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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PA SPCA Encourages Cat Adoptions By Reducing Fees

Animal shelters across the country waived or reduced fees on cat adoptions today in an effort to clear some space.


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Water Main Break Prompts Boil Water Advisory In Some Camden Neighborhoods

Low water pressure is the result of a water main break and that’s cause for concern.


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Thousands Of Journalists Get Taste Of Philly While Covering DNC

Thousands of journalists in town covering the event who have high praise for the host city.


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Philly Hotel Hosts Museum Of Trump Failures During The DNC

A pop-up museum puts some of Donald Trump’s failures in business on display.


Bru Craft & Wurst (credit: John McDevitt)

Climate Change Dominates Millennial Vote Event In Center City

Studies show an overwhelming number of millennials believe climate change is having a negative affect on the Earth, and that was the topic of conversation at a get out the vote event in Center City.


HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 20: President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at Jose Marti International Airport on Airforce One for a 48-hour visit on March 20, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. Mr. Obama's visit is the first in nearly 90 years for a sitting president, the last one being Calvin Coolidge.

Star-Studded Line Up Scheduled To Speak Tonight At The DNC

Some of the biggest names in the Democratic Party including President Obama will take the stage tonight at the DNC.


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New Ryan Howard Training Facility In South Philly Gives Kids The Opportunity To Aim For The Fences

The slugger said it is about giving the kids the resources to succeed on and off the field.


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PPA Warns Of Stricter Enforcement During DNC

With a flood of people expected to hit Center City for the Democratic National Convention, the Philadelphia Parking Authority says enforcement officers will be a little more strict on certain violations.


Photo credit: KYW's Mike Dougherty

NJ Police Crack Down On Feeding Seagulls

The seagulls in Ocean City, New Jersey are notoriously aggressive. While it’s been illegal to feed them for quite a while, police are now cracking down on the handouts.


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Taj Mahal Employees Return To Picket Line

Carrying signs and chanting their displeasure, dozens of disgruntled Local 54 employees marched outside the entrance to the hotel and casino on Saturday.


TINLEY PARK, IL - DECEMBER 17:  A customer shops for a pistol at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois.  Americans purchased a record number of guns in 2012 and gun makers have reported a record high in demand. Firearm sales have surged recently as speculation of stricter gun laws and a re-instatement of the assault weapons ban following the mass school shooting in Connecticut .   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Agents Take Down Illegal Gun Distribution Network In Philadelphia

Three people have been arrested after the ATF broke up an illegal gun distribution network.


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K-9 Units Mark Milestone As They Graduate From Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

Two police officers and their K-9 companions graduated from Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center on Friday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/15/2016

Bartram's Garden (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Historic Bartram’s Garden Home Reopens After Renovation

A nearly $3 million renovation of a historic home and garden is complete and open to visitors at Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia.


Cadets work to extinguish a fire at the PFD training academy in NE Philadelphia. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Fire Department Looking To Recruit New Members

The Philadelphia Fire Department will soon begin accepting applications to fill a new training class.


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Commissioner Ross Discusses Plans For Scheduled City Protests

Violence on the streets of Dallas hits close to home for Philadelphia Commissioner Richard Ross.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/08/2016



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