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

Death Benefits for Killer?

Carol & Robert Selland

A Kennewick man said his stepfather stabbed his mother to death and could benefit financially from it.
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Domestic Violence Services Smartphone Recycling Campaign

Domestic Violece Center

You can help victims of domestic violence by giving away your old cell phone.
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One Year Since Gas Plant Explosion

Plymouth natural gas explosion

It's been one year since an explosion at a liquid natural gas plant in Plymouth damaged one of the tanks there.
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Defense in Murder Case said Key Witness is the Perpetrator

Montejano Special Witness

A witness for a murder case is scheduled to testify in a deposition on April 10th.
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PSD Students Surprised with Tickets to "We Day"

We Day PSD

Leadership students in Pasco are in for a big surprise.
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Open Mic Night at Boys & Girls Club Tonight

Music Instruments

The Boys & Girls Club is hosting an Open Mic Night tonight.
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Cushions Hosts "Skate Your Rocks Off" at Richland Skate Park This Saturday

Skate Your Rocks Off

If you're looking for something to do Saturday afternoon, you may want to check out "Skate Your Rocks Off."
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New School Based Clinic in Kennewick

School Based Health Clinic

Tri-Cities Community Health opens the doors to a new school based health clinic.
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VA Makes a Rule-Change that Could Help Vets

Veterans Administration logo

The Department of Veterans Affairs is making a change to its Veteran's Choice Program.
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House Public Safety Committee Discusses Improving Police & Community Relations

Police Training

Washington State's House Public Safety Committee is talking about ways to improve police and community relations.
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AG Ferguson Files Complaint Against Mobile Park Owner for Scams

AG Bob Ferguson

The State Attorney General files a complaint against a Mattawa mobile home park owner for scamming his tenants into buying their homes.
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Police: Man Killed in Hermiston Was Not Gang Affiliated

Hermiston Police Badge

PRESS RELEASE: Members of the Umatilla-Morrow County Major Crime Team continue to investigate the senseless killing of Alonso Madrigal.
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Lawyer Asks Prosecutor to Drop Inquest & Charge Officers with Murder

George Trejo & Shawn Sant

Attorney George Trejo, representing Zambrano-Montes' widow, Teresa Meraz, wrote a letter to Franklin Co. Prosecutor Shawn Sant asking he ignore an inquest and instead charge the officers with murder.
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Cleaning Birds After Oil Spill

Cleaning Birds

A number of organizations are coming together to help out wildlife in our area.
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Local Police React to Cops Shot in Ferguson, MO

Pasco Police

Pasco Police Sgt. Scott Warren said officers at the Pasco Police Department have been discussing the shooting that took place in Ferguson, Missouri last night where two police officers were shot.
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Army Vet Says Weed is not the Answer

Marijuana Leaf

The Washington State Senate has approved a measure that would allow patients with post-traumatic stress to be prescribed medical marijuana.
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Obama Signs New Bill Aimed at Helping Students With Debt

Student Aid Bill of Rights

President Barack Obama signed a new bill into law today.
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Hop Jacks Officially Open for Business

Hop Jacks

The Tri-Cities has a new restaurant for folks to enjoy.
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'Bite 2 Go" Program Feeds Hungry Children in Tri-Cities

Bite 2 Go

2nd Harvest is working to feed hungry children in our area.
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$21 Million Allocated for Criminals Suffering from Mental Illness

money and gavel

Legislators in Olympia recently passed a suplemental operating budget for next year.
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