Lida Alikhani

Multi-Media Journalist

"Journalism has always been a passion of mine. I enjoy getting to know people and I see television as a platform to tell their stories. Tri-Cities is an entirely new environment for me, making it exciting to learn, which I hope will only make me a better reporter."

Lida Alikhani joined Your Local ABC as a Reporter in June of 2013.  

Lida grew up in Los Angeles, California where she attended Cal State University Northridge and graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism in May of 2013.   Lida worked as a Production Assistant for ABC Network News during her last year of college working on shows like Good Morning America, World News with Diane Sawyer, 20/20 and Nightline.  

Prior to that, Lida was an intern for ABC, she also interned for CNN in Atlanta, GA and WCBS in New York City.   Lida is excited to learn more about the Tri-Cities and surrounding cities in order to tell people's stories.


Shane DeWeber Sentencing Postponed

Shane DeWeber

Sentencing for a man found guilty of assault for crashing into two police cars back in 2013 is postponed to next week.
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Attorney: Zambrano-Montes Was Shot in Back Body Parts

Zambrano-Montes Autopsy

A request from the family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes requested a second autopsy and the preliminary results vary from the one counducted by the Franklin County Coroner's Office.
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Zambrano-Montes Funeral & Latest

Zambrano-Montes Funeral

Family and members of the community gather today for Antonio Zambrano-Montes' funeral in Pasco.
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ACLU Supports Request for DOJ Investigation

Antonio Zambrano-Montes 1

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington supports a request made by Consejo Latino.
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It's a simple download, but if you care about which political party you're helping out every time you buy a Coke or some laundry detergent, then a new app could have a tremendous impact on your day-to-day life.
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Benjamin Crump Will Represent Zambrano-Montes Family

Zambrano-Montes Family & Benjamin Crump

The family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes is hoping to get that much closer to justice by meeting it's new attorney, Benjamin Crump, at the Tri-Cities airport today.
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Teen Gets Jail Time for Vehicular Homicide

Jovannie Razo

A Benton County Superior Court Judge sentences a 19-year-old man to 6 months in prison, along with an additional 6 months in work release, for 2 counts of vehicular homicide.
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7 Dogs Die in Structure Fire

Police lights

According to the Yakima County Fire Dept., 7 dogs died in a structure fire on the 2000 block of Jensen Rd. this afternoon.
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Protesters Line the Streets of Downtown Pasco Again

Pasco Protesters

Protesters continue to line the streets of downtown Pasco today.
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Irrigation Districts Prepping Canals for Spring

Irrigation Canals

It's not only the sunshine and flowers blooming early that tells us spring is around the corner. Another sure sign is local irrigation districts getting their canals ready for irrigation spring.
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Benton City House Fire

Benton City House Fire

Firefighters work to put out flames at a house fire on 106 PR off Demoss Rd. and Hwy 224 in Benton City.
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Zambrano-Montes' Mother & Sister Arrive in Pasco from Mexico

Zambrano-Montes Mother

Direct family members of Antonio Zambrano-Montes are in town from from Mexico to mourn together and obtain his remains.
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Police Experience More Violence on Streets Following Shooting

Police Training

In wake of this latest officer involved shooting, a spokesperson for the Kennewick Police Department said that all departments take these situations into account and work on ways to improve through training.
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Pasco Prepares for Tomorrow's Big Rally


All eyes are on Pasco right now and with so many supporters planning on traveling into the area for tomorrow's rally, the entire town is getting prepared.
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Coroner Will Call Inquest; Wants Half of Jury to Be Hispanic

Antonio Zambrano-Montes

Franklin Co. Coroner Dan Blasdel has officially decided to call for an inquest in the fatal officer involved shooting that took place earlier this week.
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Burglary Suspect in Custody Following SWAT Stand-Off

Kenny Hooper

A long SWAT stand-off this afternoon between a burglary suspect and Kennewick Police has ended peacefully.
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Trial Date Pushed Back for Former Nanny Charged with Manslaughter

Kelli Jacobsen

The second trial of a former nanny accused of being responsible for the death of the one-year-old child she was watching over is pushed back again.
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More Women Buying Guns

Women & Guns

More and more women are now choosing to own guns, according to a recent study by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
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Murder Trial Date Stricken

Deshawn Anderson

A Franklin County judge has stricken the trial date for an 18-year-old man charged with 1st-degree murder until the court receives a competancy evaluation.
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Tri-Tech Students Win National Competition

Teens Create App

Congratultions to the Tri-Tech Skills Center Health Informatics team.
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