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

Golf Lessons Helping Recovering Addicts Stay Clean

It’s part of the county’s plan to fight addiction with sports.


Spruce Harbor Park Set To Open With Several New Features

One of Philadelphia’s most popular outdoor attractions, the Spruce Street Harbor Park, opens for the summer on Friday with a few big changes.


Over 5,600 Pounds Of Veal Produced In Pa. Recalled Due To E. Coli Contamination

A Souderton-based meat distributor is recalling 5,600 pounds of product believed to be contaminated.


Haason Reddick Returns To Camden Middle School

It was a hero’s welcome as Haason Reddick entered gym full of cheering students at Camden Promise Charter Middle School.


Scavenger Hunt Helps Fund Future In Technology For Kids In Philly

“Coded by Kids” teaches students everything from basic computer coding to advanced software development.


2017 NFL Draft

Mayor Kenney Gives City High Praise For Draft Success: ‘I’m Proud Of Them All’

All 253 picks of the NFL Draft are in the books, and Mayor Jim Kenney is thrilled with the way everything turned out.


Mayor Kenney Opens City Hall To Philly’s Black LGBTQ Community For Party

Mayor Jim Kenney opened the gates to the courtyard at City Hall Saturday so members of the black LGBT community had a place to party.


Crews Scramble To Finish Setting Up For NFL Draft

Rain Tuesday night slowed down progress on the Ben Franklin Parkway and now crews are kicking it into overdrive to get everything ready for the NFL Draft on Thursday.


Temple Hospital Invites Community To Help Celebrate 125th Anniversary

The Ontario Street lobby and courtyard will be transformed into a medical carnival of sorts for Temple University Hospital’s Health Fest.


Atlantic City Residents Speaking Out Against Utility Privatization

People of Atlantic City are boiling mad about the prospect of the city’s Municipal Utility Authority being sold.


Registration Underway For Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon In Philly

The Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon is a run with more fun than a typical race.


CCP Hosts Information Session On Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

As automakers produce more alternative fuel vehicles, many consumers have questions about how things work.


Overnight Shooting Leaves 1 Dead In North Philly

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed last night in the city’s Strawberry Mansion section.


Wawa Celebrates Its Birthday By Handing Out Free Coffee

Plans to expand in Philadelphia were also revealed.


Elderly War Veteran Terrorized, Robbed In NE Philadelphia Home Invasion

“I was set up by some young people that I sent to the store, gave a few dollars.”


Philadelphia Children’s Alliance Renews Partnership With Several City Agencies

The Philadelphia Children’s Alliance has renewed partnerships with several agencies in the city to make life as easy as possible for child victims of sexual abuse.


Police: 2 Men Robbed, 1 Shot In North Philadelphia

Police say two men had just taken money out of an ATM at 4th and Wyoming when someone pulled a gun on them.


Legoland Discovery Center Finally Opens Its Doors In Plymouth Meeting

Kids knocked down the lego brick wall at Legoland Discovery Center Philadelphia, officially opening the newest attraction inside the Plymouth Meeting Mall.


Eagles, Axalta Honor ‘All-Pro Teacher’ For His Work In Classroom

The Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta Coating Systems invited this year’s All-Pro Teacher of the Year and some of his students to show off their engineering prowess Wednesday at Lincoln Financial Field.


Sixers Making Memories for Those With Special Needs

April is Autism Awareness month, and the 76ers invited some special guests to the game last night.


Nearly $200M Project Gets Underway To Transform Philadelphia Museum Of Art

A massive overhaul of the Philadelphia Museum of Art has begun, and the nearly $200-million dollar project will take about three years to complete.


Gov. Wolf Highlights Importance Of Tech Startups At Pennovation Center

Governor Tom Wolf dropped by the University of Pennsylvania Wednesday to talk with entrepreneurs and to highlight the importance of tech innovation for the state’s economy.


Dozens In Philly Learn About Struggles Christians Face In The Middle East

A few dozen people gathered at St. Maron’s Maronite Church in South Philadelphia last night to learn more about the struggles and violence faced by Christians in the Middle East.


New Veterinary Clinic In Lawncrest Aims To Provide Low Cost Pet Care

A Texas based non-profit that provides low-cost, preventative vet care has opened a facility in the Philadelphia’s Lawncrest neighborhood.


NJ Students Watch As 15 People Become Naturalized American Citizens

In Marlton today, 15 people from 11 countries became naturalized American citizens.


‘He Was The Greatest’: Legendary Philly DJ Remembers The Late Chuck Berry

The news of Berry’s passing was hard to take for Philadelphia DJ legend Jerry Blavat, who says Berry was truly one of a kind.


Train Collides With Vehicle On Tracks In North Philadelphia

It happened on the 3400 block of West Westmoreland Street in North Philadelphia.


St. Patrick’s Day Means Rise And Grind For Irish Dancers

One group dropped by the CBS Broadcast Center this morning to spread Celtic Cheer.


New Event Invites Citizens To Put Community Improvement Ideas ‘On The Table’

A national event are seeking people to host informal meetings between citizens who want to talk about ways to improve their communities.


Study: Local Public Gardens Worth About Quarter Billion Dollars A Year For Economy

Executive director Paul Meyer says social media is good for gardens.




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