme

“I believe they were gaming the system and it is the responsibility of the Long Island Rail Road, and it has been my responsibility since 2008 to change the culture at this railroad,” LIRR President Helena Williams said.

10/28/2011

Student loan relief

Students On Loan Debt Plan: Nice Job Mr. President, But You Can Do Better

Outside of mortgages, student loans are the top source of household debt. As many as 30,000 petitioners recently went onto the White House website begging for student loan relief. And they are going to get it.

10/26/2011

Leonard Schaier, Citizens for Quiet Skies over North Hempstead, with new FAA map (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

New Flight Patterns Sending More Commercial Jets Over Nassau County

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday it is now rerouting 200 planes a day. Instead of flying south to go west, these jets will now fly north — over Long Island’s “Gold Coast” — and residents are crying foul.

10/20/2011

Darnell Anderson is accused of drag racing with his young children in the car. (credit: Suffolk County Police | background: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Police: Alleged LIE Drag Racing Dad Had No License

Three strikes, you’re out. Police said he had no license, was drag racing in the middle of the night and brought his children along for the dangerous drive.

10/18/2011

Brian Steele speaks with CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan. (credit: CBS 2)

Boyfriend Of Kayla Gerdes Speaks To CBS 2 As Manslaughter Trial Is Delayed

Gerdes’ trial was supposed to begin this week, nearly 18 months to the day after she allegedly climbed behind the wheel of a van and ran over and killed a beloved doctor while high on Xanax and Oxycodone.

10/12/2011

Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Feds Strongly Recommend Safety Upgrade For Stretch Of LIE After Cop’s Death

There is danger on one of the most heavily traveled roads in America. A federal study out Thursday recommends a 7.2-mile stretch of the Long Island Expressway undergo immediate safety changes.

10/06/2011

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

Commuters Give LIRR Earful Over Last Week’s Shutdown

Sick of being stranded, Long Island Rail Road commuters are demanding a back-up plan and full accountability following the system-wide shut down caused by last week’s lightning strike.

10/03/2011

Samuel Eshaghoff escorted by police on Long Island on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Students At Center Of Great Neck SAT Scandal Say They Were Double-Crossed

Seven students at Great Neck North High School have been arrested, but now some of them say they are being victimized twice. They’re blaming it on a set-up by the district attorney.

09/28/2011

Taylor Cavalieri (photo via Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Couple Arrested Under Social Host Law Months After Teen’s Death

Police said the teen stumbled away from the Dix Hills house party with alcohol in her system and was struck and killed as she tried to walk across the nearby parkway.

09/22/2011

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Long Island Budgets Cuts Having Major Impact On Students

All 124 districts are reeling from a record island-wide loss of $206 million in state aid for this school year.

09/16/2011

George Daw

Long Island Bus Driver Fired After Rescuing 3 Police Detectives During Hail Storm

A Long Island school bus driver was called into his boss’ office expecting commendation. Instead, he said he was fired for helping three police officers stranded in a violent storm — and transporting them in his school bus.

08/08/2011

Meat at Grocery Store (credit: AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Rising Food Prices Force Consumers To Cut Back On Groceries

According to a new Siena College research poll, talk of the default and Wall Street’s plunge are worrying shoppers.

08/05/2011

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