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

Man Accused Of Stealing Money From 68-Year-Old Cancer Patient

Police in Upper Darby are looking for a man they say stole $400 from a cancer patient.


Toddler, Child Injured In Olney House Fire

An 11-month old and a six-year-old were taken to the hospital.


SEPTA Strike Prompts Philly Businesses To Come Up With Travel Solution For Employees

Employers are working to help staff members get around.


Doctors From Around World Gather In Philly For Lyme Disease Conference

He said Lyme is difficult for doctors because it can vary so drastically from patient to patient.


Police Open Fire On Armed Man In Juniata

Lt. John Stanford says the man’s family called because he was trying to commit suicide.


Thousands Of Women Engineers In Philly For Annual Conference

From interns to senior level executives, this meeting of the minds is all about the advancement of women in a male-dominated field.


DA Seth Williams Visits Elementary School To Talk To Kids About Bullying

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams visited Dunbar Elementary in North Philadelphia to talk to students about bullying.


How Leaves Could Affect Travel Time For Those Who Rely On Transit Systems

Transit systems in the region are ready to deal with falling leaves.


Horticultural Society Plants 20,000 Bulbs To Celebrate Philly Flower Show

Next year’s Philadelphia Flower Show theme centers around Holland, the nation that supplies 60% of the world’s flowering bulbs.


Camden Students Visit Campbell’s HQ To Learn The Science Behind Food

It’s all part of a national initiative to show kids careers in science, technology, engineering and math.


1 Dead, Another Wounded In Shootings In Lawncrest

Two young men were shot late last night two blocks apart in the Lawncrest section of the city.


Vandals Ruin Pee-Wee Football Field In Camden

A hate sign was also painted on the field house.


Some Delaware Valley Natives Riding Out Hurricane Matthew In Florida

He says this is like nothing he has seen in his more than 10 years in Florida.


Crews Head South To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Matthew

A crew of first responders from the region is traveling south to assist victims of Hurricane Matthew.


PA Politicians Want To Give More Second Chances To Those With Criminal Records

Many also don’t know how to properly have old offenses expunged from their record.


Contractor Convicted In Market Street Collapse Has New Support In His Corner

The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP is voicing support for Griffin Campbell.


Ryan Howard

Phillies Give Howard A Grand Send Off

“I want to thank you because I’ve grown with all of you,” he said.


Mayor Kenney Urges Young People To Vote At Community College Of Philadelphia Event

And he wants everyone to drag their friends and loved ones to the polls as well.


Man Gunned Down Just Feet From His Hunting Park Home

Two men are now in custody after witnesses tipped off police.


CJC Judges Hire Attorney To Look Into Elevator Safety In Building

Judges who work there want a second opinion.


Goodbye Gallery, Hello Fashion Outlets Of Philadelphia

This is the next step in reviving one of the neighborhoods lagging behind the times in Center City.


Scott Franzke: Baseball Lost ‘Great Young Talent’ With Tragic Death Of Jose Fernandez

Franzke says Jose Fernandez had rare talent, but he was also an All-Star off the field.


Philadelphia Federal Reserve Hosts Conference To Improve Local Economies

Leaders from around the country are in the city to discuss ways to get more Americans working.


Fallen Philadelphia Officer Honored With Hero Plaque Dedication

A plaque was unveiled at a ceremony Wednesday, celebrating the life of a fallen Philadelphia police officer Walter DeWitt III, who died in June 2015 after complications from an injury he suffered on duty.


Please Touch Museum Hosts First Ever ‘Kids Health Fest’

The Please Touch Museum opened its doors today and reduced admission fees for the first ever Kids Health Fest.


Pastor’s Wife Shoots Armed Robber In Northeast Philadelphia

The suspect pointed a rifle at the pastor and demanded money.


South Jersey Golf Clinic Helps Rehab Veteran Amputees

The Next Step clinic was created to help introduce veteran amputees to the game and assist in their rehab.


Police: Man Fatally Shot In Front Of Family In Kensington

Police say the victim was just steps away from his front door on Howard Street when a gunman approached and pulled the trigger.


Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run Held At Please Touch Museum

This is one of 50 Heroes Runs around the world to benefit the Travis Manion Foundation.


Police: 3 People Shot While Riding Bikes In Hunting Park

Three people were shot while riding their bikes early this morning in the Hunting Park section of the city.




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