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

Photo credit: KYW's Mike Dougherty

New Ryan Howard Training Facility In South Philly Gives Kids The Opportunity To Aim For The Fences

The slugger said it is about giving the kids the resources to succeed on and off the field.

07/21/2016

(credit: CBS3)

PPA Warns Of Stricter Enforcement During DNC

With a flood of people expected to hit Center City for the Democratic National Convention, the Philadelphia Parking Authority says enforcement officers will be a little more strict on certain violations.

07/20/2016

Photo credit: KYW's Mike Dougherty

NJ Police Crack Down On Feeding Seagulls

The seagulls in Ocean City, New Jersey are notoriously aggressive. While it’s been illegal to feed them for quite a while, police are now cracking down on the handouts.

07/16/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Taj Mahal Employees Return To Picket Line

Carrying signs and chanting their displeasure, dozens of disgruntled Local 54 employees marched outside the entrance to the hotel and casino on Saturday.

07/16/2016

TINLEY PARK, IL - DECEMBER 17:  A customer shops for a pistol at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois.  Americans purchased a record number of guns in 2012 and gun makers have reported a record high in demand. Firearm sales have surged recently as speculation of stricter gun laws and a re-instatement of the assault weapons ban following the mass school shooting in Connecticut .   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Agents Take Down Illegal Gun Distribution Network In Philadelphia

Three people have been arrested after the ATF broke up an illegal gun distribution network.

07/15/2016

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

K-9 Units Mark Milestone As They Graduate From Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

Two police officers and their K-9 companions graduated from Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center on Friday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/15/2016

Bartram's Garden (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Historic Bartram’s Garden Home Reopens After Renovation

A nearly $3 million renovation of a historic home and garden is complete and open to visitors at Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia.

07/14/2016

Cadets work to extinguish a fire at the PFD training academy in NE Philadelphia. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Fire Department Looking To Recruit New Members

The Philadelphia Fire Department will soon begin accepting applications to fill a new training class.

07/13/2016

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Commissioner Ross Discusses Plans For Scheduled City Protests

Violence on the streets of Dallas hits close to home for Philadelphia Commissioner Richard Ross.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/08/2016

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Delaware Valley Gets $2 Million Grant To Improve Transportation Hubs

Camden and Philadelphia are sharing a $1.8 million dollar grant to improve transportation hubs.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/07/2016

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Muslims Around The World Celebrate End Of Ramadan

Muslims around the world are celebrating the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan.

07/06/2016

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Wynnefield War Memorial Gets A Clean-Up

An old war memorial in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia is getting spruced up by some neighbors who hope residents take notice.

07/02/2016

(credit: CBS3)

Brawl At Church Fair Lands 3 In Hospital, 4 In Custody

A big brawl at a church fair in Bucks County last night ended with three people being stabbed.

07/01/2016

Unisuit, tights and sports bra developed by Mark Sunderland at a manufacturing facility. (Credit: Philadelphia University)

Philly U. Professor’s Idea Brings Innovation To Olympics

The US Olympic Rowing Team will be wearing state-of-the-art unisuits in Rio.

06/30/2016

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Preparations Underway For July Fourth’s Philly Firework Spectacular

A barge in the Navy Yard is being packed with explosives ahead of this Friday’s fireworks show at Penn’s Landing.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/30/2016

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