Amy Radil is a reporter at KUOW where she covers politics, government and law enforcement — everything from policing to legalized marijuana and campaign funding.
She got her start at Minnesota Public Radio in Duluth, and freelanced for four years from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Amy grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Williams College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She’s the winner of regional awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the RTNDA’s Edward R. Murrow awards for investigative reporting and coverage of gun measures.
She’s a believer in the importance of journalism to create accountability and empathy. In her spare time Amy seeks out bookstores, caffeine and classic movies.
The Washington State Patrol is now facing lawsuits over disclosure of gun owners’ names and addresses. And says those lawsuits are welcome.
Democracy vouchers are helping Seattle city council candidates finance their campaigns. But political opponents are watching for missteps.
Seattle City Council members heard from eleven candidates seeking to fill the council’s vacant seat Wednesday. The theme of the night was housing.
Teresa Mosqueda, the 38-year-old member of the Seattle City Council, is pregnant with her first child, a girl, due in October.
‘We can’t arrest our way out of homelessness.’ That’s the mantra of local law enforcement. But some police officers say they’re caught in the middle amid complaints of crime and disorder. Now some officers are highlighting their challenges, by jumping into district races for the Seattle City Council.
Responding to the outcry over reports on prolific criminal offenders in Seattle, Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said people upset about crime and addiction should keep in mind that violent crime here has decreased dramatically since the '80s.
Seattle's new U.S. Attorney Brian Moran was nominated by President Trump but said hiring process had no "political litmus test."
Lake City shooting suspect told police he had no memory after blacking out from drinking earlier in the day
Lake City shooting suspect Tad-Michael Norman told police he had no memory of what transpired after he drank and played video games the afternoon of a deadly carjacking and shooting spree, according to a charging document filed by police.
We still don't know why a man went on a shooting and car jacking spree that left two dead Wednesday evening. Here's what we do know about the situation and the two survivors.
Deborah Judd, 56, was one of three people shot on Sand Point Way on Wednesday afternoon. She is a second-grade teacher at Laurelhurst Elementary.