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

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Annual Ro-Ro-Rodeo Helps Move Cargo At Port Of Baltimore

Some of the Port of Baltimore’s largest cargo takes special training to move, and that’s going on right now.

05/13/2015

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Maryland Works To Lower Number Of Cycling Accidents

Hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths. That’s the tally of bicycle-car collisions during the past five years in Maryland.

05/12/2015

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Algae Blooms May Be More Prevalent This Year

Algae blooms, some of them toxic, are increasing in the Chesapeake.

05/11/2015

WWII-era planes fly over the Washington Monument during the Arsenal of Democracy, a WWII plane flyover for the 70th anniversary of V-E Day in Washington, DC, on May 8 2015. AFP PHOTO/ ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS        (Photo credit should read Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Vintage World War II Planes Fly Over D.C.

A rare display of history took wing over the nation’s capital, as dozens of World War II aircraft flew down the National Mall.

05/08/2015

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Did The FBI Secretly Hover Over The Streets Of Baltimore?

During Baltimore’s state of emergency, law enforcement officers made a point of standing out and being seen–but not the FBI.

05/07/2015

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Baltimore’s Catholic Schools Get 3D Printers

Technology that’s changing everything from manufacturing to medicine is coming to all of the Catholic schools in the Baltimore archdiocese.

05/05/2015

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Bay’s Crab Population Starting To Increase

After a decline the past two years, the bay’s crab population is again growing in the right direction.

05/04/2015

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Governor, Mayor React To Officers Charged In Freddie Gray Investigation

When Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby walked out to speak, no one was expecting the stunning news that was about to break.

05/01/2015

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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.

04/30/2015

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Police, National Guard Presence Still Seen Throughout City

The police presence is still strong throughout the city.

04/29/2015

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.

04/28/2015

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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.

04/24/2015

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