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Monday, August 10, 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!

IKnow expo prepares senior citizens for the future

Senior citizens were preparing for the future at the IKnow expo in Lexington.

Inclusion palooza offers opportunity for everyone

Inclusion Palooza celebrates all kinds of people and it did that through music and variety of activities.

Volunteers search for leads in Spurlock case

Savannah Spurlock went missing in January and since then friends and family haven't stopped looking for her.

Hemp impacts Kentucky farming industry

A group of farmers and Kentucky leaders gathered to celebrate the bluegrass state's success farming hemp.

Mother of an accused shooter speaks out

The mother of an accused shooter is speaking out and is defending her daughter.

A Go Fund Me page was created for an accused shooter

A little over a week ago, 18 year old Jordan Witt was arrested after she reportedly shot 19 year old, Kyle York.

Brother donates a kidney to his sister

The bond between a brother and sister is special, but the Smith siblings have a bond that can't be broken.

A major grant will help many groups fight opioid epidemic

The University of Kentucky received a major grant to combat the opioid epidemic and other groups in that fight will also benefit.

Keeneland, other tracks, ban race day medication

Keeneland is among a number of horse racing tracks across the country that will soon ban the use of the widely prescribed anti-bleeding medication, Lasix on race day.

Early heat is making it hard for a local winery to keep up

The warm temperatures in March made it hard for one winery owner to keep up.

Peace walk remembers victims of gun violence

Several people peacefully walked on the street near Duncan Park to honor and remember victims and survivors of gun violence.

Miracle League invites kids with disabilities to play baseball

It's opening day for a baseball league that empowers kids with disabilities.

Lexington gymnast proves age is just a number

About a month ago, a Lexington gymnast returned home from Abu Dhabi after competing in the Special Olympics World Games.

Kentucky mother remembers her son after organ donation

More than thirteen thousand Americans are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant.

Heart transplant brings two families together

April is national donate life month and it's a special month for two complete strangers who are now connected for life because of one heart.

KY adopts rapid DNA tests for sexual assault cases

Kentucky had one of the worst back logs of untested rape kits in the country.

Teen charged with murder, accused of killing man in Scott County shooting

A man is dead after an argument between family members led to a shooting inside a Scott county home.

Two women stabbed in Lexington overnight

Two women who say they were trying to be helpful ended up with stab wounds early Saturday morning.

One man dead after car crash in Jessamine County

The Jessamine County sheriff's office responded to its first deadly car crash of the year.

One person dead in Franklin County house fire

A fire broke out Saturday morning in a Frankfort subdivision and killed one person.