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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.

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

L.I. Suspect’s Father Says Death Of Son & Officer Breitkopf Was Preventable

On Tuesday, David Digeronimo, the suspect’s father, spoke to CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan and said he told police to “put the guns away.”

03/15/2011

In this photo released by Nexco East Japan, a worker inspects a caved-in section of the Joban Motorway near Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, after one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in Japan slammed its eastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Nexco East Japan via kyodo News)

Expert: In Case Of Massive Tsunami Long Island Would Be Doomed

As the horror of the historic Japan earthquake and devastating tsunami is broadcast across our television screens, anxious homeowners who live in local coastal communities are asking: could it happen here?

03/11/2011

Hempstead Village

Hempstead Village Mayor: We Are Not ‘Boozetown, USA’

It is an unflattering and unwanted reputation – being known as “Boozetown, USA.” The mayor of Hempstead Village on Long Island is on a crusade to rid his proud community of the drinking capitol stigma.

03/04/2011

NYS Inmates Being Prosecuted For Abusive Phone Calls

New York State prison inmates who call their victims are learning the consequences of their words. The state is listening in — in a powerful effort to break the cycle of abuse.

03/01/2011

Stephanie Finnerty (Photo/CBS 2)

L.I. Mom Gets Probation For Sexual Relationship With Teen Boy

Stephanie Finnerty, of Oceanside, was sentenced Monday after being charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

02/28/2011

Union Baptist Church may have burned down last week, but parishioners say they'll rebuild - with help from the New Rochelle community. (Photo: CBS 2)

Parishioners Vow To Rebuild After New Rochelle Church Fire

One of Westchester County’s oldest African American congregations may have lost their church in lastMonday’s devastating fire, but new doors opened for them on Sunday.

02/20/2011

Pothole

Frustration Grows For Pothole-Dodging Drivers On L.I.

The Long Island Expressway was brought to its knees Wednesday by pothole repair crews, as emergency workers tried to keep up with the ripped up roads.

02/09/2011

Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Bail Set For Truck Driver Accused In L.I. Cop’s Death

A truck driver accused of falling asleep at the wheel and killing a Long Island police officer appeared in court Tuesday. Bail was set at $90,000 bond and $47,500 cash for John Kaley.

02/08/2011

Even after the snow had stopped falling in the Tri-State, massive snow banks linger as a hazard for drivers and pedestrians. (Credit: CBS 2)

Snow Banks Posing Yet Another Hazard After Winter Storms

At least one big hazard lingers in the Tri-State after the winter storms have departed – towering piles of snow that can hamper a driver’s view.

02/03/2011

Kayla Gerdes in April 2010 (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Accused In L.I. Doctor’s Death: I’m No Monster

Months after retired Hempstead doctor Rebecca Twine was killed mowing her lawn, the woman charged in her death was apologetic Tuesday and told reporters she was “really sorry.”

01/25/2011

Facebook Homepage - File / Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

‘Nasty’ Facebook Page Shut Down On Long Island

Police on Long Island have shutdown a “nasty” Facebook page that detailed alleged sexual encounters of female students at Uniondale High School.

01/19/2011

Erin Malloy-McArdle, 18, suffered fatal head injuries after losing control and crashing into a tree while skiing in the Catskills.

Long Island Teen Dies In Catskills Skiing Accident

Police said 18-year-old Erin Clare Malloy-McArdle of North Bellmore lost control at high speed and hit a tree at the Windham Mountain Ski Resort.

01/17/2011

Thousands on Long Island say they were scammed by Scott Cicerone, who is accused of holding a fraudulent raffle for a $1.6 million waterfront home on a Massapequa canal. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Accused Of Swindling $100K In House Raffle Scam

Imagine buying tickets to win a million-dollar waterfront home – only to be told the house isn’t even for sale. It happened to thousands on Long Island after an alleged house raffle scam.

01/13/2011

Car stuck in snowbank in Plainview, L.I. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Eastern Long Island Digs Out From Latest Snowstorm

Officials on eastern Long Island say some areas were hit by up to 17 inches of snow during an overnight storm, causing dozens of fender-benders but no injuries.

01/12/2011

Queens snow removal

Snow Removal Border War Between Queens, Nassau

One side of the street is a snowy mess, but the other is lean and clear. Why the difference? That was the situation on Wednesday in Nassau County’s Floral Park and Little Neck, just across the street in Queens.

12/29/2010

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