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


Family Thanks Good Samaritan Who Chased Elderly-Attack Suspects

Investigators say William Dexter, 18, and a 16-year-old girl asked the grandmother for a ride home and lured her to a neighborhood before trying to steal her car and purse.


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Manteca Police Searching For Suspect In Teen’s Shooting

The 15-year-old was shot and killed in the early morning hours on Saturday. Investigators say the shooting happened around 4 a.m. while the teen was visiting friends at a home off of West Yosemite Avenue.



Good Samaritan In Socks Chases Down Teens Who Allegedly Beat Elderly Woman

In only his socks, Cody followed the teens for five miles through several neighborhoods, down busy roads and over fences trying to convince them to come back to the scene.


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After Meeting Drought Goal, Folsom Turns Water Back On At Splash Parks

Folsom Mayor Andy Morin says the water is back by popular demand, and because the city exceeded its 32 percent state water conservation target, thanks to a lot of help from mindful residents.


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Months After Breaking Leg, Finding Tumor, Rocklin High QB Gets Call From Boise State

It was a routine tackle in a game that put quarterback Max O’Rourke’s senior season in doubt. It was an X-ray of his broken leg that put his future in jeopardy.


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Yuba City Crop Duster Suspended After Multiple Pesticide Law Violations

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation says there were so many violations against Mark Minkema that it suspended the pest control pilot’s license.



Placerville Businesses Propose Welcome Sign Advertising Events

It’s considered the gateway to the Sierra—a small city, rich in history nestled along Highway 50 on the way to Lake Tahoe—but many people drive right past it.



Cal Fire: Drones Ground Planes, Complicating California Wildfire Fighting Efforts

“Whether it’s damage to the aircraft, whether it’s injuries to our pilots, to our firefighters, or worse case, a mid-air collision,” said Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant. “These are not risks we are willing to take.”



Sacramento Police Investigating Midtown Stabbing As Hate Crime

Timothy Brownell was originally charged with felony assault, but after further investigation they believe he may have yelled f—– before the alleged attack.



Elderly Yuba City Couple’s Historic Farmhouse Burns Down

At 80-years-old, Phil and Nancy Crowe are forced to think about their future in a whole new way after a fire burned down their historic farmhouse.


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Longtime Carmichael Fruit Stand Destroyed In Suspected Arson

An arson attack destroyed an entire fruit stand on a popular corner in Carmichael, leaving the longtime owner wondering how she’ll rebuild.


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Are Farmers Pumping Too Much Groundwater To Compensate For Water Lost To Drought Restrictions?

It’s a troubling sight for Christina Ahlers. Her neighbor’s well has pumped water out of the ground 24 hours a day for several weeks now.