Mike Dougherty

US Marshals Service director Stasia Hylton, center, listens as Camden County police chief Scott Thomson speaks with reporters.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Scores Arrested in Camden As Part of Nationwide Sweep of Fugitives

Camden County police chief Scott Thomson said the arrests will help cut overall crime.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Corporate Leaders Hoping To Help Spur Bright Future For Camden, N.J.

Executives and businesspeople gathered today in a conference room at Campbell’s Soup Co. to talk about the steps necessary for revitalizing Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Local Political Analyst Expects Different Presidential Campaign From Hillary Clinton

La Salle political science professor Mary Ellen Balchunis feels Hillary Clinton has learned from the mistakes she made during her 2008 run for president.

04/12/2015

(Standing below the 25th Street Viaduct, officials show a rendering of what the bridge will look like after it is refurbished.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

South Philly’s 25th Street Rail Viaduct Getting First Makeover in 85 Years

Officials say the gigantic, 1.2-mile, 25th Street Viaduct is in good shape structurally, but it’s not pretty. There are also concerns about public safety from crumbling concrete.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

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Police: Coach Opens Fire During Youth Basketball Game In Southwest Philadelphia

It happened around 2 p.m. Saturday at the Christy Recreation Center on the 700 block of South 55th Street.

04/05/2015

Camden Riversharks Stadium (credit: Camden Riversharks)

Camden County Government Buying Cash-Strapped Campbell’s Field

The Camden Riversharks were being sued because the team owed more than $4-million in back rent, but the bank backed off this week and approved a deal to sell the ballpark to the county.

04/04/2015

(Students at Leap Academy, in Camden, help cut the ribbon on a new health-and-wellness center at the school.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

A Camden, NJ Charter School Gets Its Own, In-House Health Center For Students and Parents

The basement at the Leap Academy building, on Cooper Street, is now a full-service health clinic, run by the school of nursing of Rutgers-Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Visiting German students getting a briefing at Camden City Hall during their tour of government offices.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

German Students Visiting Camden County Taking Plane Crash News In Stride, Says Teacher

The students, who are being hosted by Collingswood High School and were in Camden today, will be flying back home on Tuesday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Naje Taylor, center, is one of the young people who were once in foster care.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Coffee Shop With a Mission: Helping Former Foster Kids Bloom as Adults

The Monkey and The Elephant, at 29th Street and Girard Avenue, employs young people who are aging out of the foster care system.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

File photo of Philadelphia taxis. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

PPA Green Lights Taxi Driver Co-op

A Philadelphia taxi co-op has taken a major step forward in the six-year battle to become the first recognized and approved by the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

03/26/2015

10-year-old Jack Reidenbach greets Villanova's men's basketball team as they return home from Pittsburgh. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Villanova Returns Home After Crushing Defeat In NCAA Tournament

Despite his team’s early exit from the NCAA Tournament, head coach Jay Wright is proud of their 33 wins and Big East Tournament title.

03/22/2015

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SEPTA’s Fiscal Budget For 2015 Will Not Include Fare Increases

SEPTA is releasing it’s budget for the 2015 fiscal year. It includes a increase of about three-percent, but no fare increases.

03/22/2015

(Accident victim Candace Gantt with daughters Morgan and Carter, and husband Russ Gantt, at a HUP conference on traumatic brain injuries.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

HUP Doctors and Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Compare Notes on Treatment and Recovery

One of the main concerns for patients such as Candace Gantt, third from left, is the gap between “rehabilitation,” when they are functioning but not at 100 percent, and full recovery.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Snares Championship Match of Gold Cup Soccer Tournament

Landing the championship game is another feather in the cap for Mayor Michael Nutter and his team, who have been on a roll lately.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

Key making kiosk in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Key Making Goes High Tech In Philadelphia

A new key making company has set up kiosks in Philadelphia, and the technology goes a step beyond the standard locksmith.

03/06/2015

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