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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Philly School Donates Shoes To Non-Profit

More than 6700 pairs of shoes have been gathered by students and staff at a school in Queen Village.


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Uber Has New Tool To Help Combat Missed Connections

Uber drivers and passengers sometimes struggle to find one another in crowded areas. Now, the ride-sharing company has a new device to help combat the problem.


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Teen Charged With Receiving Nude Photos Of Girl, Posing As Fitness Model

Authorities in South Jersey say they have caught a catfish, and now he’s in jail facing child porn charges after he allegedly created a bogus social media profile to trick young girls.


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Funding From Harrisburg To Benefit Philly Transportation

A $2.8 million jolt from Harrisburg is going to help alternative transportation programs in Philadelphia.


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‘I’m Disgusted’: Neighbors Frustrated By Progress Of Sinkhole Repairs

Residents along Boston Street in Fishtown are frustrated by how long it’s taking to fix a massive sinkhole that swallowed up two cars on Sunday.


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Tolls Increase Along Pennsylvania Turnpike

Starting Sunday, drivers who travel the Pennsylvania Turnpike are paying 6% more if they pay cash or use E-ZPass.


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Little League Announces Rule Changes For Upcoming Season

There are also changes to boost the pace of play…


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Coatesville Army Navy Store, Non-Profit Helps Clothe Homeless Veterans

An Army Navy store that closed in Coatesville helped put shirts on the backs of hospitalized and homeless veterans and a non-profit working with the VA hospital is making it happen.


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New Data Shows Increase In Philly Residents Moving To Pittsburgh

Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a change in the give and take between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with more and more people moving west.


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Star Wars Fans Mourn Death Of Carrie Fisher

News of Fisher’s passing is hitting Star Wars fans hard.



1 Dead, Nearly 2 Dozen Displaced In Montco Fire

Authorities in Montgomery County this morning are investigating the cause of a fatal apartment fire.



Santa Visits Philadelphia To Drop Off Presents At School In Kensington

With just three days until the big day, Santa and his helpers are busy bringing Christmas cheer.


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Revitalization Of Port Of Philadelphia Gets $300M Boost

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey came to town Wednesday to discuss a gargantuan effort to improve the Port of Philadelphia.


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Activists In Center City Take Stand Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The bank is one of the investors in the project.


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Montgomery County Volunteers Turn Tech Trash Into Tech Treasure

Tech gifts are on top of the list for many this holiday season. One nonprofit in Montgomery County is working to ensure families on strict budgets can stay connected.




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