Michael Harthorne

KOMO News Crime Reporter

Michael Harthorne
Michael Harthorne
KOMO News Crime Reporter
Michael was born and raised in Seattle before graduating from Western Washington University in 2008 with a degree in journalism.

Before joining KOMO News in 2010 as a community reporter, Michael worked as a reporter, editor and photographer for the Ballard News-Tribune. He switched to full-time crime reporting in 2013.

Recent stories by Michael Harthorne

Crime Suspected burglar exhibits surprising lack of financial discipline
Exhibiting the kind of financial responsibility one would expect from a 6-year-old getting his first allowance, a Tacoma burglar was so giddy over his ill-gotten loot he spent it all in one week on dinners, movies and fishing with friends instead of on fixing his car as previously planned, according to charges filed Thursday in Pierce County Superior Court.