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
It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.
Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.
Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.
Mending broken voices. That’s the specialty of a new treatment center opening at GBMC.
Weather and geology don’t always mix. There have been a number of landslides recently throughout Maryland.
Prepare to spend more green for blue crabs. Numbers are out on the annual survey of crabs in the bay, and they are not great.
Flooding was widespread throughout Maryland during Wednesday’s downpours.
A challenge is underway now in the Supreme Court to the current practice of police searching the contents of cell phones during an arrest.
As quickly as it started, a fish kill in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor appears to be easing.
Look for more caps and gowns this spring. A nationwide survey finds Maryland high schools now have some of the highest graduation rates in the country.
Despite new health warnings, some smokers see more benefits than risks to electronic cigarettes.
It was a hard blow to the Chesapeake, and it’s taken years to recover.