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.

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Neighbors, Developer Sign Agreement On 28-Acre Redevelopment Project

A proposed development matched blueprints with neighborhood concerns in West Baltimore.



9 Indicted In Tax Fraud Scheme That Targeted Homeless People

Tax preparers at a Baltimore company bribed homeless people to file fraudulent tax returns, a Maryland prosecutor’s office said Friday, as it announced the indictments of nine people.


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Bald Eagle Nest Cam Captures First Signs Of Egg Hatching

The president and first lady are expecting. No, not the Obamas — Mr. President and the First Lady are a pair of bald eagles nesting in urban Washington, D.C.


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New Trial Dates Finalized For 6 Baltimore Officers Charged In Freddie Gray’s Death

Spring, summer and fall–that’s the timeline for the trials of six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.



New Super Computer Helps NOAA Track Storms’ Paths More Accurately

NOAA’s Climate and Prediction Center in College Park is home to the agency’s newest super computer.


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Inventor Who Overcame Dyslexia Inspires Students At Jemicy School

He struggled with learning how to read for much of his life. Along the way, he also launched a rocket into space.



Could Rebuilding Pimlico Race Track Mean The Preakness Stays There?

This would be one major home improvement.


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Port Of Baltimore Record-Setting Growth Continues

Healthy growth for one of Maryland’s biggest businesses.


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Gun-control Measures Heard In Md. Senate Committee

Supporters say it plugs loopholes in Maryland’s gun laws. Opponents call it an attack on the second amendment.


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NASA Researchers Prepare For Solar Eclipse

One of nature’s most spectacular shows is about to happen—too bad it’s on the other side of the world.



‘Hack The Pentagon’ Will Examine Weakness, Vulnerabilities

Interested hackers must be U.S citizens and clear a Defense Department background check that’s a big difference from the unauthorized hacking that goes on every day.


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Federal Agents Seize $1M Cash From Private Jet

The cargo was cash — $1 million worth — and now it’s in the hands of federal agents.




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