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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

Blue Angels

Blue Angels To Jet Over Naval Academy Graduation

Graduates will often visit their old school but few fly over it at hundreds of miles per hour.

05/19/2014

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Propane Leak Blamed For Carroll County Building Explosion

Investigators have some of the answers to an explosion and fire that sent two women to the hospital.

05/16/2014

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Lawsuit Against Leopold Costs Anne Arundel County Another $100K

John Leopold’s crass behavior cost him his job as Anne Arundel County executive. Now it’s costing the county another $100,000.

05/15/2014

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Federal Regulators Debate Catch Reduction As Striped Bass Drop

First it was another season of fewer crabs, now it’s striped bass. The population is still strong in Maryland waters, but other states are seeing a decline.

05/14/2014

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Washington Monument Reopening After Earthquake

It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.

05/12/2014

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Oyster Populations Booming In South Part Of The Chesapeake Bay

Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.

05/09/2014

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Carroll County Reverts To Disputed Prayer Policy

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.

05/08/2014

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New Treatment Center At GBMC Mending Broken Voices

Mending broken voices. That’s the specialty of a new treatment center opening at GBMC.

05/07/2014

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28 Md. Homes Evacuated After Landslide

Weather and geology don’t always mix. There have been a number of landslides recently throughout Maryland.

05/06/2014

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Survey Shows Drop In Female Blue Crabs In The Bay

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.

05/02/2014

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Evacuation Order Lifted After Laurel Flooding

Flooding was widespread throughout Maryland during Wednesday’s downpours.

05/01/2014

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Supreme Court Takes On Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

A challenge is underway now in the Supreme Court to the current practice of police searching the contents of cell phones during an arrest.

04/30/2014

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