Mike Dougherty

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Senator Menendez Crying Foul Over Plan By Airlines To Reduce Size Of Carry-On Luggage

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey is skeptical of a proposal by the International Air Transport Association that would reduce the size of carry-on luggage allowed on a flight.

06/10/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

47 New Philadelphia Police Officers Sworn In in North Philadelphia

These young men and women are about to embark on an unpredictable and sometimes dangerous journey, with the mission to serve and protect.

06/05/2015

(Left, a reliquary.  Right, a bronze cast of the hand of St. Pope John II, which the public will be invited to touch while it is on display in Philadelphia.  Images provided)

Vatican Sending Some Notable Items to Philadelphia Ahead of Pope’s Visit

The exhibit, called “Vatican Splendors,” will be on display at the Franklin Institute starting September 19th.

06/05/2015

(Students take part in an after-school Scrabble tournament at the Independence Seaport Museum.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Phila. Students Take Part In After-School Scrabble Tourney at Seaport Museum

At today’s event, they had the chance to play against kids from other schools, with some prizes on the line.

06/04/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

West Philly H.S. Students Mark Passage Through ‘TOP’ Program

About 70 freshmen at West Philadelphia High School were honored for their completion of the Teen Outreach Program.

06/04/2015

(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

(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

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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

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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

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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: Philadelphia Police Department)

Philadelphia Police Investigating After 2 Rental Trucks Reported Stolen This Past Week

While there are no credible homeland security threats relating to the vans, authorities want find these them as soon as possible.

05/01/2015

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