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

Another Name Added To Crowded Race For Philly D.A.

The crowded race to replace disgraced former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams just got a little more crowded.


‘Second Chance Court’ Now In Session In Delaware County

Law enforcement officials in Delaware County are trying to help people who have fallen into the hole of heroin addiction by giving first time offenders a second chance.


Thousands Turn Out For Year 2 Of Gloucester City St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The streets of Gloucester City, Camden County were lined with thousands people Sunday watching the town’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.


Gov. Christie Attends Ribbon Cutting For New Recovery Center

Substance abuse and addiction have been at the forefront of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s agenda for a while.


Warmer Weather Could Save Skiers Some Green At Blue Mountain

Called “Mercury Rising,” the discount at Blue Mountain is based on the day’s forecasted high temperature.


LEGOLAND Discovery Center Coming To Philadelphia Area

“We open on April 6th. A 33,000 square foot attraction inside the Plymouth Meeting Mall.”


Uber, La Salle Launch Partnership To Help Students Get Around

Uber and La Salle University are teaming up to help students get to and from campus.


‘DeVos Doesn’t Intend To Tear Apart Public Education’: Toomey Defends His Support Of Education Secretary

In a town hall phone call with constituents this week, Toomey explained his reasons for voting to confirm one of the most polarizing cabinet picks, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.


SEPTA Considering New Express Bus Route

Plans are in the works to add a new express bus route along Roosevelt Boulevard.


Officials Give Sneak Peek Of Philadelphia Flower Show

Excitement is building for the annual Philadelphia Flower Show, which is less than a month away from opening day.


With Snow Expected, Recently Neglected Ice Melt Becomes Hot Item

With snow on the way, area residents are preparing their properties and local hardware stores are happy to help.


Historic Philadelphia Building Under New Ownership

A long unoccupied historic building on Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia is vacant no longer.


PSPCA Hopes ‘Super’ Promotion Helps Score Homes For Cats

The SPCA kicked off the Kitten Bowl on Saturday. It’s an effort to find forever homes for shelter cats.


Philly School Teacher Wants To ‘Buy’ Toomey’s Vote

A Philly-based art teacher and blogger is not happy about Senator Pat Toomey’s decision to vote in favor of Betsy DeVos.


Mayor Kenney Impressed By Students At Vocational High School In NE Philly

From baking to building, students at Swenson Arts and Technology High School are set up for success as adults.


2 Senators Visit Philly To Hear Concerns From LGBT Community; Speak Out Against Immigration Ban

U.S. Senators Bob Casey of Pennsylvania and Corey Booker of New Jersey visited a coffee shop in Center City Sunday to speak with members of the LGBT community about their concerns with President Trump.


Teen Boy Killed In ATV Accident In Bensalem, Another Critically Injured

Authorities say the two 13-year-old boys slammed into a car that was making a turn near Jason Drive.


Philly Auto Show Kicks Off This Weekend At Pennsylvania Convention Center

The Auto Show opens to the public tomorrow morning.


Police, SEPTA Prepare For GOP Retreat

Security is intensifying near the Loews Hotel in Center City Philadelphia ahead of the Republican Retreat.


Philly School Donates Shoes To Non-Profit

More than 6700 pairs of shoes have been gathered by students and staff at a school in Queen Village.


Uber Has New Tool To Help Combat Missed Connections

Uber drivers and passengers sometimes struggle to find one another in crowded areas. Now, the ride-sharing company has a new device to help combat the problem.


Teen Charged With Receiving Nude Photos Of Girl, Posing As Fitness Model

Authorities in South Jersey say they have caught a catfish, and now he’s in jail facing child porn charges after he allegedly created a bogus social media profile to trick young girls.


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Funding From Harrisburg To Benefit Philly Transportation

A $2.8 million jolt from Harrisburg is going to help alternative transportation programs in Philadelphia.


‘I’m Disgusted’: Neighbors Frustrated By Progress Of Sinkhole Repairs

Residents along Boston Street in Fishtown are frustrated by how long it’s taking to fix a massive sinkhole that swallowed up two cars on Sunday.


Tolls Increase Along Pennsylvania Turnpike

Starting Sunday, drivers who travel the Pennsylvania Turnpike are paying 6% more if they pay cash or use E-ZPass.


Little League Announces Rule Changes For Upcoming Season

There are also changes to boost the pace of play…


Coatesville Army Navy Store, Non-Profit Helps Clothe Homeless Veterans

An Army Navy store that closed in Coatesville helped put shirts on the backs of hospitalized and homeless veterans and a non-profit working with the VA hospital is making it happen.


New Data Shows Increase In Philly Residents Moving To Pittsburgh

Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a change in the give and take between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with more and more people moving west.


Star Wars Fans Mourn Death Of Carrie Fisher

News of Fisher’s passing is hitting Star Wars fans hard.




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