Mike Dougherty

(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

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

(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

(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

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

(The 2015 Mummers' Parade gets under way outside Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Adjusting Tradition, Mummers Strutting DOWN Broad Street For 2015 Parade

This year the parade begins at 15th and Market Streets in center city and ends at Broad and Washington Avenue, with performance stops at Sansom and Carpenter Streets.

01/01/2015

Flu Shot (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Health Department: Confirmed Cases Of Flu In Pa. Rising Rapidly

Officials at the Pennsylvania Department of Health say at least 11 people have died of the flu so far this year.

12/29/2014

File Photo (Credit: Thinkstock)

Millions Hit The Road On One Of The Busiest Travel Days Of The Year

AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates about 100 million people will travel at least 50 miles.

12/28/2014

(credit: SEPTA)

A Christmas Miracle! Two SEPTA Officers Deliver Baby Aboard Train

Two SEPTA transit cops gave the gift of life… literally, as they delivered a baby Thursday aboard the Market-Frankford El.

12/25/2014

Army Specialist Collin Tidd  returned home Sunday. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Army Veteran Receives Heroes Welcome In South Jersey

Christmas came early in Camden County for Army Specialist Collin Tidd Sunday as he returned home from Afghanistan.

12/21/2014

Santa handing out gifts to underprivileged children in Camden (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Camden Police Officers Spread Christmas Cheer To Underprivileged Children

Police Officers in Camden spent the final Sunday before Christmas passing out toys to underprivileged children in the city.

12/21/2014

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