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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.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

move over

Drivers Urged To Slow Down And Stay Alert In Work Zones

No matter what the job skill, staying alive comes first for highway workers.

04/02/2014

wounded warriors center

New Walter Reed Facility Provides Respite For Wounded Warriors

Medical science has saved thousands of lives on the battlefield, but sometimes the saved can use a little break from medicine.

04/01/2014

patterson park fort

Dig Underway In Patterson Park To Unearth Fort Citizens Built To Stop The British

When it comes to the War of 1812, Fort McHenry gets most of the attention in Baltimore. But efforts are underway to unearth another fortification that’s not so well known.

03/28/2014

renoir painting

Stolen Renoir Painting Back At The BMA 6 Decades Later

Stolen half a century ago, a painting by Renoir is back where it belongs in Baltimore.

03/27/2014

Washington Monument

Washington Monument Finally About To Reopen

The high point of Washington DC has had kind of a low profile the last few years—but that’s about to change.

03/26/2014

maryland day

Happy Maryland Day! The State Remembers The Past While Looking Forward

Three hundred and eighty years ago today, the first English colonists arrived in Maryland, which makes today Maryland Day.

03/25/2014

particle fever

‘Particle Fever’ Film Now Playing At Charles Theater Unravels Mysteries Of The Universe

Johns Hopkins may be a long way from Hollywood, but two physics professors have a movie in the can.

03/24/2014

brooklyn

Police Investigate Double Shooting Near Brooklyn Park Library

Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a double shooting in Brooklyn Park. It happened near a school. The suspects remain at large.

03/21/2014

spring temps

NASA: Spring Temperatures Have Sprung Early

The calendar may say spring starts Thursday, but science says it’s starting earlier than it used to. That might be hard to believe after the winter we’ve been through.

03/20/2014

bay bridge crash

Truck Driver’s Inattention, Inexperience Cause Of July Bay Bridge Accident

A terrifying plunge off the Bay Bridge and into the water last summer launched a number of investigations. Now the findings of a federal report are out.

03/19/2014

space, outer space, big bang

New Scientific Discovery Backs Up Big Bang Theory

Prepare to think small to imagine something very big. In this case, it’s the spark of the big bang itself.

03/18/2014

malaysian flight

Local Aircraft Experts Weigh In On The Mystery Of The Missing Malaysian Jetliner

A week into the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner, investigators still have no idea where the plane is. But there is growing evidence a deliberate act may have sent the plan thousands of miles off its original course.

03/14/2014

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