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.
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A man from Baltimore is now in custody, accused of firing a gun into a crowd of people during heated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.
With murders in Baltimore surging, city judges say they want to stay out of politics and will not attend the closed-door gathering with the governor and other key players in the crime fight.
Baltimore’s police commissioner says there is nothing questionable about an officer recorded on a body camera apparently re-enacting the discovery of drugs.
Two of the nine sailors missing since a Navy destroyer collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore Monday are from Maryland.
Baltimore remains on pace for more murders than ever before. Wednesday, the mayor outlined new federal and state help to stem the shootings, while the police commissioner urged patience.
More than 500 cases have now been impacted by investigations into Baltimore Police Department officers’ actions caught on body cameras.
A man accused of killing his 6-year-old sister and two young cousins has been ordered held without bond pending a mental competency hearing.
Across the country, it is rare that officers are mandated to wear body cameras while working secondary jobs in uniform.
New revelations in the scandal surrounding body camera video, and whether Baltimore Police Department officers planted evidence.
Still reeling from tornadoes, people in two Eastern Shore communities are assessing the damage and beginning to rebuild.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Salisbury Monday, which caused major damage to the area.
The National Weather Service says an EF-1 tornado touched down in Salisbury after strong winds and heavy rain struck the eastern shore.