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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.


NASA Studies Asteroid Collisions From Millions Of Years Ago

Studying asteroid craters on the moon is helping scientists learn more about the conditions of the solar system billions of years ago.


Rock Steady Parkinson's Boxing

Boxing Giving Strength To Those Battling Against Parkinson’s

There’s no cure, but there is a way to battle back against Parkinson’s disease. Some skills used while in the boxing ring are some people ease some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s.


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Coast Guard Cutter Taney Memorialized On Pearl Harbor Anniversary

The Coast Guard Cutter Taney is a floating museum today. Every December 7th it becomes Baltimore’s touchstone to Pearl Harbor, and the Japanese attack 75 years ago: “A date that will live in infamy.”



Grinch Investigation: Christmas Lights Stolen In Edgemere

Stealing a little holiday cheer. That’s what’s happening in one Baltimore County neighborhood.



Baltimore Postal Facility Fined Over Leaked Medical Waste

Potentially dangerous medical waste traveling through the mail. It isn’t illegal, but a local incident has triggered a massive fine.



Havre de Grace Teacher Wins Milken Family Foundation Teaching Award

This year, 35 Milken Family Foundation Awards are being given out across the country. One Maryland teacher had no idea it was coming.



New City Council Members Could Mean A $15 Minimum Wage In Baltimore

There is new hope this evening for supporters of a higher minimum wage in Baltimore.


A fire broke out at a multimillion dollar mansion in the 900 block of Childs Point Road in Annapolis on Jan. 19, 2015 at 3:30 a.m. (Photo Credit: Anne Arundel County Fire)

Family Member Of Annapolis Mansion Fire Victims Trying To Prevent Similar Tragedies

One Maryland woman is reliving a painful memory in the hopes of preventing future tragedies.



Under Armour Re-Imagines a Community Center in East Baltimore

An east Baltimore community center, re-imagined as the UA House at Fayette, had all the energy of a pep rally, stuck in the middle of a massive grand opening Tuesday.



Md. Man Charged With Aiding ISIL Argues Freedom Of Speech

A Harford County man charged with aiding ISIS wants a judge to throw the charges out.



Md.’s Bail System: Presumed Innocent By Law, Locked Up By Income

In Maryland, people pay tens of millions of dollars every year to get out of jail.


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Actor Gary Sinise Welcomes Wounded Veteran Into New Home

The Avilas are the 15th family this year to receive a home sponsored by the Gary Sinise Foundation.




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