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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.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

Sean McCullough, Decerio Coley, children in Bruce Street fatal fire

Week Brothers Killed In House Fire Ends With Citywide Smoke Detector Sweep

A week that saw three people killed in house fires in Baltimore ends with an effort to save the next life.

06/21/2014

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As Summer Begins, Maryland Zoo Monitors Penguins For Malaria

All our recent heavy rains and warmer temperatures are posing a threat to an unlikely victim: the penguin.

06/20/2014

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Heavy Rain Blamed For $1.5M Repairs That Will Close 3 Light Rail Stops For 3 Weeks

Light rail riders are in for less than a smooth ride starting Friday morning.

06/19/2014

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Nearly $4M Grant To Improve The Chesapeake Bay’s Livability

It doesn’t have to be big to make a difference, but it can take money.

06/18/2014

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Maryland Renews Pledge To Help Clean Up Chesapeake

No one thing has left the Chesapeake Bay struggling—so now, more things are about to be taken on.

06/17/2014

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Md. Researchers Help Keep Whooping Cranes From Edge Of Extinction

It was on the edge of extinction. But thanks to researchers in Maryland, America’s largest bird is still flying.

06/13/2014

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City Looking At Converting Calvert, St. Paul Into 2-Way Streets

Making the most of two of Baltimore’s most heavily traveled streets may mean changes in direction.

06/12/2014

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Wandering Black Bear Spotted In Columbia And Ellicott City

A black bear is prowling suburban neighborhoods in Howard County.

06/11/2014

EL NINO

Climate Experts Predict El Niño In Md. Could Bring Another Harsh Winter

It’s looking more likely El Niño is coming.

06/10/2014

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Maryland Auto Insurance Fund Plans For Move To Baltimore

The Maryland Auto Insurance Fund, or MAIF, will move into new offices to be built on top of the Phillips Seafood Company on Fort Avenue.

06/09/2014

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Triple Crown Hopeful California Chrome Generating Buzz & Business In Baltimore

Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is creating excitement here in Maryland as California Chrome fights for the Triple Crown.

06/06/2014

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Maryland Department Of Agriculture Targets Mosquitoes On Eastern Shore

Taking them out before they bite. That’s what’s going on right now in Maryland marshes as the state wages war on mosquitoes.

06/05/2014

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