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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Molly Shattuck. (photo credit: The Baltimore Sun)

Trial Date Set For Ex-Ravens Cheerleader Charged In Teen’s Rape

A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader charged with raping a teenage boy and providing other minors with alcohol is set for a court hearing Wednesday.

01/07/2015

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Family Speaking Out About Ravens Security Sex Assault Incident

Family members of the woman accusing the Ravens’ Security Chief of a sex assault are speaking about the case and angry the peace order she filed against him was dismissed,

01/06/2015

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Protective Order Against Ravens Security Chief Dismissed

The protective order placed against the head of Ravens security has been dismissed.

01/06/2015

The Rev. Canon Heather E. Cook. Photo: Diocese of Maryland.

Bishop Was ‘In Shock’ After Fatally Striking Cyclist With Car

More than a week after the death of a cyclist in Baltimore, no charges have been filed against the driver. The Episcopal church has identified her as a high-ranking bishop, who initially left the scene.

01/05/2015

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New Plan To Honor ‘Serial’ Podcast Victim

Serial is one of the world’s most popular podcasts, documenting the murder of a Woodlawn High School student and the conviction of her ex-boyfriend.

01/02/2015

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More Details On Ravens Security Chief Alleged Sex Assault

More details on the alleged sexual assault at M&T Bank Stadium that has Ravens Security Chief Darren Sanders sitting out the team’s first playoff game.

01/01/2015

Heather E. Cook, photo courtesy Diocese of Maryland.

Role Of Church Questioned After Bishop Allegedly Left Fatal Crash Scene

The role of a high-ranking local religious leader in the death of a cyclist has stirred strong emotions and criticism of her church.

12/31/2014

The Rev. Canon Heather E. Cook. Photo: Diocese of Maryland.

Investigation Continues Into Fatal Baltimore Bike Accident

The investigation continues into the fatal bike accident that took the life of 41-year-old Tom Palermo.

12/30/2014

The Rev. Canon Heather E. Cook. Photo: Diocese of Maryland.

Md. Bishop Who Admitted To Striking Biker Has DUI Record

There’s new information about the driver behind the wheel of an accident that killed a cyclist in north Baltimore. She’s a high-ranking member of the Episcopal Church—who once pleaded guilty in a DUI case.

12/29/2014

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Md. Man Charged With Arson In Christmas Morning Blaze

Authorities say that a man with a history of mental illness poured gasoline down the stairs of his mother’s home and waited before warning a family with a toddler living in the basement to get out.

12/26/2014

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Former Detective Files Lawsuit Against Baltimore Police Department

The new lawsuit claims detective Joe Crystal faced intimidation and harassment after blowing the whistle on fellow officers’ misconduct on the job.

12/24/2014

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Public Speaks Out After Two NYPD Officers Murdered

We’re following new developments in a gunman’s rampage that began in Maryland and ended with the murders of two police officers in New York City. His ex-girlfriend’s condition has just been upgraded.

12/23/2014

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