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Mike Hellgren

Hellgren Mike175x131 (2)WJZ general assignment reporter Mike Hellgren came to Maryland’s News Station in the spring of 2004 from KARK-TV, an NBC affiliate station in Little Rock, Arkansas where he worked as a general assignment reporter, as well as fill-in anchor. Solid reporting credentials and a reputation for breaking important news stories characterized Mike’s work both there and at KTAL-TV, another NBC station in Shreveport, La. where he also was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor.

He also worked as a reporter/producer/photographer for KLAX-TV, an ABC station in Alexandria, La. and started his career in broadcast journalism with a cable news program called First Edition News in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Mike holds a B.S. degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and grew up partly in Chicago and partly in Louisiana.

More Stories by Mike Hellgren

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Investigation: Balt. Police Brutality Settlements Cost Taxpayers $11.5M

The allegations revealed in a Baltimore Sun investigation. They involve people who suffered broken bones, head trauma and even death—allegedly after altercations with city police.

09/29/2014

Jesse Matthew Jr.

Suspect Back In Va. To Face Abduction Charges

Where is Hannah Graham? Investigators hope they can finally get some answers with the prime suspect now in their custody.

09/26/2014

Brandon Finney

Report: Gang Activity Increasing Throughout Maryland

The death of an innocent young father caught in gang crossfire at a bus stop in Baltimore is sending shockwaves through the community—but it’s far from the only incident. A report shows gang activity is growing statewide.

09/24/2014

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Ravens Owner Receives Praise & Criticism For His Response To ESPN Allegations

The Ravens owner is drawing both praise and criticism after answering almost an hour’s worth of questions about the Ray Rice scandal.

09/23/2014

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Bisciotti: “No One Here Is Losing Their Job”

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti talked about allegations made by an ESPN article.

09/22/2014

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Goodell Says He’s Not Resigning, But The NFL Is Changing Its Policies

Roger Goodell made his first public statements in more than a week about a rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence.

09/19/2014

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Former Raven And His Wife Comment On Rice Case In Interview With Dr. Phil

A former teammate of Ray Rice says alcohol played a role in the elevator punch. His wife says Janay is frustrated because of criticism she’s gotten for staying in her marriage.

09/18/2014

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NFL Players Union Appeals Ray Rice Indefinite Suspension

We’re learning new information about Ray Rice’s appeal and why its success could depend upon two critical meetings with the NFL commissioner.

09/17/2014

Rice And Goodell

NFL Players’ Association Files Appeal Over Ray Rice Suspension

Many upset at the NFL’s handling of Ray Rice are urging a boycott of sponsors—and the league is still waiting for formal notice that Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension.

09/16/2014

Baltimore Ravens v Dallas Cowboys

Rice, NFL Players Association Have Until Midnight Tuesday To Appeal

Countdown to an appeal. Ray Rice and the NFL Players’ Union now have until midnight to file an appeal to his suspension and multiple sources believe they will fight it together.

09/16/2014

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NFL Players Union May Appeal Ray Rice’s Indefinite Suspension

New developments in the Ray Rice scandal. The players union left open the possibility it will appeal Rice’s indefinite suspension.

09/12/2014

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Source Says Rice Video Sent To NFL

Who’s telling the truth? A report that an NFL executive had the video for more than five months casts doubt on the commissioner’s story that he only saw it Monday.

09/11/2014

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