Alex DeMetrick

Alex DeMetrick 175x131Alex DeMetrick has been a general assignment reporter with WJZ Eyewitness News since September 1984.

Alex began his journalism career in California.

Alex has received many awards from United Press International and The Associated Press.  He also received a Lincoln University Award for his political reporting.

A native of Michigan, Alex moved to California at the age of seven.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University and pursued graduate studies at San Jose State University.

Alex enjoys sailing, hiking, writing, movies and jazz.

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Hopkins Developing New Drug To Fight Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Like a lot of dangerous bacteria, the train that causes tuberculosis has developed resistance to antibiotics. Hopkins School of Public Health is developing a new medicine to combat TB.

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Study: Maryland Ranks High In Solar Power Programs

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Mandel Lies In Repose At Maryland State House

A final tribute for a former Maryland governor whose life was long and eventful.


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Wednesday’s Freddie Gray Hearing Could See Charges Dismissed; Mosby Recused

Police are preparing for potential unrest but what happens in the streets depends upon what happens in court.


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From Creativity To Corruption, Mandel Was A Political Force

Legislator, governor, convicted felon. All were stages in the life of Marvin Madel, who passed away Sunday at the age of 95.



UMUC Says No More Textbooks, Students Save Millions

Higher education almost always means higher cost. That includes the soaring prices for textbooks.



NASA: Rising Sea Levels, Shrinking Ice Has Big Impact On Md.

From space to right now on the ground, NASA researchers are racing to keep up with the world’s melting ice.


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200-Year-Old Shipwreck Found On Md. Eastern Shore

A rare piece of Maryland history has surfaced on the Eastern Shore. A 200-year-old shipwreck has been found in the Nanticoke River near the town of Vienna.



Illegal Drone Delivery To Inmates Gets Foiled By Police

Police have stopped a drone delivery heading inside a western Maryland Prison.



1 Hospitalized After Apartment Fire In Southeast Baltimore

A fire burned through apartment after apartment early Friday morning, seriously injuring one woman and triggering multiple resources.


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Second Airship Launched In Test Of Missile Defense System

The U.S. military has launched the second of two helium-filled airships near Baltimore to test an East Coast missile defense system.



Sex Assault Trial For Ravens’ Security Head Continues Tuesday

The charge is fourth degree sex assault; the defendant is the man in charge of Ravens security and Tuesday is day two of Darren Sanders’ trial.