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

1 Dead, Nearly 2 Dozen Displaced In Montco Fire

Authorities in Montgomery County this morning are investigating the cause of a fatal apartment fire.


Santa Visits Philadelphia To Drop Off Presents At School In Kensington

With just three days until the big day, Santa and his helpers are busy bringing Christmas cheer.


Revitalization Of Port Of Philadelphia Gets $300M Boost

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey came to town Wednesday to discuss a gargantuan effort to improve the Port of Philadelphia.


Activists In Center City Take Stand Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The bank is one of the investors in the project.


Montgomery County Volunteers Turn Tech Trash Into Tech Treasure

Tech gifts are on top of the list for many this holiday season. One nonprofit in Montgomery County is working to ensure families on strict budgets can stay connected.


Calls On A Plane? Dept. Of Transportation Considering Letting People Make Calls During Flights

Travelers at Philly International already voicing their opinions, and if it were up to most of the people I met, the idea would never get off the ground.


FBI Holds Award Ceremony For Philly Police

The FBI held an award ceremony on Thursday to recognize police officers from Philadelphia and surrounding communities for their assistance in apprehending violent criminals.


Battleship New Jersey Holds Service To Honor Lives Lost In Pearl Harbor Attack

It was the attack that changed the course of history for the United States of America.


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Penn State Not Selected To College Football Playoff

Penn State will not have a chance to win the national championship.


Final Preparations Underway For Thanksgiving Day Parade In Philadelphia

An incredible amount of planning goes into the parade. About 18 months and 1,000 volunteers help make it happen.


Mummers Clubs Come Together To Give Back To Homeless Veterans

‘Tis the season of giving and more than three dozen Mummers groups are working to do their part.


Political Watchdog Group Holds Annual Post Election Luncheon

Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney encouraged people to remain active in democracy.


Milestone Reached In Construction Of 17-Story Center City Building

It was a milestone on Wednesday in the construction of building in Center City. It’s the latest development in the revitalization of East Market Street.


Police Investigate Race-Related Assault Of Villanova Student

Police in Radnor Township are investigating after a Villanova University student was allegedly the victim of a racially motivated attack on campus.


Oklahoma Student Suspended After Racist Texts Sent To Penn Students

The investigation into racist text messages sent to more than 100 black students at the University of Pennsylvania this week has lead to the suspension of a student at the University of Oklahoma.


A Salute To Veterans In Northeast Philadelphia

A senior center in Northeast Philadelphia saluted veterans on Wednesday, two days ahead of Veterans Day, and encouraged them to preserve their stories by sharing them with future generations.


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.




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