Amy Clancy

Reporter

Amy Clancy is a Reporter for KIRO 7 Eyewitness News.

 

Amy started at KIRO 7 as an intern in March of 1988, then spent five and a half years as a news producer before becoming a reporter and anchor.

 

After more than ten years on the streets covering general assignment news, mostly the police and crime beat, Amy turned her focus to consumer issues in 2007, uncovering a dangerously flammable bathrobe that resulted in a federal investigation and a recall of more than 300,000 items.

 

She also received world-wide attention, and a regional Emmy Award, for her investigation into overheating iPods.

 

Amy attended Lakes High School in Lakewood, Wash., and earned her B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Washington in 1988.

 

A native of Lakewood, Amy resides in Seattle with her husband. In her spare time, Amy enjoys golfing, skiing, gardening, going to the movies and reading when she gets the chance.

Latest from Amy Clancy

Six weeks ago, Mariah Pagliocco was struck by a maroon Pontiac while walking along Duvall Avenue North in Renton.

Teenage hit-and-run victim wants to know why driver struck her

“I’m paralyzed, basically, from the waist down,” was the first thing Mariah Pagliocco told KIRO 7 on Friday from her bed at Children's Hospital in Seattle. Six weeks ago, Pagliocco was struck by a maroon Pontiac while walking along Duvall Avenue North in Renton. The driver left the scene, but ...

In a recent letter to Rep. Denny Heck, the democrat who represents Washington state’s 10th Congressional district, the mayor of Lakewood wrote that the plan to house 600 unaccompanied minors at Joint Base Lewis-McChord "amounts to no more than a 'dumping' of a population with very real needs" near the heart of his city.

Pierce County leaders ‘frustrated’ to know nothing of immigrant plans at JBLM

In a recent letter to Rep. Denny Heck, the democrat who represents Washington state’s 10th Congressional district, the mayor of Lakewood wrote that the plan to house 600 unaccompanied minors at Joint Base Lewis-McChord "amounts to no more than a 'dumping' of a population with very real needs" near the heart ...

Seattle police officer Eric A. Smith, shown here in 2013, was arrested for investigation of child molestation on June 30, 2014.

Seattle police officer arrested in child molestation investigation

A Seattle police officer has been arrested for investigation of child molestation. Officer Eric A. Smith was booked at 11:55 a.m. Monday into the Snohomish County Jail. He is being investigated for three counts of child molestation, but has not been charged. Smith has worked at a motorcycle officer and ...

On June 23, rapist Michael Allan Halgren is expected to admit he also murdered Susan Lowe in April 1980.

Rapist expected to admit to 1980 cold case murder

Quick Facts:  Sex offender accused in 1980 cold case. Victim, Susan Lowe, was strangled. Sex offender linked to case by DNA. On Monday, convicted rapist Michael Allan Halgren is expected to admit he's also a murderer. The longtime, frequent sex offender is expected to plead guilty to killing Susan Barbara ...

Port of Seattle Police documents reveal that 26-year old Sea-Tac bomb threat suspect Zachary Lee Milliren told a Southwest Airlines employee in a phoned-in threat that his ex-girlfriend was carrying a bomb on-board her flight to Las Vegas Wednesday morning.

Sea-Tac bomb threat suspect threatened to kill ex-girlfriend

Port of Seattle Police documents reveal that 26-year old Sea-Tac bomb threat suspect Zachary Lee Milliren told a Southwest Airlines employee in a phoned-in threat that his ex-girlfriend was carrying a bomb on-board her flight to Las Vegas Wednesday morning.  Those documents also detail Milliren’s alleged threats to kill the ...

Victim’s mother: Just-released man who raped toddler ‘a monster’

  Quick Facts:  Cory Roberts beat and raped 3-year-old girl when he was 13 At 16, he raped two boys at Echo Glen Children's Center Raped a fourth child in 2001 He was ordered held as a sexually violent predator in 2003 Roberts getting out of McNeil Island Monday Kelly ...

Pioneer Square residents are asking Seattle's mayor and city council for safety improvements in the neighborhood, where at least 150 sex offenders live.

Pioneer Square residents rallying for change

Quick Facts:  Pioneer Square residents demanding safety improvements. Meetings planned Wednesday night, Thursday morning. More than 150 sex offenders living in Pioneer Square neighborhood. Just weeks after a woman was raped outside her Pioneer Square home, she and her friends will meet Wednesday night to discuss how they can demand ...

Each night nearly 1,000 teens and young adults are homeless in Seattle. Throughout King County the number is closer to 5,000, with a growing number of them on the Eastside.

Project 360 launches to help homeless youth in King County

Each night nearly 1,000 teens and young adults are homeless in Seattle. Throughout King County the number is closer to 5,000, with a growing number of them on the Eastside, according to Olivia MacMaster, of the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center in Renton.  “It’s a lot more spread out,” MacMaster told KIRO 7 ...

Officer's gun, uniform stolen in Seattle - still missing

A King County detention officer had his gun, duty uniform and duty belt stolen – and police have not recovered them. The theft occurred the evening of May 29 when the officer, who is a sergeant with the county Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, had his vehicle broken into, ...

A memorial to two men shot dead Sunday in the 500 block of 29th Ave South.

One victim of double homicide identified; neither had criminal ties

Late Monday, KIRO 7 confirmed that 27-year old Ahmed Said was one of two men shot dead early Sunday.  According to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office, Said died of “multiple gunshot wounds.” Said, and a 23-year-old man who has not been officially identified, were found dead in the 500 ...

 
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