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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

storm sensors

New Storm Sensors Could Bring New Level Of Warning

Parts of Maryland hit hardest by storms may soon be the first to know just how bad the next one will be.

08/06/2014

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Large Tiger Shark Spotted In Waters Near Ocean City

New technology uncovered an ancient predator in Ocean City: a visitor with some very sharp teeth.

08/05/2014

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DNR: Don’t Buy Your Children Pet Turtles

It’s a Hollywood fantasy that’s creating real life worries for wildlife experts.

08/04/2014

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Experts Warn About Flesh-Eating Bacteria In Chesapeake Bay

It’s a natural part of the Chesapeake that turns dangerous during warm weather–a flesh-eating bacteria in the bay that can mutilate and kill.

07/31/2014

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Annapolis, Baltimore Have Most Nuisance Flooding In The Nation

If it seems like there’s more street flooding in Annapolis and Baltimore, it’s because there is.

07/29/2014

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Hopkins Expert: No Cure, Vaccine For Ebola Contracted By 2 American Volunteers In Africa

The words ebola and uncontrolled is a dangerous combination. But that’s how health experts are characterizing the current outbreak in Africa.

07/28/2014

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Can’t Beat It? Eat It: Snakehead Fish Becomes State Trophy

The invasive snakehead fish from Asia that’s been thriving in Maryland waters, has been given a makeover into a state trophy fish.

07/25/2014

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Immigration Surge Sends Frederick County Sheriff To Texas For Solutions

America’s own border with Mexico is an immigration flashpoint, one that continues to reverberate right here in Maryland.

07/24/2014

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Board OKs Wetlands License For Cove Point

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for Dominion Resources to build a pier that is needed to construct a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.

07/23/2014

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Gas Prices Going Down As The Summer Rolls On

It may not seem like it, but there is a little less pain at the pump this week.

07/21/2014

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Firefighters Hold Annual Ceremony In Remembrance Of 9/11

Remembering one step at a time. Friday, firefighters from Maryland to New York held their annual stair climb of 110 floors.

07/18/2014

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Inner Harbor’s Water Trash Wheel Becomes Internet Sensation

Alex Demetrick reports, Baltimore’s trash is being productively picked up by new water wheel.

07/17/2014

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