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

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Man In Police Custody After East Norriton Shooting

Reports of shots fired were first placed just before midnight. Residents at the DeKalb Apartments told 9-1-1 operators that at least 6 shots were fired.

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Oil Expert: Tumbling Gas Prices Should Continue The Trend

Oil analyst Tom Kloza says the lowest prices might be ahead in November and December.

10/19/2014

Derek Weidman takes part in the first annual Old City Festival. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Packed Streets Marked The First Annual Old City Festival

Today was the first annual Old City Festival, a day for retailers and restaurateurs to showcase the best of what they have to offer.

10/12/2014

2014 Columbus Day Parade in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Other Cities Changed The Name, But Philadelphians Celebrate Columbus Day With Parade

While two American cities have decided to remove Christopher Columbus’ name from the holiday, Philadelphia is sticking with tradition.

10/12/2014

Dr. Kenneth Lacovara leads the dig. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Thousands Dig For Fossils In South Jersey

More than 1,300 people searched for fossils at a massive dig site in South Jersey Saturday.

09/27/2014

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Wine Lovers Dream In AC This Weekend

Thousands will be on the Atlantic City boardwalk this weekend for the fall Wine Promenade.

09/26/2014

(A group of Philadelphia congregations announce they will provide sanctuary for unauthorized immigrants facing deportation.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

11 Philadelphia Congregations Promise Sanctuary For Immigrants Facing Deportation

“The goal is to make President Obama act,” said Peter Pedemonti, executive director of the New Sanctuary Movement.

09/24/2014

A fan reacts to a touchdown in the third quarter by DeSean Jackson #11 of the Washington Redskins against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 21, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mostly Boos For Jackson In Return To Philly

Former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson made his return to Lincoln Financial Field Sunday as a member of the Washington Redskins and the fans greeted him with a chorus of boos.

09/21/2014

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Philadelphia Union Announces 4-Year Partnership Extension With Army And Naval Academy

Philadelphia is already the unofficial home for the Army-Navy football game.

09/21/2014

The 60th annual Hero Thrill Show is taking place in South Philadelphia, proceeds go to benefit the families of fallen police and fire firefighters. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Hero Thrill Show In South Philadelphia Benefits Families Of Fallen Police And Firefighters

This year’s grand marshal is boxing champ Bernard Hopkins, who is blown away by tens of thousands of people who showed up and honored to be a part of the event.

09/20/2014

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New DNA Evidence Gets Retrial For Man Convicted Of Murder

A convicted murderer will get a retrial after new DNA evidence links another man to the rape and murder of a 77-year-old woman in 1991.

09/20/2014

(Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf speaks with students and local officials in a classroom of the STEM Academy, in Chester, Pa.   Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Candidate Tom Wolf Promises Shale Fracking Tax Revenue For Pa. Schools

Students asked Wolf how he would help the struggling Chester-Upland School District if he’s elected governor. He told them a five-percent severence tax on Marcellus Shale would go a long way.

09/18/2014

Dr. Danielle Bassett, a researcher from the University of Pennsylvania, was among 21 people awarded a prestigious grant Wednesday. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Penn Researcher Wins MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Grant’

The MacArthur Foundation made her the youngest recipient of this year’s so-called “Genius Grant” for her work with complex systems.

09/17/2014

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Police: Norristown Man Electrocuted While Attempting To Steal Copper Wiring

Authorities say Norristown a man was killed while attempting extract copper wiring from high-voltage electrical box in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

09/13/2014

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Inside The Regusters Jury Room: ‘Unsettling’ Reactions From Defendant

One juror who helped return the six “guilty” verdicts against kidnapper and child molester Christina Regusters said it was “heartwrenching” to hear testimony from the victim and the victim’s mother.

09/12/2014

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