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
A humpback whale spotted in the Chesapeake Bay was likely just following its stomach.
Prayer and a silent march is how one high school marked the anniversary of the death of Freddie Gray and the upheaval that followed.
Investigators are trying to find out whether arson is to blame for a vehicle fire that caused two others nearby to go up in flames outside a Pikesville apartment complex Monday morning.
Galvanized by Freddie Gray’s death, a coalition of activists have spent months laying the groundwork for a community center in Sandtown.
Arrested, cleared and now they’re suing. It all stems from incidents during the Freddie Gray unrest a year ago.
A brutal attack carried out in Dundalk by a group of seven teenagers and young adults nearly cost 61-year-old Richard Fletcher his life last April.
There was a rescue below street level Tuesday afternoon in Baltimore when a man fell into an open trench.
Police kept it a secret, but now it’s front and center in a lawsuit. It’s called “Stingray,” a high-tech way of breaking into cell phones.
A scientific study of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay was recently approved by Maryland legislatures, but some watermen say it could actually hurt the industry.
Dust off your crab mallets because it’s shaping up to be a great crab season in Maryland.
Congressman Elijah Cummings threw his political weight into Baltimore’s mayoral primary Tuesday, endorsing Catherine Pugh. But will it be enough to widen her narrow lead in the heated race for mayor?
For the first time in decades, unsettled races are giving Maryland votes added weight.