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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State Investigators Continue Inspecting ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges

A close call brings a close look at Maryland bridges. State highway inspectors were out today searching for potential danger signs following a concrete failure that struck a car earlier this week.

02/13/2015

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Spacecraft Built By JHU Getting Closer To Pluto

Pluto is three billion miles from Maryland, but a spacecraft built by the Hopkins Applied Physics Lab is finally closing in on the dwarf planet.

02/12/2015

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Goddard Space Flight Cntr. Exhibits Face-To-Face Showcase Of The Sun

Taking hard science and making it into a memorable experience, isn’t always possible, but not all science has the sun taking a star turn.

02/11/2015

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Police Say Incident Was ‘Unfounded’ In Search For Missing 5-Year-Old

Police rolled out a heavy response on Thursday afternoon after a 5-year-old was reportedly kidnapped during a car theft.

02/05/2015

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New Trash Wheel To Help Clean Baltimore Waterway

A first of its kind invention is about to be put to some first of its kind use.

02/03/2015

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Workers Return To Navy Yard Building Where 12 Were Killed

The Washington Navy Yard building that was the site of a mass shooting in 2013 has reopened after extensive renovations.

02/02/2015

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Sons Of Woman Who Died On Smoke-Filled Subway File Lawsuit

$50 million. That’s the amount a family is going to court for, following the death of a woman in a smoke-filled D.C. metro subway.

01/30/2015

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Police Investigating Accident, Commercial Vehicle Into Home

A crash on a rural road damages the vehicles involved and leaves a house in ruins. It happened along Route 30 in Upperco, near the Baltimore-Carroll County line.

01/29/2015

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Concern Over Offshore Drilling Proposal South Of Md.

Opening the door to oil rigs off the Atlantic Coast, possibly just south of Maryland. That’s what President Obama is proposing.

01/28/2015

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Sinkhole Swallows Car In Md. After Water Main Break

Winter can take a toll below ground—and when it does, a mess can surface.

01/27/2015

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Family Of Woman Who Died In Metro Accident Plans Lawsuit

A lawyer representing the family of a woman killed earlier this month in an accident on Metro says he’ll file a lawsuit over the incident later this week.

01/27/2015

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Closing Arguments Heard In Baltimore City Jail Corruption Trial

Ringleader or lone wolf. Two very different sides of the inmate who says he ran the Baltimore City jail emerged in closing arguments in federal court.

01/26/2015

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