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

Paoli Inventors Hopeful Medical Device Could Change Future For Doctors, Patients

DxtER wraps around the patient’s wrist and connects to fingertip sensors. The device measures body temperature and blood pressure and can even detect pneumonia and diabetes.


Dozens Of Camden Students Complete Gang Resistance Program With Police

Students at Dudley Elementary School in Camden were celebrated Wednesday for graduating from an anti-gang program held by the police. 


North Philly Shop Owner Helping Customers Make Healthy Choices

One store owner trashed all the tobacco products on her shelves Friday morning in an effort to promote healthier choices for her customers.


As Grilling Season Heats Up, Fire Commissioner Thiel Says Safety First: ‘This Can Be Serious Stuff’

Thiel says every year they receive calls from people who have roasted their eye brows off after trying to light the grill with a match.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/26/2017

Philadelphia School Celebrates Police Officer Appreciation Day

Students at the Mathematics, Civics, and Sciences Charter School put on a show for a crowd of cops on Thursday for Philadelphia Police Officer Appreciation Day.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/25/2017

Students Spend Time In Court During PAL Mock Trial Competition

Some middle school students in Philadelphia argued before a real common pleas judge on Wednesday as part of a Police Athletic League mock trial at the Criminal Justice Center.


3 Years Later, 10-Year-Old Stroke Survivor Has A Field Day

Three years ago, a 10-year-old Marlton boy suffered a stroke. Thanks to the doctors at CHOP, he’s back to living a normal life.


Cape May Residents Get First Taste Of New, Improved McDonald’s

Have a seat and wait for your food to arrive, that’s the new way of doing business at McDonald’s restaurants.


South Jersey Man Found Guilty Of Torching Ex-Wife’s Home, Injuring Firefighter

Bret Henderson was convicted of arson and aggravated assault for injuries suffered by a firefighter battling the blaze.


Camden Students Sleep Outside To Support Homeless Youth

Life is hard for the homeless. It’s a lesson students in Camden learned first hand as they slept outside in boxes Friday night to raise money and awareness for Covenant House.


Members Of University Of Pittsburgh Rowing Team Burglarized

The crooks got away with laptops, wallets, keys and even team uniforms and gear.


Arraignment Set For Philly Cop Accused Of Dumping Emaciated Dog In Trash Bag

Arraignment has been set for a Philadelphia Police Officer accused of animal cruelty.


Golf Lessons Helping Recovering Addicts Stay Clean

It’s part of the county’s plan to fight addiction with sports.


Spruce Harbor Park Set To Open With Several New Features

One of Philadelphia’s most popular outdoor attractions, the Spruce Street Harbor Park, opens for the summer on Friday with a few big changes.


Over 5,600 Pounds Of Veal Produced In Pa. Recalled Due To E. Coli Contamination

A Souderton-based meat distributor is recalling 5,600 pounds of product believed to be contaminated.


Haason Reddick Returns To Camden Middle School

It was a hero’s welcome as Haason Reddick entered gym full of cheering students at Camden Promise Charter Middle School.


Scavenger Hunt Helps Fund Future In Technology For Kids In Philly

“Coded by Kids” teaches students everything from basic computer coding to advanced software development.


2017 NFL Draft

Mayor Kenney Gives City High Praise For Draft Success: ‘I’m Proud Of Them All’

All 253 picks of the NFL Draft are in the books, and Mayor Jim Kenney is thrilled with the way everything turned out.


Mayor Kenney Opens City Hall To Philly’s Black LGBTQ Community For Party

Mayor Jim Kenney opened the gates to the courtyard at City Hall Saturday so members of the black LGBT community had a place to party.


Crews Scramble To Finish Setting Up For NFL Draft

Rain Tuesday night slowed down progress on the Ben Franklin Parkway and now crews are kicking it into overdrive to get everything ready for the NFL Draft on Thursday.


Temple Hospital Invites Community To Help Celebrate 125th Anniversary

The Ontario Street lobby and courtyard will be transformed into a medical carnival of sorts for Temple University Hospital’s Health Fest.


Atlantic City Residents Speaking Out Against Utility Privatization

People of Atlantic City are boiling mad about the prospect of the city’s Municipal Utility Authority being sold.


Registration Underway For Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon In Philly

The Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon is a run with more fun than a typical race.


CCP Hosts Information Session On Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

As automakers produce more alternative fuel vehicles, many consumers have questions about how things work.


Overnight Shooting Leaves 1 Dead In North Philly

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed last night in the city’s Strawberry Mansion section.


Wawa Celebrates Its Birthday By Handing Out Free Coffee

Plans to expand in Philadelphia were also revealed.


Elderly War Veteran Terrorized, Robbed In NE Philadelphia Home Invasion

“I was set up by some young people that I sent to the store, gave a few dollars.”


Philadelphia Children’s Alliance Renews Partnership With Several City Agencies

The Philadelphia Children’s Alliance has renewed partnerships with several agencies in the city to make life as easy as possible for child victims of sexual abuse.


Police: 2 Men Robbed, 1 Shot In North Philadelphia

Police say two men had just taken money out of an ATM at 4th and Wyoming when someone pulled a gun on them.


Legoland Discovery Center Finally Opens Its Doors In Plymouth Meeting

Kids knocked down the lego brick wall at Legoland Discovery Center Philadelphia, officially opening the newest attraction inside the Plymouth Meeting Mall.




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