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
With some in the state legislature moving to repeal the so-called “rain tax,” those in favor of keeping it promise a fight.
Old, notorious and dangerous. And now it’s coming down. Maryland’s House of Correction in Jessup is being demolished cell block by cell block.
Mapping what none of us can see might just help spot a future terror attack with a radioactive weapon.
Thin ice claims the life of a Rockville boy.
Following months of major renovation, the Maryland House travel plaza is giving WJZ a sneak peek at the finished job before its official opening.
There is finally relief for several small businesses in Glen Burnie after a sudden cluster of armed robberies left people shaken.
Millions for MARC. Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved a $13 million contract to install “positive train control” equipment in MARC trains.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has ordered flags at half staff in Maryland in honor of Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., Baltimore City’s first African-American Police Commissioner, who died Tuesday at age 86.
Maryland environmental officials are asking residents to snap pictures of high tides along the state’s shoreline as part of an effort to document the effects of climate change.
Maryland airspace may not be involved, but the state’s brain power definitely is. The FAA will include research at the University of Maryland into the job of integrating drone aircraft into civilian airspace.
They’re at least a million years old and thousands of tons of them are rolling into Maryland. They’re fossilized oyster shells. The first load of the Oyster Express arrived Thursday.
Two hundred miles up, there’s a problem — a potentially serious one for the International Space Station.