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.

Long Island road rage trial

‘Road Rage’ Trial: Detective Interrogation Video Exclusively Obtained By CBS 2

It was a devastating case of an alleged road rage that made national headlines. The student on trial, accused of killing another driver, said it was a horrible accident and that he feared for his life.


Juror In L.I. Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Accused Of Soliciting Bribe

In a shocking get-rich scheme that backfired, investigators on Long Island said they busted a greedy juror trying to bribe the victim’s family, hoping to get a huge chunk of cash to “fix” the verdict.


Nassau County redistricting proposal

GOP Redistricting Plan Met With Fierce Opposition In Nassau County

It’s an issue that inflames sensitivities — and that’s exactly what’s happening in Nassau County. A proposal to make sweeping changes to district boundaries has virtually everyone upset.


Long Island road rage trial

Road Rage Trial Of Queens College Student Gets Underway On Long Island

In a case that got national attention, a college student is now on trial for running over and killing a Long Island man. Prosecutors call it road rage, but defense attorneys say their client was afraid for his life.


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Long Island Mothers Battling To Put Alleged Drunk Driver Away

Their sons were killed, allegedly by a speeding, unlicensed driver who was never tested for drugs or alcohol. On Thursday two grief-stricken Long Island families were fighting for changes in the legal system.


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The Suffolk County Marine Unit once again had divers using metal detectors and clam rakes search for any evidence of Gilbert.


Packard Convertible for Sale in Amityville, NY (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Amityville Officials Selling Vintage Packard To Trim Budget Gap

Officials will part with the historic 1929 Packard convertible to close a looming budget gap. The car was reportedly used by NYC Mayor Jimmy Walker before he resigned in a corruption scandal in 1932.


Domestic violence

N.Y. Domestic Violence Registry Proposal Met With Big Concerns

It’s a controversial idea from some local lawmakers — registering domestic violence offenders, just like those convicted of sex crimes, on a state-wide database.


Long Island serial killer probe

Expert: Taunting Calls To Victim’s Family Could Be L.I. Serial Killer’s Undoing

The FBI spent Friday searching near Ocean Parkway on Long Island for more bones and clues leading to a possible serial killer.


Search For L.I. Serial Killer Victims To Expand To Nassau County

The intense search for bodies along the Suffolk County’s South Shore was winding down Thursday, as Nassau County and state police said they will pick up the trail next week, moving west to Jones Beach.


First Annual Breast Cancer Survivors Summit Held On Long Island

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Wife Of Cop Killed By Drunk Driver Speaks Out On L.I.

The widow of a police officer killed by a drunk driver gave a heartwrenching address on Long Island, sharing her emotions for the first time to hundreds of police officers on Long Island.


Nassau County Exec Plans Layoffs, Furloughs Amid Budget Woes

Edward Mangano’s proposal includes over $60 million in employee-related cuts, and would impose a 13-day unpaid furlough for county workers.


Nassau County Plans Layoffs, Cuts To Close Budget Gap

It’s a plan that will save the count over $121 million, but it will cost hundreds of jobs.


Local Rescue Workers Hope To Learn From Japan Disaster

Local rescue workers are keeping a close eye on the crisis in Japan, watching and learning in case of a similar disaster in the Tri-State.




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