Kristina Dougherty

Kristina Dougherty (CBS Philly)

Kristina Dougherty (CBS Philly)

Kristina Dougherty joined CBS 3 in 2012 as a newsroom assistant and became a member of the CBS Philly digital content production team in 2013.

Kristina produces daily breaking new articles, feature and lifestyle content as well as maintaining production of social pages for CBS Philly.

She is a native of Northeast Philadelphia and a 2012 graduate of Rowan University in South Jersey, where she now resides.

On the side, Kristina is an avid reader and animal lover.

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Cops: Beer Store Owner Charged After Shooting Alleged Teen Vandal

Police say a store owner is charged after he shot a teenager who was allegedly vandalizing his beer store.


Police: Purse-Snatcher Slashes Victim’s Arm Attempting To Steal Bag

The woman attempted to take the victim’s purse by slicing the strap with a knife.


Report: NJ Ranks Among Top 10 Gambling-Addicted States

WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states to determine where excessive gambling is most prevalent.


McDonald’s Drive-Thru Pit Stop Leads To Facebook Killer

Pennsylvania State Police say the manhunt for the alleged ‘Facebook killer’ Steve Stephens is over.


Reward Offered After Cat Shot And Killed In Bensalem

Authorities say Scooby was shot on April 10 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.


Software Developer Creates Snail Mail Tool After He’s Unable To Reach Sen. Toomey

A local software developer has launched a side project to make it easier for residents to contact U.S. Congress members and senators by snail mail.


Elmwood Park Zoo Seeks Public’s Help In Naming 2 Newborn Jaguar Cubs

The zoo says the cubs are becoming increasingly active and quite the handful for their mother, Inka.


Report: Pennsylvania 20th Best State For First-Time Homebuyers compiled a list of the toughest and easiest states for people buying homes for the first time.


Former Police Officer Charged After Allegedly Firing Into Vehicle, Injuring Teen Girl

The incident happened just before 10 p.m. on Feb. 18. in Upper Gwynedd Township.


Police Department Helps Girl, 10, With Homework After She Messages Them On Facebook

Her mother shared the exchange on her Facebook page.


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Woman Uses Powerful Photo Of Over 450 IVF Needles To Reveal Pregnancy

A Texas woman’s Facebook post showing two baby onesies surrounded by hundreds of IVF needles is going viral.


Wawa In Chadds Ford To Feature Beer Sales And Restaurant-Style Seating

The store is located on the 700 block of Naamans Creek Road in Chadds Ford.


NJ Trooper Offers Perfect Way For Couple To Tell Family They’re Expecting

New Jersey State Police wrote on the post, “Well done, Tpr. Olsen, well done.”



Study: Dogs Don’t Like Rude, Unhelpful People

A new study found dogs and monkeys tend to shy away from rude people.


Video: Search Continues For Suspect Who Allegedly Stole Vehicle With Baby In Back Seat

Authorities say the suspect who stole the vehicle dropped off the child off less than a block away.


SURPRISE: Jaguar Unexpectedly Gives Birth To Cubs At Elmwood Park Zoo

Zoo officials say the unexpected birth happened in the early morning hours of January 24.


Cops: Girl, 13, Realizes She Has Been Shot While Walking Home

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Juliana Terrace and found the victim sitting on a couch in the living room.


Young Red Panda Goes Missing From Virginia Zoo

Officials say 19-month-old Sunny was last seen around 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23.


Police: Man’s Ear Bitten Off During Argument About President Trump

Police say the victim ran to a nearby gas station to seek help.


Orlando Police Thank Philly Officer For Portrait Of Fallen Sergeant

Master Sgt. Debra Clayton was shot and killed outside of a Walmart on Monday. She was a 17 year veteran of the force.


South Jersey Woman Seeks Public’s Help In Finding Lost Pet Duck

A Toms River woman is hopeful that her missing pet duck, Clumsy, will return home soon.


Cops: Man Threatens Wawa Worker: ‘Do What I Say Or I’ll Blow Your Head Off’

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. at the Wawa store on the 4500 block of Castor Avenue.


UPS, FedEx Reportedly Struggling To Keep Up With Holiday Shipping Demands

As more and more people do their holiday shopping online, there are reports that UPS and FedEx are struggling to keep up with the shipping volume.


That College Degree May Come With Some Weight Gain, Study Finds

Researchers say the study highlights the need for weight control interventions to target more than just freshman college students.


Man Charged After Allegedly Telling Passerby He Killed His Mother

A mother was found dead inside of her Bucks County home and police say her son is the killer.


Woman Facing Charges For Allegedly Stealing Baby Jesus Statue

Authorities say the statue was recovered at the St. Luke’s Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township.


Caught On Video: Suspects Get Into Altercation With Officer Trying To Stop Robbery

The incident was caught on surveillance video.


Philadelphia Makes List Of Top Places To Travel In 2017

And it’s no surprise (to us, at least) the City of Brotherly Love made the cut.


Study: Just 1 Cigarette A Day Can Lead To Earlier Death

The study found those who smoke between one and 10 cigarettes had an 87 percent risk of earlier death than nonsmokers.



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