Anjali Hemphill

Anjali Hemphill joined CBS 13 in June 2012 and she’s happy to make the transition from east coast to west coast living.

Before coming to Sacramento, Anjali worked as a reporter at WTKR in Norfolk, VA. There she covered everything from fatal hurricanes to Naval deployments to pirates on trial. She also won a 2011 Virginia
Associated Press Award for Individual Reporting. She got her start in news as a radio news reporter for WPTF in Raleigh, NC.

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Anjali Hemphill

Anjali Hemphill

Anjali graduated from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She spent most of her life growing up in northern Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C., but she also lived in Africa as a child. She spent 4
years in Niger and one year in Rwanda; until her family was forced to leave during the 1994 civil war.

Anjali has a unique name because her mother is from India and her father is American. She is involved with the Indian-American community as well as Special Olympics and Best Buddies.

When Anjali’s not working she enjoys traveling, playing softball, running, crafting, singing and playing the clarinet.

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cars on lawns

Modesto Wants To Crack Down On Residents Parking Cars On Lawns

A Modesto city ordinance prohibits parking cars on lawns, and the city can cite drivers if a neighbor calls and complains. The city says it receives about two to three complaints a week.


defense training realtors

Placer County Real-Estate Professionals Taking Precautions After Arkansas Realtor’s Murder

Police say someone kidnapped Beverly Carter while she worked, then killed her and dumped the body. In Placer County, real estate agents learned how to protect themselves on the job.


break tumor

Rocklin High Quarterback Takes First Steps After Large Tumor Removed From Leg

Doctors told Max O’Rourke the tumor they found growing inside his leg had weakened the bone, which caused it to break. They also told him that around one-in-three people have benign tumors in their body and are walking around completely unaware of it.



Lucky Break: Rocklin High Football Player’s Injury Reveals Tumor

Max O’Rourke spent most of Sunday in surgery and is still recovering.


k street

Blighted Part Of K Street Poised For A Comeback

The 700 block of K Street in downtown Sacramento looks almost like a forgotten part of the city, but it’s about to undergo a major facelift.


$1 resorts

Tahoe Ski Resort Glitch Leads To $1 Season Tickets, Offer Voided And Replaced With Half-Off Deal

Nick Cahill thought he hit the jackpot with the deal after getting an email confirming his order. But just hours later, he was informed by the resort that a programming error caused the mistake in pricing.


killer house

Sacramento Victim’s Family Shocked Haunted House Considered Using Serial Killer As Theme

One of the most disturbing murders involved Wallin’s then-pregnant wife Teresa Wallin. Investigators say Chase broke into her home, brutally killed her, and her unborn baby.



Given Second Chance At Life, Old High School Crushes Get Second Chance At Love

Even though Joe Hall lost the use of his legs and arms in a car accident 28 years ago, his perseverance has allowed him a second chance at his art and at love.


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Stockton Workers Fear Pensions They Worked For May Be Slashed In Bankruptcy Settlement

A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday that Stockton’s pension issues were no different than its other bills, leaving the door open for the city to slash payments once thought protected.


Stockton Bankrupt

Judge: Stockton Can Trim Pension Obligations, No Final Ruling On Bankruptcy

The case is being closely watched because it could help clarify who gets paid first by financially strapped cities around the nation – retirement funds or creditors.


halloween harvest

California Drought Causing Pumpkins To Ripen Early, Shortens World’s Largest Corn Maze

Cooley doesn’t expect the drought to dwindle his Halloween business this season, but the future of Cool Patch Pumpkins all depends on the weather.


water rationing

Home-By-Home Water Rationing May Be Spreading If California’s Drought Worsens

So far, only about 4 percent of larger water districts in the state are setting limits on individual water use. But in the San Juan Water District where people rely on Folsom Lake for all their water, individual household water allocation could become a reality too.