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

(Dr. Joep Lange, in 2003 file photo.   Photo by Jean Ayissi/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Local Medical Community Mourns Loss of AIDS Specialists Aboard Downed Jetliner

Among them was Dr. Joep Lange (photo), a Dutch doctor who was the former president of the International AIDS Society.

07/18/2014

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philabundance Reaches Out To Green Thumbs To Help Feed The Hungry

Philabundance is asking home gardners to donate any excess fruit and vegetables from their harvest.

06/28/2014

(The Philadelphia Police Department's DUI checkpoint truck.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Area Police Forces Stepping Up DUI Enforcement As Holiday Approaches

July 4th is next weekend, but police throughout Pennsylvania are hitting the streets starting tonight to nab impared drivers.

06/27/2014

Musician Marcel Gordon shares a special moment with a handful of people at 10th and Kimball Streets in South Philadelphia. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Musicians Play Pop-Up Shows Throughout Philadelphia To Celebrate World Music Day

Musicians in more than 110 countries were jamming for World Music Day on Saturday. Artists in Philadelphia kicked off summer with free performances all over the city to celebrate.

06/21/2014

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President To Nominate 4 Judges To Federal Bench In Pennsylvania

President Obama today nominated five judges to serve on the bench in US District Courts. Four of them will work in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

06/13/2014

(Harry Snyder, second from right, says he was "twenty-two, terrified, and determined" when he landed on Normandy beach 70 years ago.   Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Honors World War II Vets At Independence Seaport Ceremony

“War is hell. No doubt about it,” said Harry Snyder (second from right in photo), now 92 years old.

06/06/2014

Lewis Katz in file photo (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gerry Lenfest Reacts To Tragic Death Of Lewis Katz

Reacting to the death of his partner and Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz, Gerry Lenfest says the world lost a special man.

06/01/2014

(Surveillance video captures the image of a man grabbing a woman earlier this year in Mayfair.  Video provided by Phila. PD)

Police Speculate Mayfair Attacker Has Struck For Third Time

Capt. John Darby, of the police department’s special victims’ unit, isn’t even positive it’s the same guy in all three assaults. But, he says, police are desperate solve this puzzle.

05/30/2014

Allyson Schwartz meets with Philadelphia residents Sunday. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Dem Candidates Seeking Nomination For PA Governor Make One Last Pitch To Voters

Candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Governor in Pennsylvania are canvasing the state.

05/18/2014

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Nova Students Prepping For Collegiate Racing Competition

Engineering students at Villanova are making final adjustments on the race car they built ahead of an international competition next weekend.

05/11/2014

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Lansdowne Man Charged In DUI Crash That Killed Philadelphia School District Cop

32-year-old Salome Seay is charged with homicide by vehicle in a crash that killed a Philadelphia School District police officer in Upper Darby Friday night.

05/10/2014

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Devon, Pa. Auto Repair Shop Will Be Training Ground For Autistic Adults

Inventor and businessman Dave Reichwein, who has a son with autism, helped make this Devereaux program possible with a donation.

05/09/2014

Justin from South Philly enjoys The Deep Fryer Strikes Back chimichanga. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Fans Celebrate ‘Star Wars Day’

“May the 4th be with you!” Sunday was ‘Star Wars Day.’ Around the world, fans of the iconic movie franchise celebrated in their own geeky ways.

05/04/2014

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Rendell Encourages Democratic Candidates For PA Governor To Play Nice

Rob McCord’s campaign is running an ad attacking front-runner Tom Wolf with racially charged accusations. Rendell says this is exactly what’s wrong with politics today.

05/03/2014

(File photo.  Credit: CBS 3)

AAA Researchers Find Smart Cars Might Not Be As Smart As You Think

By Mike Dougherty PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — New cars are smarter than ever with technology to help drivers avoid accidents. However, a study by AAA Mid-Atlantic finds there is still no substitute for an alert human [...]

05/03/2014

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