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.


UPDATE: Arson suspected in late night house fire in Walla Walla

walla walla fire

Arson is suspected of heavily damaging an unoccupied home on the 600 block of S. Division in Walla Walla last night.
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Mosque Protest; Sign Reads: "Death to Islam"

Mosque Protest

A 28-year-old man holding up a sign that read "Death to Islam" is creating some controversy in the community.
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10 Sets of Kindergarten Twins at Capt. Gray


If you've been to Captain Gray Learning Center in Pasco and felt you were seeing double.   
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UPDATE: People Evacuated for Possible Mall Theater Fire

Possible Theater Fire

Firefighters evacuate people in one of the theaters at Regal Cinemas at the Columbia Center Mall in Kennewick for a possible fire.
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Kadlec Raises Pink Ribbon Flag for Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

We are just two days shy of the start of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Local People Scammed for Nearly $6,500

Scam Alert

An 86-year-old Kennewick man and a 17-year-old Kennewick girl lost a combined $6,300 to scammers.
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Man Pleads Not-Guilty to Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend

Christian Ramirez

A 21-year-old Prosser man pleads not-guilty to 1st-degree assault in a Benton County courtroom this morning.
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Stabbing Suspect Expected in Court Today

Christian Ramirez

A 21-year-old Prosser man is expected to be arraigned in Benton County Court this morning for 1st-degree assault.
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UPDATE: Pasco Police Shoot & Kill Armed Man, Victim Identified

Police shooting

Pasco Police officers shoot and kill an armed man early this morning.
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Teenagers Arrested for Stealing Pot Plants

Weed Plant Robbery

Two teenagers are arrested for stealing marijuana plants in Kennewick on Sunday.
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Second Harvest Grand Re-Opening

2nd Harvest Logo

Second Harvest's grand re-opening will take place tomorrow after in Pasco.
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1 Killed, 2 injured in Single Rollover Crash

Accident GFX

The Washington State Patrol says one man was killed and two injured in a rollover crash Monday night on Highway 410 near Naches.
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Female Inmate Dies

Jail Cell

A 32-year-old female died while in custody at the Walla Walla County Corrections Facility late last night.
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House Fire Damage Costs $300,000

Structure Fire

The Yakima Fire Department is investigating a structure fire on the 7800 block of Occidental Road early this morning.
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Pasco Teenager Stabbed

Police Lights

Pasco Police said a 17-year-old boy was stabbed at his home on the 700 block of South Waldemar Ave. in Pasco.
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38th Annual Sausage Fest

38th Annual Sausage Fest

The 38th Annual Sausage Fest at Christ the King School in Richland is packed with thousands of people right now.
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Teenager Gets 27 Years in Prison for Murder

Noah Matlack

A Benton County judge sentences 19-year-old boy to 27 years in prison for the murder of 55-year-old Mike Edwards.
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Graff Family Statement

Mac Graff (QB)

We are continuing to follow the story of Chiawana High School Quarterback Mac Graff who seriosly injured his back in a hunting accident over the weekend.
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"Our County, Our Future" Campaign

Our County, Our Future Campaign

Members of the community gather at Badger Mountain's Trailhead Park to support the Benton County Conservation Futures Campaign.
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Man Convicted of Bomb Threats at CBC

CBC Bomb Threat Suspect

A 53-year-old Kennewick man will serve 1 year and 3 months in prison for threatening to bomb Columbia Basin College in July of 2013.
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