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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‘Parcel Pirates’ Following Delivery Trucks, Stealing Packages

Wednesday was the busiest delivery day of the year. This holiday season, package deliveries are up by about 12 percent. Also on the rise are package thefts.



Lawyer Allegedly Caught During Sexual Encounter With Jailed Inmate Fires Back

A local lawyer is banned from visiting her clients in jail after she was allegedly caught engaging in a sexual act with an inmate.



Crews Will Inspect Levees Around The Clock During Strong California Storm

The American River Flood Control Agency says it doesn’t anticipate any major levee breaches or overflowing creeks, but they are checking them out just in case.



Powerful Storm Has Residents Filling Sandbags To Hold Back Possible Floodwater

Gina Kern left the North Highlands sandbagging site with her truck bed filled to capacity thanks to some help from 9-year-old Gibson and 8-year-old Madison.


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World War II Theater May Be Torn Down In Auburn To Make Way For Costco

The Dewitt Theater was originally built to entertain injured World War II soldiers, but it now houses the Music & More Arts Academy for kids.



Caltrans Preps For What Could Be Worst Storm In Years

Last week, a heavy downpour that only lasted a couple of hours flooded part of a freeway. And now, Sacramento is due for another round of rain that’s supposed to be even more intense.


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Yuba City Porn Producer Turned Motivational Speaker Accused Of Sex With Teenager

Donny Pauling was arrested on Monday by the Sutter County Sheriff’s Department. accused of allegedly having sex with a teenage girl.


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Heavy Rain Brings Mudslide Concerns To Region Burned By King Fire

A strong storm rolling through California has prompted mudslide concerns in areas hit by the devastating King Fire in the foothills.



Sacramento Prepares For Strong Storm During Heaviest Leaf Drop Of Year

After getting 0.58 inches of rain over the weekend in the Sacramento area, the valley and foothills are going to face a soaker with some of the strongest rain in some areas since 2012.



Wet Weather Means Holiday Travel Headaches

Snow made for treacherous driving conditions in the mountains, catching some holiday travelers off-guard.


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Reaction To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Fanned By Social Media

Sacramento State professor Kevin Wehr says social media definitely contributed to the enormity of the response, and he says social media has become a trend on recent hot-button issues that can help to mobilize people and ideas.


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Woodland Police Acquire MRAP Rejected By Davis City Council Amid Police Militarization Debate

The Woodland Police Department acquired a mine-resistant armored vehicle the city of Davis rejected for its department. The department says the vehicle will save them money, as it will replace their current armored vehicle that is almost 30 years old.