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

A conference in Philadelphia on improved special education. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

How Including Special Ed Students In Class Can Raise Bar For All

Teachers, parents and advocates for improved special education attended a conference Wednesday.

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CORTE MADERA, CA - OCTOBER 16:  A motorcyclist rides between cars in slow moving traffic on Highway 101 October 16, 2007 in Corte Madera, California. Motorcycle deaths are on the rise in California with 433 deaths in 2006, up from 275 in 2000. Officials estimate that deaths are up another 8 percent this year as sales of powerful motorcycle continue on an upward trend.   (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Long Standing Traffic Law Is Updated In PA

The change takes effect September 19th…


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Backpack Giveaway Helps Families Get Jump Start On Back-To-School Shopping

Classes resume in just a couple of weeks, and students and parents are getting into the back to school spirit.


Steve Burton and Doug Davidson (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Soap Stars In Philly During Open Casting Call For The Young And The Restless

Steve Burton and Doug Davidson from The Young and the Restless are in Philadelphia during an open casting call for the soap.


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Khaki Shorts For Men In Workplace? The Debate Is Heating Up

July was the hottest month on Earth in recorded history, and August is pumping out one 90-plus degree day after another. But as temperatures change, dress codes do not.


Kathleen Sharkey of the United States falls as she is tackled during the women's pool B match between the United States and Japan on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Philly-Based Sports Psychologist Helps Keep U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team Focused

The U.S. Women’s Field Hockey team continues its march toward an Olympic gold medal tonight in Rio with a game against Great Britain. A sports psychologist from Philadelphia is helping keep their minds sharp.


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Don’t Bug Out! Philly Museum Crawling With Insects This Weekend

Atlas Beetles, Tarantula Hawk Wasps and hundreds of other insects will be at the Academy of Natural Sciences.


DA Seth Williams announces charges against 32 people in auto theft ring. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Authorities Break Up Massive Auto Theft Ring In Philadelphia

Thirty-two people have been charged in what Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams called a massive auto theft operation.


(A sign placed by Septa at the Regional Rail station in Langhorne, Pa.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

‘Out Of The Darkness’ Walk Aims To Raise Suicide Awareness

A walk in South Jersey aims to raise suicide awareness while also helping people cope with loss.


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2 Arrested After Video Of NE Philly Wawa Brawl Goes Viral

Two people have been arrested and face a number of charges related to a brawl inside of a Wawa in Northeast Philadelphia.


(A backpack gets loaded with school supplies..

Local Bank Helps Needy Students With Back-To-School Shopping

Tens of thousands of students from low-income families will start the school year with the supplies they need thanks to a grant from Citizens Bank.


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Tennis Legend Serves Up Something Special For Mayor Kenney

Billie Jean King made Mayor Kenney an honorary team member and presented him with a jersey.


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PA SPCA Encourages Cat Adoptions By Reducing Fees

Animal shelters across the country waived or reduced fees on cat adoptions today in an effort to clear some space.


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Water Main Break Prompts Boil Water Advisory In Some Camden Neighborhoods

Low water pressure is the result of a water main break and that’s cause for concern.


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Thousands Of Journalists Get Taste Of Philly While Covering DNC

Thousands of journalists in town covering the event who have high praise for the host city.



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