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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Nurse Accused Of Sexually Abusing His Patients

Breach of trust. A nurse faces criminal charges after police say he touched patients sexually and forced them to touch him.

11/20/2014

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BGF: Baltimore Corruption Case Goes To Trial

Sex, cell phones and corruption inside the city jail. Two inmates, five correctional officers and a state employee all went on trial on charges of conspiracy, money laundering and drug distribution.

11/19/2014

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Wife And Son Of Md. Doctor With Ebola Praying For A Miracle

Ebola hits home. The latest victim is a doctor from Maryland working in Africa. His wife and son spoke to WJZ about his journey back to the United States for help.

11/14/2014

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Gansler Issues Report To Reduce Campus Sex Assaults

A sobering report just released on sexual assaults at Maryland colleges and universities reveals 92 different incidents on campuses statewide last year alone. So what’s being done about it?

11/13/2014

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Rabbi Accused Of Secretly Recording Women In Ritual Bath Appears In Court

Possible victims of a respected rabbi charged with secretly recording women are fuming that prosecutors may cut a deal with him.

11/12/2014

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Lawyer: Teen Who Planned School Shooting Should Be Tried As Juvenile

He’s accused of planning to shoot up and then blow up his high school in Baltimore County—but the 16-year-old’s lawyer says he shouldn’t be tried as an adult.

11/11/2014

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Johns Hopkins Under Scrutiny After New Alleged Sex Assault

Taking action. Three Maryland universities are under federal investigation for how they’ve handled sexual assaults—and another assault, just days ago at Johns Hopkins, is putting that school’s response in the spotlight.

11/10/2014

Shattuck is currently in the midst of a divorce with her husband. They separated earlier this year. (Photo Credit: The Baltimore Sun)

Indicted Ex-Ravens Cheerleader Shattuck Finalizes Divorce

Fallout from the Molly Shattuck sex scandal. Her powerful ex-husband is speaking out.

11/06/2014

Molly Shattuck cheers with the Ravens. (Photo Credit: The Baltimore Sun)

Molly Shattuck Indicted On Charges Related To Sexual Contact With Minor

Molly Shattuck is indicted on charges related to the sexual abuse of a minor. Shattuck, a socialite, is the estranged wife of the chairman of Exelon, which owns BGE.

11/05/2014

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Ray Rice’s Appeal Hearing Begins Wednesday

Former Raven Ray Rice’s appeal will get underway Wednesday in New York City.

11/04/2014

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Md. Gubernatorial Race A Lot Closer Than Expected

In less than 24 hours, Maryland voters will head to the polls to decide our next governor. The race is turning out a lot closer than many once thought.

11/03/2014

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Republican Larry Hogan Looking To Democrats For Gubernatorial Upset Victory

The countdown is on! It’s just four days left until voters cast their ballots for the next governor of Maryland, and Republican Larry Hogan looking to Democrats.

10/31/2014

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