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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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Police Still Seeking Help In Case Of Woman Shot Dead In Northern Liberties

An increased reward was set to expire at midnight Sunday for information leading to an arrest in the murder of 26-year-old Amber Long.

02/16/2014

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Snowy Rooftops Becoming Big Problem For Some Homeowners

With temperatures rarely moving above freezing, all the snow we’ve had is starting to pile up in many places, including the roof of your house. It’s a problem that can cause serious damage.

02/16/2014

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Crowds Gather In Manayunk For Winter Pop Up Art Mart

Handmade jewelry, original paintings, even socks made from alpaca fur can be found at the Philly Mart on Main Street.

02/08/2014

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Power Goes Out At One Of Center City’s Largest Homeless Shelters

The power went out around 2 a.m. Saturday morning at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission at 13th and Arch Streets.

02/08/2014

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Super Bowl Sunday About Pigskin AND Pigging Out

While pizza and sandwiches are crowd favorites, chicken wings will definitely be downed by the dozen at parties all over the country.

02/02/2014

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Local Political Analyst: No End In Site For ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

A political science professor at Rider University says the back and forth between the Christie Administration and a former Port Authority staffer is just heating up.

02/01/2014

FILE PHOTO: Salt trucks out in full force (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Salt Travels Long Way To Keep Us Safe In Bad Weather

Plenty more salt is stock piled just in case Old Man Winter has a few more tricks up his sleeve, but where does all that salt come from?

01/26/2014

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Man Narrowly Avoids Decade-Long Sentence in West Philly Tire Slashings

Judge Rayford Means initially handed down a sentence of 5-10 years with 30 years’ probation for Harry Gaines, but lowered it to 11½ to 23 months.

01/24/2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets upcoming Olympic games' volunteers in Sochi on January 17, 2014.  (Credit: ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Expert Offers Thoughts On Terrorism Threats In Sochi

A counter-terrorism expert and La Salle professor says he would go, but wouldn’t send his family.

01/19/2014

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Commissioner Ramsey Confirms Cop Corruption Probe

Seven Philadelphia narcotics officers have been relieved of their duties as part of a federal corruption investigation.

01/18/2014

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philly Police Commissioner Urges Minor To Comment On Officer-Involved Incident

A 16-year-old boy claims he suffered a ruptured testicle at the hands of a Philadelphia police officer. During a Friday press conference, Commissioner Charles Ramsey called for the boy and his family to come forward to his side of the story.

01/18/2014

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey gestures toward a video replay of an incident that took place January 7th near Broad and Girard.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Phila. Police Commissioner Says January 7th Street Incident Remains Unclear

According to a published report, a 16-year-old boy who is a straight-A student at Mathematics, Civics & Sciences Charter School suffered a ruptured testicle during a patdown by police at 15th and Girard on January 7th.

01/17/2014

(Ice clogs the Delaware River at Delanco, NJ.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Warming Temperatures Signal Pending Release of Delaware River Ice

“It’s going to release a lot of water all at once when it goes,” says one local tugboat operator.

01/10/2014

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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.

01/05/2014

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.

01/04/2014

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