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.

Helen Bentley

Memorial Service Held For Former U.S. Rep. Helen Bentley

Maryland said goodbye to one of its most colorful citizens today.


James Webb Space Telescope

Closer Look At NASA’s Newest Eye In Space: The James Webb Space Telescope

A golden honeycomb, the primary mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope that’s 21-feet in diameter, will go deeper into space and farther back in time than any telescope before it.



Baltimore Residents Want Something Done About Railroad ‘Blast Zone’

This past summer, tanker cars derailed in the Howard Street Tunnel under Baltimore. They weren’t carrying oil, but they could’ve been.



15 Months Later, Last Of New Horizons Data From Pluto Reaches Earth

The last of Pluto’s secrets have finally been downloaded her on Earth, more than a year after the New Horizon spacecraft sped past the dwarf planet.


inmates dog training

Prison Dog-Training Program Expanding At Maryland Prison

Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown is expanding a program that began five years ago, giving inmates the responsibility of training shelter dogs.


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More Than 3,500 Rape Kits Left Untested In Maryland

Thousands of rape kits in Maryland have not been tested, according to data provided by law enforcement agencies to state officials.



Wire Star Looks to Revitalize Station North Arts District

Gambling on a project to help turn a Baltimore neighborhood around. It’s happening in the Station North Arts district.



Gov. Hogan Speaks Out About Proposed Howard St. Tunnel Upgrades

Governor Larry Hogan spoke at the Howard Street Tunnel this morning, about what he says is the next big step for the Port of Baltimore.



BGE Helping Hurricane Mathew Victims Restore Power

BGE and its support personal are on their way to the South to help the hundreds of thousands still without power following Hurricane Mathew.


Pride of Baltimore II

The Pride of Baltimore II Returns Home

The Pride of Baltimore II is back in Fells Point after a four-month journey through the Great Lakes.


Kennedy Krieger Adding New Facility to Serve More Children With Autism

At the Kennedy Krieger Institute, 3,000 children are being treated for autism, along with thousands of others facing a variety of challenges.



FBI Reveals Timeline In Arrest of ISIS Supporter Living in Md.

In the blizzard of chatter on social media, a 24-year-old Bangladeshi man living in Maryland caught the attention of the FBI after messages he posted online.




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