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

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Digging Out Of Another Winter Blast

After a day when heavy snow kept a lot of people indoors, it’s taking hard work today to get out.

03/06/2015

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Dr. Ben Carson Under Fire For Comments On Homosexuality

Shifting from medicine to politics is proving to be slippery for Dr. Ben Carson. The famed Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon announced Tuesday he is launching a presidential exploratory committee.

03/04/2015

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Spring Is Coming! NPS Predicts Cherry Blossom Peak

Not all news out of Washington is political. Tuesday, a welcome prediction was made about the return of the city’s cherry blossoms.

03/03/2015

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1 Dead, 3 Injured In Baltimore Quadruple Shooting

Baltimore Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and multiple injured on Saturday afternoon.

02/28/2015

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Despite Threats From Congress, D.C. Legalizes Pot

The District of Columbia has defied threats from Congress and moved forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.

02/26/2015

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Truck And Train Collide In Rosedale Near 2013 Crash

Recent train collisions are raising serious concern in Baltimore County.

02/24/2015

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Winter’s Heaviest Snow Makes For A Treacherous Weekend Day Off

Maryland gets its largest snow storm this season. People are digging out after the storm left several inches of snow across the region.

02/21/2015

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FBI Offering $30K Reward To Help Capture Serial Bank Robbers

The FBI continues to search for two serial bank robbers who police say have hit seven banks since the beginning of the year.

02/20/2015

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Police Rescue Man Attempting To Save His Dog In Icy River

Anne Arundel County Police save a man after he attempted to rescue his dog in the icy water Annapolis.

02/19/2015

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NASA Says ‘Mega Droughts’ Could Last For Decades

Mega droughts lasting decades. That’s the future NASA scientists see coming, as climate change increases extreme weather events.

02/17/2015

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Officer Wounded, Suspect Dead After Police Chase On I-95

A police chase on I-95 ends with one man dead on Saturday afternoon in Baltimore County.

02/14/2015

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State Investigators Continue Inspecting ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges

A close call brings a close look at Maryland bridges. State highway inspectors were out today searching for potential danger signs following a concrete failure that struck a car earlier this week.

02/13/2015

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