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Mike Dougherty

Mike DoughertyMike is a general assignment reporter and editor for KYW Newsradio 1060.

His career at 1060 began as a desk assistant in January ’07. A short nine months later, he was promoted to AM Drive writer while still studying broadcast journalism at Temple University.

He currently resides in South Jersey.

Mike is always looking for a good story idea. If you have one, please send it to dougherty@kyw.com or Twitter @MicDougherty

Jennifer Hill speaking at event in Dilworth Park. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Backpack Challenge Kicks Off In Effort To Provide School Supplies For Foster Children

The Backpack Challenge was born in Philadelphia and has now expanded to other cities, including Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland.

07/29/2015

Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: It’s Difficult To Find A Nice Apartment In Philly

The high end apartments, also known as Class A apartments, are scarce at best.

07/29/2015

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St. Joe’s Plays Host To 33rd Annual Riyaadah Games

Thousands of Muslims from throughout the country are visiting Philadelphia this weekend for the 33rd annual Riyaadah Games at St. Joseph’s University.

07/25/2015

Upper Darby's Summer Stage program particiates in kNOw Tech-a-thon.(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Teens Disconnect From Technology To Raise Money For Anti-Bullying Charity

At 7 a.m., 17-year-old Anastasia and some others handed in their phones and had to entertain themselves the old-fashioned way.

07/24/2015

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Center City Residents Start Making Plans Ahead Of Pope’s Visit

Many residents and people who work in the city are starting to think about how they will get around when Pope Francis is in town.

07/17/2015

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MANNA Honors Businessman On SHK Day Of Caring

Businessman and philanthropist Steven H. Korman was honored with a special designation by MANNA today for his continued support.

07/15/2015

File photo of a Camden County police car.  (credit: Mike DeNardo)

100th Fatal Overdose Prevented By Narcan In Camden

Officers found a 21-year-old Delran man unconscious and turning blue in the driver’s seat of his car. He came to after a dose of Narcan.

07/12/2015

Juliana Noone teaching children about gardening at The Please Touch Museum. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

The Please Touch Museum Debuts Gardening Program

Peppers, green beans and squash are just some of the veggies growing in this little garden outside the museum walls.

07/11/2015

Officials held a ribbon cutting for the start of the 106th NAACP Convention held in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

106th Annual NAACP Convention Opened In Philadelphia With Ribbon Cutting

Officials cut the ribbon, officially opening this year’s convention. NAACP president Cornell William Brooks is excited about the events that will take place over the next four days.

07/11/2015

(The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board holds a hearing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on the renewal application of Sugarhouse Casino.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Pa. Casino Regulators Hear Sugarhouse Request For 3-Year License Renewal

Management spoke about how the gambling hall has been a responsible neighbor in Fishtown while keeping more than 1,200 jobs in the city.

07/09/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Annual Reading of Declaration of Independence Draws Hundreds in Old City

It was on this date, 239 years ago, that residents of the colonies heard the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence, bringing the high-stakes rebellion into the spotlight.

07/08/2015

(Wheelchair users and others get their first look at new Philadelphia taxicabs designed to serve their needs.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

New Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs Begin Rolling Onto Philadelphia’s Streets

A Dodge Journey van was the first wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV) to hit the road since 50 new WAV taxi medallions were sold by the PPA.

07/02/2015

(The US Coast Guard and Philadelphia Police stage a mock "boating while intoxicated" arrest on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In and Around Philadelphia, Holiday Weekend Warnings About DUI

Officials are warning people not to drink and drive, on the roads or on the water.

07/01/2015

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Teachers Learn Latest Classroom Technology At Conference In Philadelphia

It’s an informational expo where educators learn how to make use of technology in the classroom.

06/29/2015

Wenonah, NJ (credit: CBSPhilly)

Tens Of Thousands Still Without Power In South Jersey

Work continues to turn on electricity in South Jersey and some people are getting impatient.

06/27/2015

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