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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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Icy Conditions Cause Major Problems Throughout Region

A blanket of ice covered the region early Sunday morning, causing all sorts of problems for commuters.


File Photo (credit:  Phran Novelli)

Snow Argument Leads To Violence, Arrest In Overbrook

A pile of snow sparked an argument Friday that eventually led to the arrest of a man who lost his cool in the Overbrook Park section of Philadelphia.


(Heavy equipment was being used to clean up the site of a devastating fire at a Dietz & Watson warehouse on September 1, 2013.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

2013 IN REVIEW: Blaze Destroys Dietz & Watson Plant in South Jersey

A massive fire last Labor Day weekend destroyed a meat processing company’s distribution center in Burlington County.


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Area Residents Enjoy Winter Warm-Up

Sunday’s high temperature shattered the previous record 64 — and people throughout the region found different ways to enjoy the surprisingly warm weather.


(Chef Jonathan Jernigan makes some farewell remarks to the Cathedral Kitchen cooking school graduates.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Graduation Day At Last For Culinary Program For Unemployed in Camden

This was Cathedral Kitchen’s tenth — and largest — graduating class.


Joseph Tayoun shows this group of children how to use ancient Egyptian drums. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Penn Museum Visitors Treated To Multicultural Education Experience

Penn Museum opened its doors Sunday for the University’s 18th annual World Peace Day — one that’s intended to expose visitors to different cultures of the world.


Shoppers at the Cherry Hill Mall are enjoying the huge Black Friday deals. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Bargain Hunters Blitz The Malls For Black Friday

Sales of up to 50% off are the main draw at the Cherry Hill Mall for yet another Black Friday.


FILE PHOTO: Soccer when it's single digits isn't a great idea. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Cold Temps Throughout Region Don’t Keep Everyone Indoors

At times on Sunday, the date on the calendar matched the number on the thermometer and even the wind speed — all were 24.


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Restored Roxy Theater Reopens In Rittenhouse

The Roxy Theater at 20th and Sansom re-opened under new ownership Friday.


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Christie Downplays Position As ‘Big Shot’ Republican

After his re-election, Governor Christie says the future will take care of itself, and that right now he’s focused on New Jersey.


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Community Effort To Clean Up Philadelphia Park

A group of community activists and teenagers volunteered their Saturday to clean up the Tacony Creek Park in the city’s Lawncrest section.


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Parking Authority Announces New Parking Regulations For Scooter Owners

Scooter owners in the city will soon be able to apply for a residential parking permit, similar to the one car owners are issued.


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Canine Leads To Del. Man Arrest For Beating, Running Over Girlfriend

Police in New Castle County, Delaware have arrested a man they say beat his girlfriend then ran her over during a domestic dispute early Sunday morning.


Robb Reichard, executive director of AIDS Fund. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philly AIDS Walk Falls Short Of Fundraising Goal

The 27th annual event brought in more than $300,000, but that is about 10-percent less than last year and well below the goal of a half-million dollars.


Elizabeth Lee signs the marriage application. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Same-Sex Couples In New Jersey Begin Legal Process Of Getting Married

Same sex couples throughout New Jersey visited local municipalities Saturday to fill out marriage license applications after the state supreme court denied an appeal Friday to block the order.