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.

Articles

Man Who Killed Ex-Girlfriend Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

Lawrence Miller

A Benton County judge sentences a murderer to 35 years in prison. Lawrence Miller is guilty of second-degree murder for the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend, 32-year-old Rebeca Vandeventer.
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Police: Hostage Situation in Australia is Over

Australia Hostage (AP)

SYDNEY (AP) -- Police say a hostage situation in Sydney is over after a swarm of heavily armed police stormed a downtown cafe where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people.
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6th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting

Candlelight Vigil

The 6th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting event will take place at Events at Sunsets tonight.
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Police Arrest Man for Assault & Eluding

Police Lights

Police arrest a man for threatening to harm his girlfriend and attempting to escape from police.
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A Murder Suspect & His Brother Make Court Appearances Today

Anderson Brothers

DeShawn Anderson is currently on a 72-hour hold on a $1 million bail.
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Vehicle vs Pedestrian

Vehicle vs Pedestrian

Police officers said a man walking across the street on 28th Ave. and Lewis St. in Pasco was hit by a car.
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Shooting Suspect in Custody

Deshawn Anderson

18-year-old shooting suspect DeShawn Anderson was arrested in a Kennewick apartment complex this morning.
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Murder Suspect Waives Right to Speedy Trial

Matthew Devore

A court date for a murder suspect is pushed back.
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Salvation Army: Red Kettle Donations Down This Year

Salvation Army

A representative from the Salvation Army tells us Red Kettle donations in the Tri-Cities are down 10% - 15% so far this year.
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Pasco Kindergarteners Learn Computer Coding

Hour of Code

This is Computer Science Education week and one Pasco elementary school is joining a global effort to educate children in that subject.
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Police: Man Arrested for Speeding and Crashing into Home

Police Lights

On December 8th at about 1:00 am, a Kennewick officer attempted to stop a dark colored pickup on Columbia Dr. for a speed violation.
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Teen Homeless Rates Rise; Local Volunteers Search for Teens to Get Them Off the Streets

Homeless Teens

A recent study by the organization, Homeless Children America, show the number of homeless teenagers has gone up nationwide. Locally, there is a similar pattern.
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Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder for Kennewick Stabbing

Matthew Devore

The Benton County Prosecutor's Office is formally charging Matthew de Vore with 2nd degree murder for the stabbing death of Thomas Christian.
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Thanksgiving Dinner Shoppers

Thanksgiving Dinner Shopping

With less than 48 hours to go until Thanksgiving, there's plenty of hustle and bustle going on in grocery store aisles everywhere.
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Murder Suspect Held on $250,000 Bail

Matthew Devore

A man that police said stabbed another man to death in a plasma center in Kennewick yesterday makes his first court appearance today.
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Man Falls from Balcony While Trying to Escape from Police

Police Lights

Kennewick Police said a man trying to escape an apartment unit last night fell from the second story, knocking him unconscious.
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Shots Fired Last Night in Kennewick

Gun

Kennewick Police officers responded to a shooting at 5:00 pm last night near 10th and Washington.
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Pasco PD Still Looking for Person of Interest in Shootings

Deshawn Anderson

Pasco Police officers are still looking for a person of in interest connected to shootings that took place in Pasco last week.
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Police Identify Stabbing Victim & Suspect

Biomat Stabbing

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that took place in a plasma center in Kennewick.
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Coroner: Anthony Guerrero Died from Gun Shot Wounds

Shooting

The Franklin County Coroner's office confirms Anthony Guerrero, 20, died yesterday morning from gun shot wounds sustained in gang related shooting in Pasco Wednesday night.
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