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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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.


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City Rolls Out New Plan To Reduce Water Bills For Seniors

Shutting off water because bills haven’t been paid takes a new direction. It’s an opportunity to pay less for water.


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University Of Maryland Wants You To Catch Stink Bugs For Science

If you’ve ever thought about advancing science, now is your chance.



American Doctor Who Survived Ebola Virus Talks About His Experience

An American doctore who was infected with the Ebola virus shares what that experience was like with members of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.


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Bill Toohey Laid To Rest With Full Honors

Fifteen years ago this month, many in Maryland were locking their doors and looking over their shoulders. A murder spree and manhunt were underway.



Osprey Couple Tom and Audrey Are Back In Town

As a couple, Tom and Audrey let it all hang out on camera. And thanks to a web site, anyone can watch.


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Baltimore Public Enemy No. 1 Sentenced To Life In Prison

Angry words followed by shots led to two murders. The woman who ordered the murders and the man who fired the gun appear in Baltimore court.


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Ronald McDonald House Helps Patients Heal With Touch Of Home

People come from all over the world to Baltimore for high quality medical care.


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Md. Astronaut Catches Northern Lights From Space

This week, earth was hit harder than expected by a massive blast from the sun.



FBI Talks With Md. Businesses Trying To Stop ‘Economic Espionage’

The FBI calls it “economic espionage” and Wednesday evening, it is actively reaching out to Maryland businesses to stop the theft of valuable trade secrets.


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Watermen Hope To Extend Oyster Season After Winter Freezes Income

Giving back what winter has taken away. Brutal cold put livelihoods on ice throughout the Chesapeake Bay.


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Secret Service Testing Drones, How To Disrupt Their Flying

The Secret Service is reportedly conducting middle-of-the-night drone flights near the White House in secret tests to devise a defense against the unmanned aircraft.