NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

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

PATCO unveils new, refurbished cars. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Six Refurbished PATCO Cars Now In Service

DRPA CEO John Hanson said eventually all of the cars will be updated as part of a nearly $200-million project.

05/28/2015

(Cameron Powell demonstrates the operation of the character "Zazu" to a group of students.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Phila. Schoolkids Get Lesson in Puppetry Showmanship From ‘Lion King’ Experts

Cameron Powell, who plays “Zazu,” said the actor must bring both human and animal qualities to the puppet’s performance.

05/27/2015

Marina Clifford (left) started "Operation Our Time To Serve" (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

South Jersey Teen Doing Her Part To Show Appreciation To Veterans

A South Jersey teenager is showing those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and their families she cares.

05/25/2015

(credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Service Held At Gloucester County Cemetery Honors Those Who Died For Our Country

It was a somber service in South Jersey to mark Memorial Day at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

05/24/2015

(Scott Greisler and Kanard Burris chat in a break room at Publicis Health Media, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Participants Say Local Mentoring Program For Older Schoolkids Is A Big Success

“Beyond School Walls” is different from most Big Brothers-Big Sister programs because it works with highschool-aged students instead of young kids.

05/21/2015

(Defendants Carlton Hipps and Ramone Williams.  Photos from Phila. PD)

Case of 2 Accused Phila. Cop Killers Moves Closer To Trial

The suspects in the shooting death of Philadelphia police officer Robert Wilson III waived their right to a preliminary hearing.

05/20/2015

Left to right: Lynne Abraham, Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams.
(Image from PCNTV)

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Make Final Push Ahead Of Primary Election

The vision is the same for all candidates. Anthony Williams, Lynne Abraham and Jim Kenney all want safer streets, better schools, and a thriving economy.

05/17/2015

The Italian Market Festival. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

South Philly Celebrates Italian Market Festival

The event draws thousands from throughout the region every year.

05/16/2015

(Credit Getty Images)

Authorities Announce Arrest Of 12 In Connection With Alleged Crime Spree; 4 Sought

The ATF and U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia announced the arrest of 12 people and they’re seeking four more in connection with an 18 month crime spree from 2012 to 2014.

05/14/2015

Bill Alburger at the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman fine art and craft show. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Unique, Handmade Crafts At PA Guild Of Craftsman Art Show In Rittenhouse Square

White tents surround the square, each one with unique, handmade crafts for sale. Sharon from Merion is impressed with the selection.

05/10/2015

File Photo (credit:  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Senators Want Cheerleading Recognized As Varsity Sport

Cheerleading could soon be recognized as a varsity sport by the NJSIAA after a bill supported by a Burlington County senator passes a senate committee.

05/10/2015

File photo. (Credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber Lends Helping Hand To Goodwill

Uber is helping Philadelphia residents today with their spring cleaning, while also supporting charity by picking up people’s unwanted clothing and dropping them off at various Goodwill locations across the Delaware Valley for free.

05/09/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Advocates Mark Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day With Philadelphia Outreach

More than 17 million children in America suffer from a mental illness, and many of them are untreated, according to Valerie Oulds, a program manager with the city’s Department of Behavioral Health.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(Billie Jean King, at right, receives the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania's "Centennial Award."  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia-Area Girl Scouts Present Leadership Award to Billie Jean King

After receiving the second-ever Girl Scouts Centennial Award, the tennis legend encouraged the young ladies in the room to find their own voice.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

(Credit:CBS 3)

Police Pull Woman And Infant From River After Mother Tosses Child In

Allentown police are investigating after a mother tossed her one-year old child into the Lehigh River on Sunday.

05/03/2015

previous

next