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.
More Stories by Alex DeMetrick
Our recent cold snap might be measured in days, but it could linger for farmers.
Calls for help are changing in this country.
Batting clean-up is an important job on any baseball team, so is cleaning up after a game is over.
It’s going to take luck and an alarm clock to see, but there will be a total eclipse of the moon over Maryland early Tuesday morning.
One of the nation’s most famous buildings is going under wraps.
A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 has been added to the FBI’s list of “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.”
An emotional day in court for an 81-year-old Harford County woman. Mary Root’s unexpected plunge into the legal system began when her dogs got loose.
You can’t call Maryland legislators starstruck. Under pressure from Hollywood to increase tax breaks for filming here, lawmakers went for a cliffhanger ending.
Signals picked up by underwater listening equipment may finally give searchers a location on the missing Malaysian jet. But the next step is even more complicated.
For supporters, it’s a legislative high. Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A Maryland woman is half a world away, trying to get her two children back. The law is on her side, but realities on the ground in Tunisia have left her in limbo.
The U.S. Secretary of Transportation announces a national distracted driving awareness campaign, focusing on texting behind the wheel.