Jennifer 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.
The turkey on the shelves now is considered safe, but one person in California has died and at least 76 people have fallen ill and the number is growing.
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In the wake of the Medford pharmacy massacre and a robbery less than four miles away a week later, pharmacists say they’re taking precautions to protect their stores, their staff and their customers.
Nassau County police say Isaac Zucker of Woodmere, was arrested around 2 a.m. Wednesday and charged with grand larceny. He is accused of stealing $600,000 over a three-year period from the Congregation Aish Kodesh while serving as treasurer.
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Police said a brazen shoplifting mother enlisted her own children to help swindle and steal $2,500 of merchandise from the bustling JC Penney in the Green Acres Mall.
A Long Island high school was apologizing on Wednesday to two families, following an honor uproar when a mix-up over class ranking accidentally named the graduate in second place as class valedictorian.
The said it was like napalm exploding in a flash. Several fires are raising questions about the safety of firepots, meant to light up backyards and keep mosquitoes away.
As high heat and humidity mix with pollution from power plants and motor vehicles, emergency health advisories and warnings were issued. Poor air quality can be very harmful, especially for those with asthma.
Thousands of people jammed Long Island’s South Shore, hoping cool breezes and ocean waters would save them from the sweltering temperatures.However, some beaches were closed and safety was a concern, reports CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan.
The Nassau district attorney has opened an investigation into the bouncy house incident in Oceanside that left 13 people, including several young children, injured Saturday.
There were fireworks in a Long Island courtroom Wednesday, as attorneys for the suspect in an explosive road rage trial claimed the victim had drugs in his system.
For years, some families of Korean and Vietnam war veterans felt their brave loved ones were overlooked. But on Monday on Long Island, seven soldiers from the same home town were finally acknowledged for their courage and bravery decades ago.
A professional jockey riding a race on Long Island was nearly killed in a horrifying accident on the track four years ago. On Thursday, the wheelchair-bound athlete showed the new meaning in his life, and the miracle comeback fueled with perseverance and inspiration.
Residents in many of the higher tax counties in New York – such as Westchester and those on Long Island – have been crying out for property tax relief for years.