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

(Bernard Hopkins, wearing orange vest at right, stands in front of the car wash he owns in the 1100 block of Spring Garden Street.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In Philadelphia and Elsewhere, Salted Roads Means Trip to the Car Wash For Many Motorists

The line to get into the Spring Garden Wash and Lube, on Spring Garden Street near 12th, extended through the parking lot, out the driveway, and down the street past 11th.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

Fairmount Hardware (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Residents Brace For More Snow Across Philadelphia Region

With another winter blast expected to move through the Philadelphia region, hardware stores were busy Sunday with residents stocking up on rock salt and all the other items needed to get through the snow.

01/25/2015

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Hundreds Jump Into Ice Cold Delaware River For Charity

The polar plungers at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem were freezin’ for a reason on Saturday.

01/24/2015

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Raymond Perelman Donates $50 Million to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

A massive donation from a world-class philanthropist is cause for a lot of smiles at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

(A banner greets atendees to the NSCAA convention, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

More Than 10,000 Expected to Attend Soccer Coaches’ Convention in Philadelphia

Soccer legend Pelé is headlining the star-studded guest list.

01/14/2015

(File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extreme Cold Can Wreak Havoc On Your Car Battery

At 32 degrees, your battery operates at about two-thirds of full capacity. At zero degrees, that drops to one-third.

01/08/2015

Philadelphia native Harriet Powell celebrates her 100th birthday with friends and family at the LIFE Center in Germantown. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Native Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Philadelphia native Harriet Powell was joined by her friends and family in Germantown Wednesday to celebrate her 100th birthday.

01/07/2015

File photo / "The Thinker" sits in front of the main entrance to the Rodin Museum, near 22nd and the Parkway.  (credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum Set To Close For Reinstallation Project

The Rodin Museum in Philadelphia shuts its doors Thursday for a month-long reinstallation.

01/07/2015

(credit: CBS 3)

Police: Man Shoots Girlfriend, Turns Gun On Self Outside Hospital In Camden

Authorities in Camden County, New Jersey say a man shot and critically wounded his girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself outside of hospital emergency room moments later.

01/03/2015

(The 2015 Mummers' Parade gets under way outside Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Adjusting Tradition, Mummers Strutting DOWN Broad Street For 2015 Parade

This year the parade begins at 15th and Market Streets in center city and ends at Broad and Washington Avenue, with performance stops at Sansom and Carpenter Streets.

01/01/2015

Flu Shot (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Health Department: Confirmed Cases Of Flu In Pa. Rising Rapidly

Officials at the Pennsylvania Department of Health say at least 11 people have died of the flu so far this year.

12/29/2014

File Photo (Credit: Thinkstock)

Millions Hit The Road On One Of The Busiest Travel Days Of The Year

AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates about 100 million people will travel at least 50 miles.

12/28/2014

Snow making at Spring Mountain. (Credit: Rick Buckman)

Mild Weather Slows Down Start Of Ski Season

Ideal snow making conditions call for temperatures below freezing with low humidity. With temperatures regularly in the 40s and 50s, December has given us better golf weather than ski weather.

12/26/2014

(credit: SEPTA)

A Christmas Miracle! Two SEPTA Officers Deliver Baby Aboard Train

Two SEPTA transit cops gave the gift of life… literally, as they delivered a baby Thursday aboard the Market-Frankford El.

12/25/2014

Army Specialist Collin Tidd  returned home Sunday. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Army Veteran Receives Heroes Welcome In South Jersey

Christmas came early in Camden County for Army Specialist Collin Tidd Sunday as he returned home from Afghanistan.

12/21/2014

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