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.

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Baltimore Gets Grant To Develop More Green Spaces

Giving green spaces room to grow takes green to pull off. Tuesday, grant money was awarded to 15 projects, nearly all in urban areas—including Baltimore.



Cardin To Discuss Federal Workforce Concerns At Forum

Maryland’s Sen. Ben Cardin is holding a forum to discuss federal workforce concerns.


BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 01:  Baltimore City Chief Prosecuter Marilyn J Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray died in police custody after being arrested on April 12, 2015.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marilyn J Mosby

Marilyn Mosby’s New Fame Brings Praise, Criticism

The sudden jump from prosecutor to the center of media attention has brought Marilyn Mosby praise and criticism.


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14 Alleged Black Guerilla Family Members Charged In Racketeering Scheme

The FBI has gone after what it says is the biggest and most violent gang in Baltimore. Wednesday, 14 members of the Black Guerilla Family have been charged with a string of crimes in the city.


Enchanted Forest

Enchanted Forest Finally Completely Dismantled

A fairy tale ending for a favorite Maryland destination. The Enchanted Forest in Ellicott City opened 60 years ago.



Avian Flu Outbreak Leads To Egg Shortage & Price Hikes

The avian flu outbreak that has led to the killing of millions of chickens in the Midwest is creating an egg shortage for much of the country.


Baltimore Smog

Baltimore No Longer Second Smoggiest City

Baltimore is no longer the second smoggiest city in the country—and it means the air we all breathe is a lot cleaner than it used to be.


ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  American Pharoah #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, comes out of the paddock during the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Baltimore Erupted In Cheers Following Triple Crown Win

A Triple Crown winner must come through Maryland and with the Derby and Preakness already clinched, Maryland was rooting for American Pharoah.



Hogan Seeks Funds For High-Speed Train From Baltimore To Washington

Governor Hogan is seeking funds for a high-speed train that would run from Baltimore to Washington.


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Officials Hope For A Healthy Harbor You Can Swim In By 2020

Pollution you can and can’t see continues to take a toll on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.



Amtrak CEO Testifies; NTSB Preliminary Report Released On Crash

Eight people killed, including three with ties to Maryland, after a speeding Amtrak train goes off the tracks in Philadelphia. Now a month after the crash federal investigators release a preliminary report on the tragedy.


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Proud Moment For More Than 1,000 Naval Academy Graduates

Pomp and circumstance at the U.S. Naval Academy, as the Navy and Marine Corps welcomes more than 1,000 new officers.