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.

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Governor Hogan: “The Violence Isn’t Helping Anybody”

Maryland’s governor took to the streets of Baltimore Thursday afternoon, asking one-on-one for residents’ help to keep the city calm.



Police, National Guard Presence Still Seen Throughout City

The police presence is still strong throughout the city.


BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27:  A Baltimore Police car destroyed by demonstrators sits in the street near the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Baltimore’s Image Takes A Beating Due To The Riots

Besides the physical damage and dollar loss of the past few days, there’s the very real potential of future loss for Baltimore.


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Hubble Space Telescope Celebrates 25 Years In Orbit

25-years-ago today, the Hubble Space Telescope rocketed into orbit, and has been re-writing science ever since.


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Marylanders Honor Fallen Heroes, Including James Bethea, On May 1

May 1 will mark the thirtieth year Maryland has remembered Fallen Heroes Day, a tribute to the first responders who died in the line of duty.


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Woman Accused Of Leaving Quadriplegic Son In Woods Waives Extradition

A woman accused of abandoning her quadriplegic son in the woods for four days will be facing charges in Philadelphia.



Md.-Controlled Spacecraft Closes In On Pluto

Sixty million miles and closing in on Pluto.


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Baltimore Group Wants Lights Turned Off So Birds Stay Alive

Bright lights, big cities—dead birds. That combination surfaces every spring and fall.



Osprey On Severn River Rescued, Thanks To Technology

Tangled up in technology. That’s exactly what happened to an osprey on the Severn River.


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Police Misconduct Legislation Fails In General Assembly

Baltimore’s mayor strikes out in Annapolis. She was pushing a pair of bills that would crack down on police misconduct.


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$190M Settlement In Suit Against Hopkins OBGYN

It was a huge settlement for a huge violation of privacy and trust. The victims were thousands of Maryland women and Johns Hopkins paid a steep price for the doctor responsible.


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Baltimore Police Using Technology Secretly To Tap Into Thousands Of Cell Phones

The revelation the police were using the technology secretly was first reported by our media partner The Baltimore Sun after a city detective testified about if the first time Wednesday in open court.