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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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Marylanders Honor Fallen Heroes, Including James Bethea, On May 1

May 1 will mark the thirtieth year Maryland has remembered Fallen Heroes Day, a tribute to the first responders who died in the line of duty.


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Woman Accused Of Leaving Quadriplegic Son In Woods Waives Extradition

A woman accused of abandoning her quadriplegic son in the woods for four days will be facing charges in Philadelphia.



Md.-Controlled Spacecraft Closes In On Pluto

Sixty million miles and closing in on Pluto.


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Baltimore Group Wants Lights Turned Off So Birds Stay Alive

Bright lights, big cities—dead birds. That combination surfaces every spring and fall.



Osprey On Severn River Rescued, Thanks To Technology

Tangled up in technology. That’s exactly what happened to an osprey on the Severn River.


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Police Misconduct Legislation Fails In General Assembly

Baltimore’s mayor strikes out in Annapolis. She was pushing a pair of bills that would crack down on police misconduct.


Hopkins Gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy

$190M Settlement In Suit Against Hopkins OBGYN

It was a huge settlement for a huge violation of privacy and trust. The victims were thousands of Maryland women and Johns Hopkins paid a steep price for the doctor responsible.


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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.