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.

Anjali would love to hear story ideas from you! Friend her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter, or send her an email at ahemphill@kovr.com.

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California Lawmaker Wants Tobacco Banned From Baseball Fields Across State

The ban targets a notorious habit that has been with the game forever. The proposal comes months after Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died from mouth cancer.

02/24/2015

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Volunteers Giving Veterans Who Died In Tuberculosis Outbreak Proper Headstones

At first glance, it doesn’t even look like a graveyard, with small pieces of wood marking the graves, thanks to some volunteers. Now, any veterans buried there will have a proper resting place.

02/23/2015

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Police: Grass Valley Babysitter, 16, Drugged, Sexually Assaulted By Man Who Hired Her

Police say the assault happened when Randolph Gorton invited the teen to his apartment to watch his two kids, and they say it wasn’t the teen’s first time babysitting his children.

02/18/2015

mission to mars

Folsom Woman One Of 100 People With A Chance At One-Way Trip To Mars

While there are still a few more rounds to go, Kristin Richmond is now just one of 100 people and one of just 50 women who could be picked to take a one-way trip out of this world.

02/17/2015

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Lack Of Snow Leads To Cancellation Of Events At Squaw Valley Ski Resort

This year’s lack of snow is dealing a big blow to the Lake Tahoe economy. Officials at Squaw Valley Resort have cancelled a major world cup snowboarding event because there’s just not enough snow.

02/16/2015

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Uber Responds To Sexual Assault Allegations With Planned Panic Button

The popular ride-sharing company has recently come under fire after drivers in places such as India and Los Angeles have been accused of raping passengers.

02/13/2015

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Fifty Shades Of Grey: A Girls Night Out, Date Night, And A Fount Of Dating Advice?

Fans say the movie was a long time coming, and flocked to theaters to relive the fantasy they read about.

02/12/2015

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Ordinance Seeks To Allow Residents To Sell Produce Grown In Their Gardens

A local group is now seeking an ordinance to allow residents grow and sell food from their own homes.

02/12/2015

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Auburn Theater Supporters Breathe Sigh Of Relief As Costco Pulls Out Of Planned Site

Michael Coder has spent the last several months preparing for his theater’s grand finale. It sits on the property where Costco planned to build, so the news is a relief to him.

02/10/2015

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Sacramento Medical Marijuana Delivery App May Conflict With City Law

Almost 100 orders have been processed since the app launched just two weeks ago, but according to the city, delivering pot to your door is not allowed.

02/09/2015

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Day Cares In California Can’t Legally Turn Away Child If They Aren’t Vaccinated

Day cares in the area say they can’t legally turn a child away if they aren’t vaccinated, but the state has made it a requirement that parents receive counseling from a health care professional if they choose to opt out.

02/05/2015

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Rocklin Parents Concerned About Future Of City’s Preschool, After School Programs

It all started with an email to the CBS13 newsroom from someone concerned the program would shut down. The city told us it wants to keep it open if they can find someone to run it.

02/04/2015

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