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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

Mayor Michael Nutter at the CBS Broadcasting Center the day after Philadelphia won its DNC bid. (Credit: Steve Lindsay/CBS3)

Nutter: Work On DNC Preparations Begins Today

“It’s just really great when a plan comes all together,” Nutter says.

02/13/2015

File photo: measles vaccine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Officials In Delaware Valley Highlight Importance Of Measles Vaccine

With one potential case of measles in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and another confirmed in northern New Jersey, health officials are stressing the importance of vaccinations.

02/07/2015

(A Septa Regional Rail train crosses a road in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

After Fatal Car-Train Crash in New York, SEPTA Reminds Drivers to Be Careful Near Railroad Tracks

SEPTA officials are reminding drivers and pedestrians that it’s never OK to stop on the tracks.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

(Credit: Burlington County Prosecutors Office)

Police Charge South Jersey Man With Murder Of Girlfriend And Her Father

Authorities in Burlington County have charged a 27-year-old man with the murder of his girlfriend and her father.

02/01/2015

Penndot truck gets loaded with rock salt in file photo. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Road Crews Prepare For Latest Winter Storm

Winter weather is coming, despite your Super Bowl plans. But PennDOT crews aren’t waiting on the sideline. They’ve already jumped into action.

02/01/2015

(Credit: Bensalem Police)

Bensalem Officer Dies During 5K Run In Northeast Philly

Authorities say a detective with the Bensalem Police Department collapsed and died while participating in a 5K run Saturday morning.

01/31/2015

(Mayor Nutter, far right, chats with Comcast executive VP David Cohen during a visit with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Nutter Reviews Accomplishments in Speech to Greater Phila. Chamber of Commerce

“I’m pleased to say that Philadelphia is in the best shape it’s been in many, many years,” Nutter told the business leaders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(Bernard Hopkins, wearing orange vest at right, stands in front of the car wash he owns in the 1100 block of Spring Garden Street.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In Philadelphia and Elsewhere, Salted Roads Means Trip to the Car Wash For Many Motorists

The line to get into the Spring Garden Wash and Lube, on Spring Garden Street near 12th, extended through the parking lot, out the driveway, and down the street past 11th.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

Fairmount Hardware (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Residents Brace For More Snow Across Philadelphia Region

With another winter blast expected to move through the Philadelphia region, hardware stores were busy Sunday with residents stocking up on rock salt and all the other items needed to get through the snow.

01/25/2015

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Hundreds Jump Into Ice Cold Delaware River For Charity

The polar plungers at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem were freezin’ for a reason on Saturday.

01/24/2015

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Raymond Perelman Donates $50 Million to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

A massive donation from a world-class philanthropist is cause for a lot of smiles at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

(A banner greets atendees to the NSCAA convention, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

More Than 10,000 Expected to Attend Soccer Coaches’ Convention in Philadelphia

Soccer legend Pelé is headlining the star-studded guest list.

01/14/2015

(File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extreme Cold Can Wreak Havoc On Your Car Battery

At 32 degrees, your battery operates at about two-thirds of full capacity. At zero degrees, that drops to one-third.

01/08/2015

Philadelphia native Harriet Powell celebrates her 100th birthday with friends and family at the LIFE Center in Germantown. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Native Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Philadelphia native Harriet Powell was joined by her friends and family in Germantown Wednesday to celebrate her 100th birthday.

01/07/2015

File photo / "The Thinker" sits in front of the main entrance to the Rodin Museum, near 22nd and the Parkway.  (credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum Set To Close For Reinstallation Project

The Rodin Museum in Philadelphia shuts its doors Thursday for a month-long reinstallation.

01/07/2015

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