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.

9-11 Artifact BWI Marshall Airport

BWI Airport to be New Home for 9/11 Artifact

A burnt, twisted piece of aluminum that was once part of the facade of one of the World Trade Centers, now has a home at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.



Earth Isn’t the Only Water World in Our Solar System

Earth is not the only water world in the solar system. Jupiter’s moon Europa is believed to hold more water, hidden beneath an ice crust that’s miles thick.


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Howard Co. Police: Man Threatened to Kill Family, Shot By Police

Police in Howard County are investigating a officer-involved shooting on Monday morning.



Runners Chasing A Cure For Prostate Cancer This Weekend

Chesapeake Urology’s 10th annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Run is set to get underway this weekend at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium.



Cleaning Up The Chesapeake Bay; Quality Improving

According to a federal report, 2015 saw fewer pollutants in rivers feeding the Chesapeake Bay.



World Leaders Discuss Making Refugees a Priority

Following his United Nation’s address, President Obama joined other world leaders to discuss the worst refugee crisis since World War II.


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FBI Working to Protect Children from Online Predators

With a new school year underway, the FBI is increasing its efforts to protect children from online predators.


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Owings Mills High Grad’s Terrorism Hearing Begins At Guantanamo Bay

From Baltimore County to the terrorist prison at Guantanamo, the life of Majid Khan now has a new twist.



Demonstrators Explode Over Oil Train Derailments

Tank cars carrying oil can have derailments triggering explosions, fires and spills. That possibility brought demonstrators to Baltimore City Hall to pass a bill that would authorize a study of oil trains passing through the city:


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Most Expensive Navy Destroyer Ever To Be Commissioned In Inner Harbor

he most expensive, and potentially lethal destroyer the U.S. Navy has ever built, is headed to Baltimore.


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Baltimore Man Recalls Working With Mother Teresa, Who Is About To Be Named A Saint

This Sunday, Mother Teresa will be formally recognized as a saint by the Catholic church.


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7 Maryland Cases Of Hepatitis A Now Linked To Smoothies

Virginia health officials say there are now 40 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A that are connected to frozen strawberries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations across the state, up from 28 cases less than a week ago.



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