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Alex King joined the ABC 36 News team in June 2019 as a Multimedia journalist. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a Northern Kentucky University 2017 Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Media and Broadcasting and a minor in Journalism. She is a fur mom of an English Bulldog named Atlas. When she’s not at work you can find her going to the gym, dog park and spending time with her family and boyfriend. If you have any story ideas, you can contact Alex on Facebook: AlexKingWTVQ, on Twitter: AlexKingNEWS or through email: aking@wtvq.com.

Floyd County Schools going all virtual

Superintendent Danny Adkins has announced that all Floyd County Schools will be virtual from October 26 to October 30.

Man charged in slaying that rocked small town

Kentucky State Police arrested 26-year-old Arturo Perez in Rockcastle County Tuesday night.

National Transfer Student Week helps prepare for the move to a four year college

When you hear the term, "junior college transfer," you probably think sports, but transfers are becoming increasingly important for students, community colleges and universities.

Authorities working to keep firearms out of the wrong hands

Officials say under federal law it's illegal to have a firearm if you are a convicted felon, an illegal alien, an unlawful user of a controlled substance, convicted of a misdemeanor crime or domestic violence.

COVID-19 made it difficult for domestic violence victims stuck at home

Kentucky's rate of domestic violence is higher than the national average, in order to change that the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence is using the month of October to spread awareness.

Black Faith Leaders speaking out on racial injustice and inequity

Black Faith Leaders in Lexington are continuing to demand action, they're working with local leaders and groups to make a lasting change.

Community activist inspiring people to walk and vote

Community activist Devine Carama started his very long journey in Pikeville, he promised people that he would walk 400 miles if they promise to vote.

How President Trump’s health could impact the election

Insight into the potential political ramifications of President Trump getting sick with the coronavirus.

Bravehearts’ “Trail to Zero” honors mental health

According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, on average, 20 veterans and active members lose a different kind of fight each day, taking their own lives.

“False Positives” spray painted on the side of a Walgreens’ COVID testing site

A coronavirus testing site in Lexington has been hit with graffiti.

Franklin County Schools sports teams being impacted by COVID-19

Safety first, that's what we've been hearing from schools across the state when it comes to the pandemic and now Franklin County Public Schools are practicing what they preach but it's now impacting their sports season.

Learning Pods: Helping students with schoolwork

As school districts struggle with the balance between in-person and online teaching, parents are looking for options and sometimes, help.

Coleman Crest Farm celebrating 132 years

The Coleman Crest Farm is one of Lexington's oldest black owned family farms.

Flooding caused damage in Liberty leaving residents to clean up

Residents and businesses in many places south and east of Lexington spent Monday cleaning up after weekend flooding left a trail of mud and debris, not to mention washed out roads and some harrowing rescue stories.

Lexington Humane Society helping animals impacted by recent hurricanes

The impacts of Hurricane Laura and Marco on the Gulf Coast may seem far away but more than just rain spread from the coast to Kentucky.

Labor Day feels much different but people are still thankful

Every generation has had a picture in its mind when it comes to Labor Day.

Kellogg’s Mission Tiger: Drive thru experience

A month long pop up tour made its way to Lexington this weekend.

Annual Superhero 5K walk/run: The first organized run in months

The Superhero 5K is the first run/walk that has taken place in months.

Replica Vietnam memorial wall on display

If you've got some free time this weekend and are looking to honor veterans who have lost their lives, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall is on display in Laurel County.

Keeneland offering drive thru betting over the weekend

Keeneland is offering drive thru betting for the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, and any other races going on at Churchill Downs.