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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program funding concern

Advocates Say State’s Programs For Disabled In Crisis Mode Despite First Funding Increase In 9 Years

While this year’s revised budget includes a 2.5 percent increase in funding for the first time in nine years, employees and families say it’s nowhere near enough to make up for almost $1 billion in cuts and rising costs over that period.


sacramento commons

Controversial Sacramento Commons Development Wins Approval From Planning Commission

The proposal calls for tearing down the low-rise Capitol Villas apartments and turning the site into high-rise apartments, commercial space and possibly a hotel.


department diversity

Sacramento Police Program Aims To Diversify Force

According to the most recent report from Sacramento Police, 76 percent of sworn officers were white, while only 45 percent of Sacramento’s total population was in 2013.



High Winds Spark Fast-Moving Elk Grove Fire

Investigators say the strong winds that fueled the flames are also to blame for starting the fire. The winds caused a high-voltage power line to arc, sending sparks down to the dry grass below.


driver stealing

UPS Employee Accused Of Stealing Veterans’ Pain Medication

Nathaniel Kirschman, 20, was arrested at his home off of Oxbow Court after Calaveras County sheriff’s deputies and Veterans Affairs investigators say they found several UPS packages addressed to local vets at his home.


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Raucous House Guests Rattle Rocklin Neighborhood

Homeowners in Rocklin say unruly house guests are turning their neighborhood into a nightmare. They say ever since one homeowner started renting out rooms on, their peaceful neighborhood has turned into a party.


Pink Fire Truck

Thief In Suisun City Steals Donations For Cancer Patients, Firefighter’s Electronic Devices

A thief struck during a charity event with thousands of people in attendance. And now volunteers are trying to get back donations that would have gone to help local cancer patients and their families.


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Bill Expands Use Of Freeway Signs To Help Catch Hit-And-Run Suspects

CHP is looking for a suspect after a deadly hit-and-run incident on Wednesday morning. It happened at Marconi Avenue and Calderwood Lane near Del Paso Country Club.


stolen memorial

Wife Of Fallen Sacramento County Deputy Pleads For Return Of Memorial Bench

The memorial along a rural road south of Jackson Highway is a place where she has found some peace. It’s also where her husband was gunned down more than eight years ago.


water waste

Placer High School Sprinklers Ran Nonstop Through Memorial Day Weekend

Neighbors say those sprinklers ran for three days straight before their frustrations built up enough to call the Placer County Water Agency.


stolen chickens

Thieves Steal Chickens From Marysville Nonprofit For Disabled Adults

Thieves have targeted the coop three times in the last month, making off with a total of 25 chickens. This last time, they cleared them out completely.


boat accident

Child Dies In San Joaquin River Boating Accident Near Lathrop

Investigators say 10 people—five adults and five children—were on board the boat around 4 p.m. when it hit rocks and overturned. Deputies say the impact caused all 10 to be thrown from the boat into the water.