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
Every Veterans Day, a different kind of ceremony is held.
Even though Tuesday is Veterans Day, a group of local veterans were singled out for honors Monday.
There’s nothing like being at the right place at the right time. That includes the planet Mars.
The odds of finding good homes for shelter animals are sometimes stacked against a happy ending. But there is a unique route to adoption.
The project designed to give train passengers a better view and neighborhoods a better life.
The current Ebola outbreak isn’t the only fatal virus out there.
They may be plentiful here, but fewer striped bass along the Atlantic Coast is bringing orders to reduce the catch everywhere.
Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.
If you’ve got to go, do it with flair. And right now, millions of Maryland trees are doing just that.
Maryland Natural Resources police need the public’s help finding the person who shot and killed a bald eagle.
They may not be ninjas, but turtles born in captivity at the National Aquarium are still pretty rare.
History picks up and moves out of the Inner Harbor—at least for the next few months. The USS Constellation needs some work below the waterline.