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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California Drought Has Sacramento Tree Leaves Dropping Like It’s Fall In August

The colors and conditions usually don’t show up until October when the weather gets cooler. A tupelo tree with bright red leaves last week in Rancho Cordova is bare now.


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Neighbors, Firefighters Turn Back Fast-Moving Garden Highway Fire

Firefighters were in mop-up mode well into the night as crews work to strengthen containment lines and chop down tall trees that burned earlier in the day.



Davis Farm Lets People Rent Chickens For Their Backyards

Linda Easton says for about $75 a month, you can rent the hens along with all the feed and supplies you’ll need, as well as a handbuilt coop on wheels.


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Wildlife Officials Puzzled Why Deer Are Dropping Dead Around Lodi Lake

Four carcasses have been found in just the last two months in a mystery for wildlife officials. The dead deer have been found in the same general area along a walking trail near Lodi Lake.


modesto schools

Contract Dispute Has Modesto School District Planning School Year One Month At A Time

It’s less than a week away from the first day of school, and so far the district only has a schedule set through the first month of August.



Fee Dispute Could End 911 Service For 500 Square Miles Of Tahoe National Forest

It’s almost taken for granted that a 911 call will send help on its way, but that critical service could end soon if a decision isn’t made.


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Minor-League Teams Have Tough Requirements For Bat Boys Before They Take Field

Modesto Nuts General Manager Tyler Richardson says a he boy’s death is a tragic warning of the dangers of the game.



Don’t Worry, Those Aren’t Dead Horses Hanging In An Antelope Yard

What appeared to be dead horses hung up from their hind legs in the backyard of a home was actually something much less cruel.



Sacramento Kings Expected To Name Nancy Lieberman As Assistant Coach

Lieberman helped coach the team during its recent Summer League season and is now said to be in talks with the Kings coaching staff, with an announcement possibly coming next week.


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Man Accused Of Setting 430-Acre Fire In Elverta Area That Burned 1 Home

Investigators say the fire was started in the middle of a large field and quickly spread into two counties and raced toward homes.


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What’s In A Name? Apparently Plenty If You’re Named Linda

What’s in a name? Dozens of women from around the country named Linda have descended on the local town of Linda for their annual L.I.N.D.A. convention.


wragg fire

Evacuations Ease As Wragg Fire Burns Away From Populated Areas

Cal Fire lifted mandatory evacuation orders for the Golden Bear community on Thursday as the nearly, 7,000-acre fire burned away from homes with calmer winds.