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

2 Senators Visit Philly To Hear Concerns From LGBT Community; Speak Out Against Immigration Ban

U.S. Senators Bob Casey of Pennsylvania and Corey Booker of New Jersey visited a coffee shop in Center City Sunday to speak with members of the LGBT community about their concerns with President Trump.


Teen Boy Killed In ATV Accident In Bensalem, Another Critically Injured

Authorities say the two 13-year-old boys slammed into a car that was making a turn near Jason Drive.


Philly Auto Show Kicks Off This Weekend At Pennsylvania Convention Center

The Auto Show opens to the public tomorrow morning.


Police, SEPTA Prepare For GOP Retreat

Security is intensifying near the Loews Hotel in Center City Philadelphia ahead of the Republican Retreat.


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.


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.


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.


‘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.


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.


Little League Announces Rule Changes For Upcoming Season

There are also changes to boost the pace of play…


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.


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.


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.


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.


Activists In Center City Take Stand Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The bank is one of the investors in the project.


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.


Calls On A Plane? Dept. Of Transportation Considering Letting People Make Calls During Flights

Travelers at Philly International already voicing their opinions, and if it were up to most of the people I met, the idea would never get off the ground.


FBI Holds Award Ceremony For Philly Police

The FBI held an award ceremony on Thursday to recognize police officers from Philadelphia and surrounding communities for their assistance in apprehending violent criminals.


Battleship New Jersey Holds Service To Honor Lives Lost In Pearl Harbor Attack

It was the attack that changed the course of history for the United States of America.


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Penn State Not Selected To College Football Playoff

Penn State will not have a chance to win the national championship.


Final Preparations Underway For Thanksgiving Day Parade In Philadelphia

An incredible amount of planning goes into the parade. About 18 months and 1,000 volunteers help make it happen.


Mummers Clubs Come Together To Give Back To Homeless Veterans

‘Tis the season of giving and more than three dozen Mummers groups are working to do their part.


Political Watchdog Group Holds Annual Post Election Luncheon

Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney encouraged people to remain active in democracy.


Milestone Reached In Construction Of 17-Story Center City Building

It was a milestone on Wednesday in the construction of building in Center City. It’s the latest development in the revitalization of East Market Street.


Police Investigate Race-Related Assault Of Villanova Student

Police in Radnor Township are investigating after a Villanova University student was allegedly the victim of a racially motivated attack on campus.


Oklahoma Student Suspended After Racist Texts Sent To Penn Students

The investigation into racist text messages sent to more than 100 black students at the University of Pennsylvania this week has lead to the suspension of a student at the University of Oklahoma.


A Salute To Veterans In Northeast Philadelphia

A senior center in Northeast Philadelphia saluted veterans on Wednesday, two days ahead of Veterans Day, and encouraged them to preserve their stories by sharing them with future generations.




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