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.

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Pressure Mounting For Mosby To Drop Charges In Remaining Gray Cases

A high-stakes and controversial decision is ahead for Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.



City Ready For Verdict In Goodson Murder Trial

Judge Barry Williams is expected to render his verdict in the murder trial of Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson.


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Judge Will Issue Verdict in Goodson Case Thursday Morning

Judge Barry Williams will announce his verdict for Officer Caesar Goodson on Thursday at 10 a.m.


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Conflicting Testimony Fills Baltimore Officer’s Trial

The defense has rested in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson Junior.


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Judge Will Not Throw Out Murder Charge Faced By Freddie Gray Van Driver

There were clashes in the courtroom Thursday in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson Junior.


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Prosecution Rests In Goodson Trial; Judge to Rule On Acquittal Motion

The prosecution has rested its case in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson Junior.


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Expert: Blood In Police Van Belonged To Prisoner Who Died

Testimony continues in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson. He faces the most serious charges in the death of Freddie Gray, including second degree murder.


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Co-defendant Says Gray Didn’t Appear Injured

An officer testifying against a van driver charged in the death of a 25-year-old man in police custody said he told the driver that the man needed to go to a hospital only because he wouldn’t be admitted to jail if he requested medical aid there.


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Asst. Medical Examiner Stands By Ruling That Gray’s Death A Homicide

The assistant medical examiner who ruled Freddie Gray’s death a homicide took the stand Friday in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson.


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Judge Won’t Dismiss Charges In Goodson Trial, Prosecution Criticized for Withholding Evidence

The trial for a police officer charged with murder in the death of Freddie Gray is set to begin Thursday.


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Pivotal Trial In Freddie Gray Case To Begin Thursday

The pivotal trial in the Freddie Gray case will begin Thursday, and there could be some surprises.


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Van Driver In Freddie Gray Case Chooses Bench Trial

Officer Caesar Goodson’s decision to choose a trial by judge has proven a successful strategy for other officers facing criminal charges.




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