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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 or Twitter @MicDougherty

Sara James and other students from School of Rock Cherry Hill show off their skills on the Battleship New Jersey. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Teens Rock Out Aboard Battleship New Jersey

More than 200 School of Rock students are showing their stuff on stage this weekend.


Ameri-Corps volunteers at the City Year pep rally. Uka Ekwerike, who spoke with KYW's Mike Dougherty, is on the right in the front row. (Credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio)

Pep Rally Kicks Off City Year In Philadelphia

“Where City Year engages, we have increased attendance,” says Philadelphia Schools Superintendent William Hite.


Mayor Leo McCabe's office overlooks the development of mixed use buildings on Rowan Boulevard in Glassboro. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Glassboro Continues Growth As Rowan University Does The Same

Glassboro, New Jersey is in a state of transition as millions of dollars are being poured into development while Rowan University continues to grow.


City Council president Darrell Clarke and councilman Bill Green attend the ribbon cutting. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Aldi Opens Several New Stores, One In Philadelphia

The new store at 31st Street and Girard Avenue is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.


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FAA: Drones Banned During Papal Visit

Philadelphia will be a “no drone zone” when Pope Francis comes to town in September.


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Rowers With Disabilities Took To The Schuylkill River For The Bayada Regatta

All of the rowers have overcome tremendous challenges to compete, including Maddie Jones of Villanova, who has cerebral palsy.


Students use geometry to paint a mural in Fishtown. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Geometry Used To Create Street Art In Fishtown

The perfectly formed shapes add pops of color to a wall along Frankford Avenue. This is result of classroom study taken to the street.


Senator Bob Casey talks about the Youth Promise Act during a visit to Philadelphia. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Senator Casey Pushes Bill Aimed At Reducing Youth Crime Rates

Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey is seeking support for a bill that he is sponsoring in Washington that would provide more funding to prevent crime committed by young people.


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Police: Man Reportedly Armed With Sword In NE Philly

Authorities are unaware if there are any hostages.


(US Sen. Bob Casey, in file photo. Credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Asks Federal Officials To Review Nursing Home Rating System

Each nursing home receives a score in three categories and a facility’s rating is often the first thing a family looks at when considering where to put their loved one.


Jennifer Hill speaking at event in Dilworth Park. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Backpack Challenge Kicks Off In Effort To Provide School Supplies For Foster Children

The Backpack Challenge was born in Philadelphia and has now expanded to other cities, including Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland.


Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: It’s Difficult To Find A Nice Apartment In Philly

The high end apartments, also known as Class A apartments, are scarce at best.


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St. Joe’s Plays Host To 33rd Annual Riyaadah Games

Thousands of Muslims from throughout the country are visiting Philadelphia this weekend for the 33rd annual Riyaadah Games at St. Joseph’s University.


Upper Darby's Summer Stage program particiates in kNOw Tech-a-thon.(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Teens Disconnect From Technology To Raise Money For Anti-Bullying Charity

At 7 a.m., 17-year-old Anastasia and some others handed in their phones and had to entertain themselves the old-fashioned way.


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Center City Residents Start Making Plans Ahead Of Pope’s Visit

Many residents and people who work in the city are starting to think about how they will get around when Pope Francis is in town.