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.

Maryland Flu Cases Among The Highest In The Country

The Maryland Department of Health calls the flu outbreak in the state “high” and “widespread.”


Mid-Atlantic Cold Snap May Affect Local Oyster Harvests

With shells as hard as rocks, oysters would seem safe from our long stretch of frigid weather.


Former Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force Supervisor Pleads Guilty

The former supervisor of the Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force pleaded guilty Friday morning in U.S. District Court.


How Every Baltimore Department Is Chipping In To Reduce Crime In The City

To tackle violent crime in Baltimore, the city is trying something new. It’s throwing every department under the mayor’s control into the fight.


After Amtrak Crash, Feds Urging Railroads To Implement Anti-Crash System

Rolling out better rail safety may be picking up speed.


Underwater Microscope Could Be Early Warning System For Dangerous Algae In Harbor

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor draws a lot of attention, but not in the detail a new project could bring.


New Videos Reveal More About Pentagon Program That Studied UFOs

It sounds like it should be out of “The X-Files,” but a secret study of UFOs has been traced back to the Pentagon.


Another 8-Planet Solar System Discovered 2,500 Light Years Away

Another eight-planet solar system has been discovered orbiting a star 2,500 light years away called the Kepler-90 System.


Harford County Church Prepares For Active Shooter

This time of year, houses of worship are focused on Hanakkah and Christmas, but there is also something darker on people’s minds: the threat of an active shooter.


The Geminid Meteor Shower Is Upon Us And Might Be One Of The Best Ever

If you’re looking for a fantastic light show December 13-14, all you need to do is look up.


NTSB Starts Final Probe Of The El Faro’s Sinking

Federal accident investigators have begun their final probe into the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro.


Baltimore Power Plant, Incinerator Linked To Health Problems For Nearby Residents

The RESCO plant in Baltimore is linked to health problems for nearby residents.




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