Alexis Mathews, WLKY

Alexis Mathews


Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Alexis:

Oldham County high schools install sensors to detect the use of vapes

The Halo Smart Sensor not only detects vaporizing products, but also fights and loud noises by alerting staff immediately through text and email. → Read More

'All his kids loved him': Family of Louisville homicide victim pushing for answers in unsolved case

WLKY has previously reported on the nearly 50% clearance rate by LMPD’s homicide unit this year. But, Timothy Cook's' family is one of many who have not received closure. → Read More

Black, LGBTQ+ owned tea business set to open storefront in Germantown

Though empty right now, Clark's vision is a place where good vibes and tea will brew all day long. → Read More

12th U.S. President Zachary Taylor honored at Louisville gravesite

Fort Knox soldiers paid tribute to former president Zachary Taylor, who grew up in Louisville. → Read More

Louisville nonprofit awarded grant from Amazon founder to combat domestic violence

There's been an uptick in domestic violence during the pandemic and a more than 60% increase in domestic violence related homicides in Louisville so far this year. → Read More

‘Not one more’: Norton Children’s highlight efforts to prevent pediatric gunshot victims

So far this year, 61 kids have been treated for gunshot wounds at the hospital. → Read More

Survey reveals what residents want to see at site of former Iroquois Homes

There were nearly 500 responses to the independent survey that went live in March, and approximately 20 people participated in the focus groups and interviews. → Read More

Louisville mayor-elect Greenberg unveils 58-member team to transition into new role

"Our team is diverse in so many ways, but we all share a common goal of moving Louisville forward in a new direction." → Read More

Witness to deadly crash in Old Louisville proposes safety changes amid speeding concerns

Police say Alvaro Manriquez was driving well over the 35-mile-per-hour speed limit, blew through a red light and hit five cars. → Read More

UPS details new expansion project, adding to capital plans in Louisville

UPS, the largest employer in Louisville, now has even bigger plans for the area after announcing another major economic project on Monday. → Read More

Louisville to see several new faces on the judges' bench following midterm elections

Results show that women dominated this year for the Circuit, District, and Appellate courts. → Read More

Accomplice in murders of Louisville toddler, father sentenced to 10 years in prison

Evan Ross violated his probation after lying on the stand during the September trial of the shooter, Kevon Lawless. → Read More

Applications open for new program teaching Louisville middle school girls crypto

Those interested in digital art, design or drawing will receive a free laptop and writing course. → Read More

42nd annual Light Up Louisville to bring thousands downtown for holiday season kick-off

The popular event brings Old Saint Nick and thousands of Louisvillians downtown the day after Thanksgiving. → Read More

Louisville candidates, secretary of state participate in early voting in Kentucky

In Jefferson County, there are seven designated early voting locations, open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. → Read More

Louisville event business relocates to Russell to grow company, revitalize area

On Tuesday, the Kentuckiana company, known for decorating grand corporate and community events, cut the ribbon on its new headquarters in Russell on S. 15th Street. → Read More

Friends of Louisville hit-and-run victim beg driver to come forward: ‘She didn’t deserve that’

Police say the driver kept driving, not even stopping to help the mother of two, who later died at the hospital. → Read More

Louisville businesses encouraged to give felons a second chance with proposed ordinance

For those who were incarcerated, this effort is more than just meeting a quota but getting that one yes that can change your life. → Read More

New housing report examines how wealthy Louisville district can help city's housing crisis

A new report by the Metropolitan Housing Coalition is the first to examine housing instability in families. → Read More

Louisville residents express concern, city leaders offer solutions amid Walgreens closures

A Walgreens spokesperson said the decision came as a way to best meet customers' needs and cited factors such as the local market and changes in customer buying habits. → Read More