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
Hunters in far Western Maryland killed 41 black bears Monday, topping the previous record of 38 in a single day.
Watermen file suit against the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, saying the new rules restricting menhaden catch threaten livelihoods.
Baltimore’s port is still shut down for a second day. Striking longshoremen and ship companies have yet to reach a contract settlement.
A water main broke near the intersection of Pratt and Market Streets, sending up water through a manhole and cracks in the street.
They can’t swim, but could oysters make the Inner Harbor swimmable?
Route 450 near the Ridges Gateway is open again after a fatal accident.
Maryland is battered by heavy rainfall for a second straight day, and it won’t be letting up any time soon.
A rabies case has surfaced in an Anne Arundel County Park. An infected raccoon was found.
His case has gotten national attention. Baltimore cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei is accused of performing unnecessary stent procedures. Midei is facing lawsuits from hundreds of former patients.
Finding room in the sky for unmanned drones. It’s a technical challenge Maryland says it’s up to.
Taking the taxman private. It’s in a bill introduced in the Baltimore City Council following revelations of errors in city tax collecting.
A bonus for being born in Maryland. That’s what’s coming for thoroughbred horses.