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

Move-In Day For Thousands Of Freshmen Students At Temple

In North Philadelphia on Wednesday, more than 6,000 students were moving into dorms and apartments on Temple University’s main campus.


Franklin Institute Offering Unique Eclipse Viewing Experience

There are few places better prepared for an eclipse watch party than the Franklin Institute.


Girl Scouts Taking Part In STEM Summer Camp

Girl Scouts from throughout the region are taking part in a summer camp at Jefferson University aimed at getting more women into science, technology, engineering and math careers. 


South Jersey Congressman Takes Aim At Opioids

Congressman Donald Norcross is pushing for doctors to learn more about addiction.


Eagles Host Career Fair For Veterans

The Philadelphia Eagles opened their doors on Thursday for a career fair, where veterans are helping other veterans.


PD: Vehicles In Police And Fire Shared Garage Found Covered In Flammable Liquid

Philadelphia police are very concerned after vehicles in a garage under a shared police and fire station in West Philly were found covered with a flammable liquid early Wednesday morning.


Sen. Menendez Leads NJ Delegation Opposing Trump’s Plan To Allow Oil Drilling In Atlantic Ocean

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey is leading a group of law makers who are asking President Trump to abandon plans to allow oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.


South Jersey Food Bank Gets Help From Local Shop Rite

On Thursday, a group of employees from Shop Rite visited the food bank to lend a hand and see just how far a dollar can go.


Camp Kids With Special Needs Beat Summer Heat At Franklin Institute

A group of 70 kids from the Variety Club Camp jumped and surfed their way through the swim zone, poked and prodded their way through the section dedicated to the human brain.


Kids Celebrate National Night Out With Cops In Bensalem

Bensalem Mayor Joe DiGirolamo says it’s all about building a bond between kids and cops.


Jefferson Medical Students Receive Their White Coats

A new crop of students embarked on their journey to become physicians at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical School on Friday.


Man Found Stabbed Overnight Near Pa. Convention Center

Man Found Stabbed Overnight Near Pa. Convention Center

Police say a fight in Center City ended with one man being stabbed.


Former FBI Agent Shares Insight On Bucks County Body Search

A former FBI agent shared some of the tricks of the trade that eventually led to the gruesome discovery of four bodies.


Dunkin’ Donuts Donation To Philabundance Brings Partnership To A Milestone

Dunkin Donuts and Philabundance have been partners for years, and Wednesday’s donation from Dunkin’ Donuts pushed the partnership to a milestone.


Ground Broken In Delco On New Housing For Child Cancer Patients

Families from all around spend time in Philadelphia as their children receive cancer treatment at world class hospitals. For many, finding a place to stay during treatment is a serious struggle.



4th Of July Party On The Parkway Promises Fun

America was born in Philadelphia and the City of Brotherly Love celebrates Independence Day like no place else.


From Africa To Philly, Refugee Never Stopped Chasing Dream Of Graduating

John Hashim’s journey to a GED began in Congo, where by the age of 14 he’d he lost his entire family to tribal wars.


NJ Lawmaker Pushing To Name ‘State Microbe’

New Jersey has begun the process of naming an official state microbe.


Paoli Inventors Hopeful Medical Device Could Change Future For Doctors, Patients

DxtER wraps around the patient’s wrist and connects to fingertip sensors. The device measures body temperature and blood pressure and can even detect pneumonia and diabetes.


Dozens Of Camden Students Complete Gang Resistance Program With Police

Students at Dudley Elementary School in Camden were celebrated Wednesday for graduating from an anti-gang program held by the police. 


North Philly Shop Owner Helping Customers Make Healthy Choices

One store owner trashed all the tobacco products on her shelves Friday morning in an effort to promote healthier choices for her customers.


As Grilling Season Heats Up, Fire Commissioner Thiel Says Safety First: ‘This Can Be Serious Stuff’

Thiel says every year they receive calls from people who have roasted their eye brows off after trying to light the grill with a match.


Philadelphia School Celebrates Police Officer Appreciation Day

Students at the Mathematics, Civics, and Sciences Charter School put on a show for a crowd of cops on Thursday for Philadelphia Police Officer Appreciation Day.


Students Spend Time In Court During PAL Mock Trial Competition

Some middle school students in Philadelphia argued before a real common pleas judge on Wednesday as part of a Police Athletic League mock trial at the Criminal Justice Center.


3 Years Later, 10-Year-Old Stroke Survivor Has A Field Day

Three years ago, a 10-year-old Marlton boy suffered a stroke. Thanks to the doctors at CHOP, he’s back to living a normal life.


Cape May Residents Get First Taste Of New, Improved McDonald’s

Have a seat and wait for your food to arrive, that’s the new way of doing business at McDonald’s restaurants.


South Jersey Man Found Guilty Of Torching Ex-Wife’s Home, Injuring Firefighter

Bret Henderson was convicted of arson and aggravated assault for injuries suffered by a firefighter battling the blaze.


Camden Students Sleep Outside To Support Homeless Youth

Life is hard for the homeless. It’s a lesson students in Camden learned first hand as they slept outside in boxes Friday night to raise money and awareness for Covenant House.


Members Of University Of Pittsburgh Rowing Team Burglarized

The crooks got away with laptops, wallets, keys and even team uniforms and gear.


Arraignment Set For Philly Cop Accused Of Dumping Emaciated Dog In Trash Bag

Arraignment has been set for a Philadelphia Police Officer accused of animal cruelty.




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