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
Maryland fire officials say a fire inside a Cecil County exotic pets shop has killed an unknown number of animals.
Paperwork is landing on a Virginia judge’s desk over who gets ownership of a stolen Renoir painting. It was taken from the Baltimore Museum of Art decades ago and allegedly resurfaced as a $7 flea market special.
Environmentalists vow to fight that construction and urge transportation officials to route the proposed purple line around the endangered Hay’s Spring amphipod.
The sun’s power apparently proved too much for Comet ISON.
A controversial pipeline gets a federal okay. It’s for a new natural gas pipeline to run underground from Baltimore County to Harford County.
Mixing rocket science and business. That’s what NASA and Maryland have signed on to do.
It’s a poaching case that could bring prison time. That’s unusual but then the charges are substantial.
A new five-year strategy to fight crime is unveiled.
Orioles owner Peter Angelos opened his checkbook Wednesday but not for a hot pitching prospect.
A tunnel is not the best place for a train to derail, but it happened under Baltimore. It was Amtrak’s passenger train, the Silver Meteor. WJZ first reported the accident Monday.
Lights, camera, income. Gov. Martin O’Malley visited the cast and crew of the HBO comedy “Veep.”
When it comes to rain and snow, best estimates of what a storm is packing are about to get better.