Raegan Medgie is an award-winning reporter who joined the FOX 5 News Team in June 2017. Prior to FOX 5, Raegan worked at The Weather Channel. Her first day on-air was the launch of AMHQ with Sam Champion. As the Northeast Correspondent based in New York, she became part of “Wake Up With Al” and MSNBC as she criss-crossed the country, chasing storms and humanizing the aftermath. She also worked as a general assignment reporter covering breaking news for WCBS/CBS2 New York. Medgie also filled-in as the entertainment reporter for CBS-FM. Before making New York home, she was a reporter and anchor for WNEP (ABC) Newswatch 16 in Scranton, Pennsylvania; WETM (NBC) in Elmira, New York where she earned an Associated Press Award for Best Enterprise Reporting; and TV2 News in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Her first taste as a reporter began at Temple Update, the student run TV station at her alma mater Temple University in Philadelphia (Go Owls!). Medgie is from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and loves experiencing life with family and friends. She enjoys traveling, running through new neighborhoods, and is a huge supporter of animal rights and welfare. She is married and lives in New York City.
The mask mandate for children 2- 4 years old was supposed to come to an end Monday, but with an uptick in COVID cases Mayor Eric Adams decided to keep the mandate in place.
The Vision Zero Program promised zero deaths by 2024, but trends have been going in the opposite direction.
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge, the impact is being felt at the MTA which is running fewer trains and using some stations as COVID testing sites.
COVID are cases on the rise in New York State. Long Island is reporting more than 2,000 cases. In New York City, there are more than 4,200. Most alarming, says Gov. Kathy Hochul, is increasing hospitalizations.
Due to its high transmissibility, omicron could soon overtake delta as the dominant strain. Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci says omicron appears to cause less severe symptoms than delta.
For those wanting to get that booster shot, you may have to wait as appointments in Manhattan are hard to find.
New York City correction officers have been ordered to start working 12-hour shifts due to 'excessive staff absenteeism.'
It’s looking more like the holiday season in New York City from iconic decorations going up to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returning with crowds.
The outdoor dining structures that were erected as a remedy to keep restaurants afloat during the pandemic could soon become a more permanent sight in the city.
A large group of protesters angry over the city's COVID vaccine mandate blocked garbage trucks from entering a sanitation hub on Staten Island.