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

Scene at the Criminal Justice Center after the elevator accident in August (credit: Justin Finch)

CJC Judges Hire Attorney To Look Into Elevator Safety In Building

Judges who work there want a second opinion.


Work has begun on the Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

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.


Jose Fernandez hands the keys back to the Phillie Phanatic after stealing them before the start of a game against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. (credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

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.


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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.


(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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.


(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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.


(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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.


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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.


(credit: Mike Dougherty)

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.



Police Chase In Kensington Ends With Officers Ramming Into Stolen SUV

A stolen vehicle, shots fired, and a woman hospitalized last night after a police chase in Kensington.


Mayor Kenney signing the executive order. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Office Renaming Shows Philadelphia’s Commitment To Adult Education

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is now the Office of Adult Education.



Anti-Trump Protesters Rally Outside Of Philadelphia Union League

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump is back in Philadelphia today to address several issues in front of invited guests only.


(credit: Mike DeNardo)

AAA Urges Drivers To Be Careful Around School Bus Stops

Every driver knows it’s the law, as well as common sense, to stop when a school bus is loading or unloading students. Yet every year students are hit by cars.




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