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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Lifesaving rescues have been put in danger by laser pointers. It’s a blinding reality Coast Guard air crews are dealing with.
It’s devastated poultry operations in the Midwest and now avian influenza has a very strong chance of making it here to Maryland.
It was a peaceful answer to violence on Saturday when thousands streamed into Druid Hill Park for the “Unity in the Community” Festival.
In honor of Pope Francis visiting Washington D.C. in September, Catholic Charities is running a unique pledge drive.
The highly invasive Chinese snakehead fish has found a way past a natural barrier into the Upper Potomac River.
The mission now is to save the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore when he first stepped foot on the moon.
The annual PetValu fundraiser runs until Sept. 11.
Mankind’s first close-up look at Pluto did not disappoint Wednesday: The pictures showed ice mountains on Pluto about as high as the Rockies and chasms on its big moon Charon that appear six times deeper than the Grand Canyon.
The Rams Head executive accused of taping women in the’ bathroom faced his charges in court Thursday morning in Howard County.
A billion mile mission based right here in Maryland. Late Wednesday, NASA releases more incredible photos of Pluto from the New Horizons probe.
Pluto is now in the bag. The New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach today to the dwarf planet.
Nine and a half years is a long time to travel, but Tuesday morning, the New Horizons spacecraft will reach its destination.