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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Big Brothers, Big Sisters Host Picnic In Franklin Square

Big Brothers and Big Sisters took over Franklin Square in Old City today to host a picnic for littles and their families.


Tradional Irish dancers, music and food were all part of the party at Penn's Landing.
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Irish Heritage Festival Held At Penn’s Landing

The PECO summer multi-cultural series at Penn’s Landing got started with the Irish Heritage Festival on Sunday.



Officer Shot In Delco; Officials ID Suspect Taken Into Custody

It happened at about 10 a.m. on the 1500 block of Elmwood Avenue in Folcroft.


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Phila. Group Heads To Harrisburg To Demand Increase In Minimum Wage

They’re attending a senate Labor and Industry committee meeting and hope their voices are heard.


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Security Guard Recovering After Gun Battle Outside Of Feltonville Bar

At least 27 bullets were fired during a shootout in Feltonville early Thursday morning.


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Driver Charged After Teens Injured In Hit-And-Run In Spring Garden

Police say both boys were on the same bicycle when they were hit by a red Lexus sports car.


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Local Blind Students Overcome Challenges To Graduate

It was a proud day in West Philadelphia as nine students graduated from the Overbrook School for the Blind.


Philly Pride Parade and Festival at Penn's Landing
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No Special Security Plans For Philly Pride Parade

For nearly three decades the Pride Parade and Festival has been a fun-filled safe haven for the LGBT community.



South Jersey ‘The Voice’ Star Shot And Killed Following Florida Concert

Twenty-two-year-old Christina Grimmie was signing autographs after a show at The Plaza Live when she was fatally shot.


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1 Dead, 1 Injured Following Shootout In Hunting Park

A shootout in the Hunting Park section of the city ends with one man dead and another in the hospital.


Construction has begun on a new trail in Northeast Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Trail Being Built To Give Residents Better Access To Delaware River

The trail will connect two neighborhoods in Northeast Philadelphia along the river.


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Ryan Howard, Wife Host ‘Little Rhino Read-Along’ At Citizens Bank Park

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and his wife Krystle took some time before Wednesday’s game to meet with thousands of students to talk about the importance of reading.


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Thousands Turn Out For Dragon Boat Regatta On The Schuylkill River

Tents, grills and lawn games lined the banks of the Schuylkill River Saturday for the Independence Dragon Boat Regatta.


William Harding (striped shirt) is all smiles as the front wall of his home is erected. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

New Habitat For Humanity Community Goes Up In North Philly

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia raised a wall today on a new home near Temple University’s main campus.


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World War I Vets Remembered In Valley Forge Ceremony

Descendants and friends of the 314th Infantry Division gathered at the Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge on Sunday to pay respect to the men who died in battle during World War I.




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