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Phil Helsel

Reporter and news editor

Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.

Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.


Latest from Phil Helsel

2h ago

Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter accused of stealing $16M from the MLB star

The former interpreter for Los Angeles Dodgers sensation Shohei Ohtani was federally charged with bank fraud Thursday, accused of stealing more than $16 million from one of Major League Baseball's biggest stars.
2d ago

Tornadoes hit Louisiana and Texas as severe weather causes damage in South

A tornado with 115-mph winds ripped off roofs and tore down power lines in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Wednesday, and another twister damaged homes in Texas as severe weather struck the South.
2d ago

L.A. woman killed partner, possibly threw kids from a moving SUV before crashing it, police say

An L.A. woman fatally stabbed her partner, possibly threw her two kids from a moving SUV on the 405 freeway and then killed herself by crashing into a tree, authorities said.
3d ago

Women outshine men in NCAA final TV viewership

For the first time, more people watched the NCAA women’s final game than the men’s, Nielsen said Tuesday.
3d ago

Women outshine men in NCAA final TV viewership

For the first time, more people watched the NCAA women’s basketball final game than the men’s, Nielsen said Tuesday.
3d ago

UConn wins NCAA men’s basketball championship over Purdue: Highlights

Follow the latest March Madness news and live score updates as UConn and Purdue compete on the national stage in the NCAA men’s championship basketball game.

South Carolina beats Iowa to take home NCAA women's championship title: Highlights

Follow the latest March Madness news and live score updates as Iowa and South Carolina compete on the national stage in the NCAA women’s championship basketball game.

UConn defeats Alabama in Final Four to face Purdue in NCAA championship: Highlights

Follow the latest March Madness news and live score updates as Purdue, N.C. State, Alabama and UConn compete in the Final Four for a spot in the NCAA championship Monday.

Jewish man killed in altercation at dueling pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian rallies in California

Authorities in Ventura County, California, are investigating the death of Paul Kessler, a Jewish man who was injured during a confrontation at dueling rallies over Israel and Gaza died Monday, the sheriff’s department said.
8d ago

Inmates at New York prison will get to watch eclipse after all

Inmates at New York state’s Woodbourne Correctional Facility will get to view Monday’s solar eclipse after all, lawyers for the inmates who sued over the matter said Thursday.
8d ago

Deadly storms with flooding rain and tornadoes leave path of destruction in multiple states

At least three people are dead in the wake of severe storms that brought tornadoes Tuesday and continued to wreak havoc on the eastern parts of the country Wednesday, officials said.