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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SEPTA Urging Riders To Put Safety First As Holiday Travel Season Approaches

SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams says passengers should wait until they take a seat before checking their texts and emails.

11/23/2014

A SEPTA train.  (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

New Exhibit At 3 SEPTA Stations Provides Glimpse Into The Dreams Of Children Around The World

“Dreams in Transit” shows off the artwork of students in grades K-12. Each one is a small flag with the dreams of that child.

11/23/2014

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NFL Concussion Court Hearing In Philadelphia

A federal judge Wednesday listened to opponents of a settlement between the NFL and the players association that would provide compensation and medical care for those who suffer from cognitive disorders resulting from head injuries.

11/19/2014

(Independence Blue Cross CEO Dan Hilferty is flanked by Philadelphia Police Foundation president Maureen Rush, holding black vest, and Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, holding white vest.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Huge Gift From Health Insurer Will Go Toward Bulletproof Vests For Philly’s Finest

Independence Blue Cross is giving the Philadelphia Police Department $100,000 to buy bulletproof vests.

11/13/2014

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Philadelphia Residents Crossing County Lines To Save Cigarette Money

Philadelphia’s new cigarette tax for school funding has smokers “crossing the border” to save some cash.

11/13/2014

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Group Of Young Break Dancers Dazzle Crowd At LOVE Park

Those watching were in awe Saturday as three boys put on an impromptu break dancing performance.

11/08/2014

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Roots Musician Helps Unveil Mural In South Philadelphia

The colorful portrait of Dr. Shawn White, an AIDS and community activist who died last year, was unveiled Saturday with the help of his friend Tariq Trotter, AKA Black Thought from The Roots.

11/08/2014

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Police: Darby Borough Man Arrested In Sexual Assault Of Teen

Police in Darby Borough say a 18-year-old man is in jail and facing sexual assault and kidnapping charges for an alleged attack on a 14-year-old girl this week.

11/07/2014

(The "Rachel Challenge" program visits Bishop Eustace Prep, in Pennsauken, NJ.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Even After Death, One Columbine Victim Sets Example For NJ Students

The powerful program at Bishop Eustace Prep took students through the life of young Rachel Scott as she worked to make a difference in the world through small gestures of kindness.

11/05/2014

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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.

10/21/2014

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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

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