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.

Damage sustained to the pier after the passenger vessel Spirit of Baltimore allided with the pier Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. U.S Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Tom Davan

Coast Guard Investigating After Fells Point Cruise Crash

A midnight cruise came to a startling end in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Sunday when the “Spirit of Baltimore” crashed into a pier in Fells Point.


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Study: Sewage Polluting Maryland Waterways With Harmful Bacteria

A new study reveals that harmful bacteria is being carried in some Maryland’s streams and waterways, enough in some cases to make people sick.



2011 Earthquake Might Still Be Having An Impact On D.C. Landmark

Five years ago today, the Earth moved and grabbed the attention of millions of people in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic. A rare 5.8 magnitude earthquake might still be having an impact on one famous landmarks.


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Inquiry Ending in Deaths of 13 Bald Eagles in Maryland

Whoever poisoned 13 bald eagles in Maryland last February remains unknown six months later, and the case is about to be closed.



NASA Spacecraft Will Travel 2-Years To Collect Asteroid Samples

Perfect time capsules of the beginning, NASA hope asteroids will shed light on the early beginnings of earth.


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Drone Brings New Life to Underwater Ghost Shipyard

Maryland’s ghost fleet is ready for its close-up from virtually any angle.


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Unique ATF Arson Lab Assisting In Silver Spring Explosion Investigation

Federal and local investigators continue to dig through the rubble after an explosion at a Maryland apartment complex leaves at least six dead and dozens injured.



Black Bears Hitting Maryland Farmers Where It Hurts

As Maryland crops approach harvest, they’re already on the menu for black bears, but those free meals are costing farmers money.

CBS Baltimore–08/15/2016


NASA: Venus Could Have Been A Lot Like Earth

Imagine a second Earth. Not around a distant star, but right here in our own solar system.

CBS Baltimore–08/12/2016


Days After Outage, Delta Issues Linger

Following a Monday computer outage, Delta has cancelled more flights and is scrambling to reset its operation.


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2 Baltimore Food Trucks Dishing Up Lawsuit Against The City

There’s something new on the menu for Baltimore food trucks. It’s a fresh serving of lawsuit.


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Baltimore’s ‘Mr. Trash Wheel’ Survives Weekend’s Torrential Downpour

There’s new video of the power unleashed by Saturday’s torrential rain, courtesy of Baltimore’s Mr. Trash Wheel.




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