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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

bay bridge crash

Truck Driver’s Inattention, Inexperience Cause Of July Bay Bridge Accident

A terrifying plunge off the Bay Bridge and into the water last summer launched a number of investigations. Now the findings of a federal report are out.

03/19/2014

space, outer space, big bang

New Scientific Discovery Backs Up Big Bang Theory

Prepare to think small to imagine something very big. In this case, it’s the spark of the big bang itself.

03/18/2014

malaysian flight

Local Aircraft Experts Weigh In On The Mystery Of The Missing Malaysian Jetliner

A week into the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner, investigators still have no idea where the plane is. But there is growing evidence a deliberate act may have sent the plan thousands of miles off its original course.

03/14/2014

nsa

Md. Congressman Wants To Make It Harder For NSA To Monitor Phone Calls

Some want to make it harder for the NSA to monitor our phone calls. That’s the proposal being pushed by a Maryland congressman.

03/13/2014

JoS. A. Bank, Joseph A. Bank, Joseph Banks

Jos. A. Bank’s Men Wearhouse Takeover May Not Suit Its Md. Employees

A takeover in the world of men’s clothing finds Maryland’s Jos. A. Bank with a new corporate owner. The mayor of Hampstead says he’s waiting to hear how it will affect the company’s nearly 800 jobs in the area.

03/12/2014

Nathan

Md. Bloodhound Sniffs Out Huge Prize

He was bred for the business of tracking but a Maryland bloodhound has managed to sniff out the dog world’s biggest prize.

03/11/2014

health exchange

Congressman: Feds To Investigate Maryland’s Health Exchange

First a troubled rollout, now a federal investigation into Maryland’s health exchange.

03/10/2014

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Going Nowhere: Baltimore 17th Worst In Nation For Traffic Jams

A new study found when it comes to the misery of traffic jams, Baltimore is 17th worst in the nation.

03/07/2014

smart meter

Law Would Prevent Smart Meters From Selling Secrets

Smart meters may promise a new way to track home electricity, but they’re also prompting a push for new laws to control the technology.

03/06/2014

new worlds

NASA Confirms 715 New Planets, Including 4 That May Have Liquid Water

The hunt for life on other planets has some new contenders after the discovery of more than 700 new worlds by NASA.

02/28/2014

gpm nasa

Maryland-Built Satellite Launched In Japan Will Track Storms From Space

This winter has put weather front and center for most of us. Now it’s about to come into the sharpest focus ever from space.

02/27/2014

dog fighting

ASPCA Schools Baltimore Police On Signs A Dog Is Being Raised To Fight

It’s brutality that stretches from the Dark Ages to modern Baltimore–the vicious business of dog fighting. It’s a crime in Maryland.

02/26/2014

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