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.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

michael johnson

Charges Dismissed In Phylicia Barnes Murder Case

Charges have been dismissed against Michael Johnson, a man who was accused in the death of a North Carolina teen in Baltimore.

03/12/2015

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Salt From Recent Storms Now Making Its Way Into Waterways

A week ago, hundreds of trucks were being loaded with salt. When heavy snows came the next day, that salt hit the roads.

03/11/2015

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ACLU Sues NSA; Says They’re Cyberspying

Text, Tweet or browse. Is the NSA following what you do on the internet?

03/10/2015

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Bail Denied For Suspect In NSA, ICC Shootings

The man suspected in several shootings around Maryland was denied bail in an Anne Arundel County courthouse Monday morning.

03/09/2015

Officer Brennan Rabain

Officer Who Died In Crash Had Passenger In Police Car

Prince George’s County police say an officer who died after crashing his cruiser in Lanham had a female passenger in the car with him.

03/07/2015

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Digging Out Of Another Winter Blast

After a day when heavy snow kept a lot of people indoors, it’s taking hard work today to get out.

03/06/2015

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Dr. Ben Carson Under Fire For Comments On Homosexuality

Shifting from medicine to politics is proving to be slippery for Dr. Ben Carson. The famed Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon announced Tuesday he is launching a presidential exploratory committee.

03/04/2015

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Spring Is Coming! NPS Predicts Cherry Blossom Peak

Not all news out of Washington is political. Tuesday, a welcome prediction was made about the return of the city’s cherry blossoms.

03/03/2015

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1 Dead, 3 Injured In Baltimore Quadruple Shooting

Baltimore Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and multiple injured on Saturday afternoon.

02/28/2015

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Despite Threats From Congress, D.C. Legalizes Pot

The District of Columbia has defied threats from Congress and moved forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.

02/26/2015

Courtesy: The Baltimore Sun

Truck And Train Collide In Rosedale Near 2013 Crash

Recent train collisions are raising serious concern in Baltimore County.

02/24/2015

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Winter’s Heaviest Snow Makes For A Treacherous Weekend Day Off

Maryland gets its largest snow storm this season. People are digging out after the storm left several inches of snow across the region.

02/21/2015

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