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Friday, October 30, 2020

Alex King

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.

I-75 South Bound Injury Crash

LAUREL COUNTY (WTVQ) - Deputies responded to an injury crash this morning. It was on I-75 South Bound near mile marker 48. First responders say they...

Books Barbers and Ballers First Annual Back to School Bash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The purpose of the event was to provide free backpacks full of school supplies to help out kids in need...

Day two of special session at the State Capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - A pension plan backed by the Governor is moving closer to becoming law after day two of a special session...

How firefighters beat the heat

Imagine fighting a fire in heavy gear in this dangerous heat and humidity. Find out how Lexington firefighters do to stay hydrated and safe.

Family inside home during garage fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Around 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 15th firefighters responded to a home on Foxbridge Circle. Lexington Fire Department says the fire...

Electrical Fire in the basement of the downtown Hyatt Regency Hotel

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - In the afternoon on Sunday, July 14th, an electrical fire at the Hyatt Regency Downtown caused about a thousand people...

Facebook Page inspiring justice for Heather Daniele Grigsby

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A grieving grandmother, more like a mother, seeking answers for the death of 28-year-old Heather Grigsby. On Friday, April 26th, Frances...

Therapy Horse Patrick at Bryerfest

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Patrick is a 25-year-old American Miniature Horse Gelding. He is registered as a therapy horse and spends his days visiting the...

Weekend dedicated to Jared Lorenzen at KSBar and Grille

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Jared Lorenzen was known and loved by many in Lexington and all over Kentucky. His recent passing has brought the community...

Lights for Liberty

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Standing up for those across the country, demanding an end to detention camps. People gathered together in downtown Lexington with the...

Local soccer leagues celebrating the U.S. Women’s National Teams big win

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Lexington Women's Soccer League and Central Kentucky Adult Soccer got together at Lynagh's Irish Pub watch the final World...

Updates on Jim Beam warehouse spill aftermath

After the large fire that took place at a Jim Beam warehouse in Frankfort, there is an alcohol plume that is approximately 23 miles long and is located between Elkhorn Creek and Gratz. From KY energy and environment cabinet

Operation Dry Water reminding boat drivers to stay sober

It was a beautiful day at Chimney Rock Marina, a popular spot to visit It was a beautiful day at Chimney Rock Marina, a popular spot to visit Herrington Lake. There is an increased law enforcement presence around to remind people not to boat impaired.. There is an increased law enforcement presence around to remind people not to boat impaired.

Jim Beam warehouse fire causing wildlife issues

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The recent Jim Beam bourbon warehouse fire in Versailles destroyed about 45,000 barrels of young bourbon, causing alcohol to find...

Lexington’s fireworks show praised after last year’s ‘dud’

Lexington's two-day Fourth of July Festival was capped off Thursday night with a 20-minute fireworks display.

A rainy Patriotic Music Concert at Transylvania University

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Rain, rain, go away. Despite all of the rain, the lawn in Gratz Park was filled with people holding on to...

Having fun and staying safe this Fourth of July

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Shine bright this 4th of July but make sure you are aware of your surroundings. That's what the Lexington Fire Department...

2019 Pride Fest: Day Two

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - It was a busy weekend in downtown Lexington at the 2019 Pride Festival. The community came together to show support, but...

Lexington extends Pride celebration to second day for first time ever

For the first time in its history, Lexington's Pride Festival is adding a second day of festivities. 

Lexington’s mayor announces plans to overhaul city’s recycling

Mayor Gorton is taking several steps to jump start fixing the city's many recycling problems.