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.
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.
Parents of a child stabbed in the throat with a pencil say upset that the school didn’t call an ambulance, and that they had to come take him to the hospital with the pencil still lodged inside.
Chase Patterson was shocked to see a dog and its owner when he looked over the edge of a bluff right outside his grandparents’ home.
A memorial is growing near where a young woman was shot dead by police after she rammed them with her car.
She says a FedEx security manager showed up at her door on Friday and tried to explain it was all a big mistake.
A woman opened a box mailed to her home and found the names, test results, credit card information, and medical records for hundreds of people.
On a night when the rain is coming down, the district tightened its rules on wasting water, only giving violators 48 hours before they shut their water off.
Two survivors of last week’s tribal shooting grew up in our area, according to a woman who say she went to school with the sisters.
The pastor says what he and the clergy are doing contradicts the United Methodist Book of Discipline. But he says times have changed.
Bo Nicholas says he found the door to the barn pried off its hinges when he came to school, and the pigs had all been let out of their pens. He says that last part is very dangerous, because they fight each other.
“It would be like somebody coming into your house and telling you, ‘What’s your salary?’ and you tell them and they say, ‘OK, we’re going to take half of it away from you,” he said.
Those contaminants would be less concentrated with more water in a normal rainfall year, but the dry weather has created the risk of higher levels of arsenic and chemicals from industrial operations.
Desirae McKinney, 31, was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment on Saturday after an eight-hour search for her 11-year-old son.