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.

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Local Shoppers Take Precautions After Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Ground Turkey

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.

08/04/2011

Luxury car drug carrier

Suffolk County Narcotics Cops Break Up Luxury Car Drug-Smuggling Ring

It was something out of a James Bond movie. Fancy cars with secretly built compartments, concealing stashes of illegal drugs, were driven from California to Long Island.

08/03/2011

FILE - A pharmacist fills a prescription (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Pharmacists Taking Extra Security Precautions In Wake Of Medford Massacre, Farmingville Robbery

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.

07/01/2011

Congregation Aish Kodesh - Woodmere, NY (file / credit: Aish Kodesh)

Woodmere Synagogue Treasurer Accused Of Stealing Funds From Congregation

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.

06/29/2011

Caitlin Ortiz (credit: CBS 2)

Caitlin Ortiz Suing Molloy College For Discrimination After Being Kicked Off Softball Team

Ortiz, the only Hispanic member on the college’s softball team, says school officials overreacted to postings on Facebook and labeled her a ‘thug.”

06/17/2011

Police on Long Island said Cynthia Richardson, 48, enlisted 24-year-old daughter Kizzy Polhill and another teen daughter for a brazen shoplifting scheme. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: L.I. Mother Enlisted 2 Daughters For Brazen Shoplifting Scheme

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.

06/16/2011

Aalique Grahame

Human Error Leads To Co-Valedictorians At Malverne High School

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.

06/15/2011

Firepot

Long Island Backyard Firepot Explosion Part Of Alarming Trend

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.

06/13/2011

Air quality graphic (Credit: AP)

Air Quality A Major Concern During Tri-State’s Sweltering Heat Wave

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.

06/09/2011

Lifeguards on Long Island beach

Swimming Safety A Major Concern On Long Island During Sweltering Heat Wave

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.

06/08/2011

A viewer snapped this photo as wind gusts sent three bouncy houses flying into the air – with kids inside – in Oceanside, leaving 13 people hurt.

Nassau District Attorney Investigating Weekend Bounce House Horror

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.

06/06/2011

Long Island road rage trial

Defense Attorneys Claim LI Road Rage Victim Had Drugs In His System

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.

06/01/2011

Korea vet

Fallen Soldiers Of ‘Forgotten’ Wars Get A Day Of Honor On Long Island

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.

05/30/2011

Jockey Andrew Lakeman

Paralyzed Jockey Returns To Belmont Park As An Inspiration

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.

05/26/2011

School Desks - File / Photo: Ian Waldie/Getty Images

Gov. Cuomo’s Property Tax Cap Met With Stiff Resistance From Teachers

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.

05/25/2011

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