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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Alexus Larson

Alexus Larson joined the ABC36 news team as a multi-media journalist in December 2018. She is from a suburb outside of the Twin Cities in Minnesota and most recently comes from Minot, North Dakota where she reported and graduated from Minot State University with a degree in broadcasting. Alexus and her husband are excited to be in Lexington and out of the cold! When she’s not reporting, she loves to explore new places, be with friends and family, and watch or attend sports – especially if it’s a Minnesota team! You can see Alexus reporting during the week and the weekends. If you have any story ideas, you can contact her by email alarson@wtvq.com, or you can find her on Facebook at Alexus Larson ABC36, or on Twitter at @AlexusLarsonTV. She looks forwarding to hearing from you!

KSP foundation invests in new safety tool for state troopers

A local Kentucky State Police public information officer's tweet has led to a company providing a new safety tool for almost every trooper in the state.

KSP recruits report for training in Frankfort

Recruits reported for training at the Kentucky State Police training academy.

Lexington woman wins $10,000 through trivia app

A Lexington woman recently won $10,000 to help pay off her student loans and she got the money by playing trivia on an app.

Hamster derby supports St. Jude Research Hospital

Many guests attended the 18th annual hamster derby at Most Valuable Pets.

Community showers KY Wildlife Center with donations

The Kentucky Wildlife Center held a shower for wild animals that can't be released back into their natural habitat.

Jeramey’s Journey: Raising awareness for ALS

The month of May is ALS awareness month.

School board votes to close McKinney Elementary

An elementary school in Lincoln County will be closing its doors for good once the school year ends.

$2,000 up for grabs in downtown Lexington treasure hunt

Breakout Games held a treasure hunt in downtown Lexington and people could find up to 2,000 dollars.

Gas station destroyed by fire in Clay County

There is a possible arson investigation after a gas station was destroyed by a fire.

Hiker carried out of Red River Gorge

A hiker was carried out of the Red River Gorge after suffering from heart problems.

Old Friends Farm hosts homecoming event

Every year after the derby is over, Old Friends Farm holds a homecoming and welcomes everyone to visit.

People react to Kentucky Derby disqualification

Saturday's Kentucky Derby is one that will go down in history.

Police search for armed robbery suspect

Lexington police are searching for a man suspected in an armed robbery.

Teen dies in Madison County crash

A Mercer county high school student is dead after a crash in Madison County.

Keeneland hosts a Kentucky Derby watch party

People all across the country were celebrating the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

EKU Marching Colonels prep for Churchill Downs

In 2016, Eastern Kentucky University had to make budget cuts and one of the first things to go was the Marching Colonels.

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Gov. Bevin signs abortion bill into law

A controversial abortion bill has officially been signed into law.

AVOL participants walk to end HIV in Kentucky

A group from AVOL walked in downtown Lexington to raise awareness about HIV in Kentucky.

Local rabbi reacts to synagogue shooting in California

Jewish communities all across the world and in Lexington have been shaken by the synagogue shooting in California.