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

(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

(A toppled tree in a backyard awaits removal.  Photo by KYW's Pat Toddy)

Local Power Outages Could Last Into The Weekend

Persistent power outages continue to make life difficult for more than 200,000 people around the Delaware Valley and South Jersey.

06/25/2015

File photo. (Credit: KYW/CBS)

Storms Cause SEPTA Rail Suspensions For Wednesday Morning Commute

Downed trees and power outages have cause suspensions on regional rails.

06/24/2015

Downed tree on power lines in Chester County. (Credit: Pat Toddy/KYW)

Thousands Remain Without Power After Tuesday’s Storms

High winds from last night’s storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people, and many outages remain this morning.

06/24/2015

Phillies fans enjoying Fathers Day at the ballpark. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Special Fathers Day At The Ballpark For Phillies Fans

Baseball is a big part of life for Bart and his son Graham, even when the Phillies stink.

06/21/2015

Lawrence Hamm, organizer of the Million People's March, speaking to activists. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Activists Call For An End To Racist Violence

Lawrence Hamm is organizing the July 25th Million People’s March in Newark, New Jersey. He says it’s all about unity.

06/20/2015

Donuts for Dads is a tradition at West Philadelphia Achievement Charter Elementary School. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

West Philly School Shows Appreciation For Dads With Breakfast

It was an early Father’s Day gift Friday morning for dads in West Philadelphia as a school opened early to serve breakfast.

06/19/2015

(Three Renoir paintings show couples dancing.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Phila. Art Museum Readies New Exhibit of Impressionism

“Discovering the Impressionists” is a breathtaking display of works by Monet, Renoir, Manet, and others.

06/18/2015

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People From Across America Visit Philadelphia To Celebrate Flag Day

Sunday was Flag Day — and a celebration of all things stars and stripes was happening in Old City Philadelphia where this nation’s flag was created.

06/14/2015

(A young father and his children escape from the heat in the Love Park fountain, near 15th St. and JFK Blvd.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In Center City Philadelphia, Some Getting Respite With a Dip in a Fountain

Swimming and playing in the Love Park fountain is not allowed, but those rules are loosely enforced on days like this.

06/12/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

Little League’s Taney Dragons Collect a Hometown Sportsmanship Award

The magical, yearlong ride for the Taney Dragons continues, as the Little League baseball team was being honored with the prestigious John Wanamaker Athletic Award.

06/12/2015

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Lawyers Representing Amtrak Derailment Victims Still Have Many Questions

An attorney representing Amtrak derailment victims says word that the train engineer wasn’t talking, texting, or using data on his cell phone leading up to the crash raises more questions.

06/11/2015

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