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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.

Firefighters worked quickly to help workers hanging from platform

Things went very wrong for a suspended work platform downtown that collapsed Wednesday evening with three workers on it at the time.

Somerset, Waynesburg women killed in crash

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash from overnight. 

Concerns over a possible vaccination shortage during flu season

In the middle of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, health experts are advising people to begin thinking about flu shots, but that brings up another concern, a possible shortage of the vaccines.

Cinemark Fayette mall XD has reopened

The Cinemark Fayette mall XD reopens Friday, August 14. The theatre says this reopening is an expansion of the Company’s test-and-learn process, which is instrumental in defining the training, communication, and implementation of all cleaning and sanitization protocols and new technology.

K Week: Freshman welcome week has kicked off

K Week has officially kicked off for Freshman at UK but it looks much different than it has in years past.

School doesn’t follow governor’s recommendation, opens with in-person classes

Danville Christian Academy feels the school has taken the necessary precautions to keep students, faculty and staff safe from COVID-19.

Madison County residents show their support for school leaders

School leaders across the state are facing tough decisions, especially after the Governor asked them to delay the start of in-person classes until at least late September.

UPDATE: Lexington’s newest monument: 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment

The "Breaking the Bronze Ceiling" statues have arrived in lexington. Five figures of suffragists are now standing on the corner of Vine and Mill streets.

Honey’s Journey: Family gives abandoned dog a home

Rescuing a stray dog can come with many challenges but in the end, it also can have many rewards, like welcoming a new member into your family.

Cynthiana man killed in cycle crash with SUV

A person is dead after a crash Tuesday night in Georgetown.

Street Rod Nationals expected to draw in thousands of people

According to our ABC affiliate, WHAS About 5,000 people are registered to attend the annual street rod nationals in Louisville this weekend.

Hiker rescued after falling off a cliff in Powell County

Powell County Search and Rescue rescued Cameron Shepherd after falling off the side of a cliff.

With second location, DV8 Kitchen offering more chances for recovering addicts

It's also a place that gives recovering addicts a job, support, and a second chance.

Two people facing child abuse charges

Marquis Robinson and Cassie Crowe are now inmates at the Clark County Detention Center.

Community leaders host first racial justice and equality town hall meeting

"Equal access, balance and opportunities," those are some of the changes co-chair Latoi Mayo says the mayor's commission wants.

Lexington’s St. Jude Dream Home virtual tour is now available

As you know many local partners came together to make this house look the way it does, the kitchen is furnished with appliances from Bosch and a top of the line Brizo faucet and the cabinets were supplied by kitchen concepts.

Ernst & Young helping with unemployment claims: Contract set to expire

Governor Andy Beshear announced that he brought in Ernst & Young (EY) to help with unemployment on June 30th, he said he expected the global accounting firm would get Kentucky close to caught up with claims.

The “New Deal that Works for Us” blueprint to help boost economy

An Ohio Valley Coalition is expected to unveil the blueprint to a new policy that will expand economic opportunity. "Reimagine Appalachia" is made up of leaders and organizations from West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

Amy McGrath attends meeting with Democratic women’s club

Amy McGrath joined the Madison County Democratic women's club at Camp Catalpa Park today to show support for each other and for Kentucky.

Nicholasville groundbreaking for new police station

The Nicholasville police department hosted their groundbreaking event on Thursday for their new police station. The NPD has been in their current building for 37 years but they need something bigger.