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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Grass Valley City Councilman Facing Child Porn Charges Resigns Days After Swearing-In

The accusations came to light last October, a month before former Nevada County Supervisor Terry Lamphier won a seat on the Grass Valley City Council.


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Dispatcher Finds Injured Hiker On Facebook After 911 Call Cuts Out

The only clue dispatchers had was where the call connected with a cellphone tower near Vacaville, more than 30 miles away from where Jake and his dad Ryan Pritchard were actually hiking along the Blue Ridge Loop Trail near Lake Berryessa.


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Officials Mum On Why Boy Was Wandering Rural Lincoln

People who know Victory Lee, 10, never thought they would see his picture on the news. The fifth-grader from Woodland Christian School was found in the middle of the night.


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Ski Patrol At Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area Gets Rescue Dog

The week of the New Year’s holiday is one of the busiest for local ski resorts, and that means search and rescue teams are keeping a close eye on skier safety.


cold weather preps

2014 Will Go Out On Freezing Note In Sacramento As Cold Temperatures, High Winds Expected

Temperatures in the valley will be around the freezing point, especially overnight. But the possibility of high winds will make it feel even colder.


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Placer County Pastor Hopes To Convert Old Barracks Into Homeless Shelter

The pastor has already drummed up support from other community members, but he now wants to get the county on board to fix the area’s growing homeless problem.


hit and run

Stockton Police Remember Retired Hit-And-Run Investigator Killed In Hit-And-Run Accident

Jimmy Pendergrass, 70, was doing what he’s done every day for a very long time when he was struck and killed crossing the street to get to work at the Stockton Police Department.


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Modesto Residents Say City Flood-Control Project Making Problems Even Worse

Historically the Parklawn neighborhood has had flooding issues when it rains. But neighbors say they’re still dealing with a muddy mess days after the rain, thanks to the county’s flood-control effort.



Widow Of Slain Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy Thankful For Outpouring Of Support

For the first time since his funeral, Deputy Michael Davis Jr.’s wife Jessica is speaking out about her husband who was killed while doing his job.



‘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.