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
No matter what the job skill, staying alive comes first for highway workers.
Medical science has saved thousands of lives on the battlefield, but sometimes the saved can use a little break from medicine.
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.
Stolen half a century ago, a painting by Renoir is back where it belongs in Baltimore.
The high point of Washington DC has had kind of a low profile the last few years—but that’s about to change.
Three hundred and eighty years ago today, the first English colonists arrived in Maryland, which makes today Maryland Day.
Johns Hopkins may be a long way from Hollywood, but two physics professors have a movie in the can.
Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a double shooting in Brooklyn Park. It happened near a school. The suspects remain at large.
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.
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.
Prepare to think small to imagine something very big. In this case, it’s the spark of the big bang itself.
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.