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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Mayoral Candidates Debate Baltimore Property Taxes

It’s the chicken or egg question of this year’s race for mayor: lower property taxes to increase Baltimore’s population or increase the population to lower taxes? WJZ looked to some of the candidates for the answer.


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Predicting Weather About To Be Easier Thanks To Md. Computer

A smarter computer is promising better predictions of dangerous weather.


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Cosmic Light Saber Can Be Seen By NASA Telescope

Call it product placement on a cosmic scale.


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Student Charged Following Fallston High School Threat

A student’s threat against a Harford County high school turns out to be a joke.



Faith Leaders Meet To Discuss Heightened Threat To Places Of Worship

Attacks on houses of worship have increased.



VISA Program Security To Be Strengthened After San Bernardino Attacks

The threat of terrorism may tighten up who gets into the US. The House of Representatives voted to make changes to a US VISA program and the Senate is headed that way.


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Bernie Sanders Tours Epicenter Of Baltimore Riots

Senator Bernie Sanders is running for president but Tuesday, he was walking in Baltimore.


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Investigators Now Looking Into Social Media As Terror Recruitment Tool

Terrorists who use social media as a weapon. That’s one avenue investigators are exploring in the aftermath of the San Bernardino massacre.


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Baltimore Police Seat Belt Policy At The Center Of Freddie Gray Case

More key testimony is given in the trial of Officer William Porter. Medical examiners described the injuries Freddie Gray suffered in the back of the police van.



Md. Researchers Detail Solar Events Never Seen Before

We all know staring into the sun can be dangerous, but a group of Maryland researchers has been doing just that for 20 years.


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Baltimore’s Washington Monument Lights Up The Holidays

A Christmas tradition that comes with a bit more noise. It’s time for the annual lighting of the Washington Monument.



Volunteers Of America Helps Some Gain Independence

Working to gain an independent life is something most of us take for granted.




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