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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 ahemphill@kovr.com.

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Father Still Shaken Day After He Threw Baby To Save Her From Ceres Apartment Fire

Flames rushed through the building off of Richland Avenue, collapsing the roof. The only way out for Avila and his family was through the second-story bedroom window.


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Elk Grove Neighborhood Plagued By People Slamming Bodies Into Garage Doors

The Elk Grove Police Department says it’s had 11 reports in the past two weeks of the crime, forcing homeowners to fork out extra cash to fix their doors.


Task Force

Illegal Fireworks In Spotlight As Fourth Of July Draws Near During California Drought

As California continues to battle extreme drought conditions, local fire and police departments are gearing up for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday and concerns over fire danger.


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When Police Don’t Respond, Natomas Man Steals His Bike Back

He never thought he’d see the Father’s Day gift from his wife again, but on Sunday, he looked out his apartment window and saw a stranger riding it.


rare bird

Rare Blue Heron May Be Looking For Love In Natomas

The blue heron was first spotted along the Yolo Bypass, but it’s been hanging out in a tree off of Azevedo Drive and attracting dozens of bird watchers who want to catch a glimpse of its powder blue wings.


dead man

Police: 9-Hour Fairfield Standoff Ends With Suspect Killing Self Inside Home

A nine-hour standoff in Fairfield ended after police found the suspect dead inside a home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


The paw of the mountain lion captured in East Sacramento. (Credit: The Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Mountain Lion Captured In East Sacramento Released Back Into Wild

He may look sweet and gentle after being tranquilized, but a 70-pound mountain lion captured in East Sacramento could have been a threat to anyone that came in contact with it.


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Midtown Cyclist Hit By Car Admits Slashing Driver’s Tires, Says It Was In Self-Defense

Brian Ersen has a broken ankle, bruised ribs, a severed artery near his ear, and most of his body is covered in road rash after police say he was intentionally run over on his bicycle by Tran.


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Marysville Residents Swarmed By Swallows Have Few Options Because Of Federal Protection

A swarm of swallows is taking over a Marysville neighborhood in numbers neighbors say they’ve never seen before, and federal law prevents them from doing anything about it.


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Teacher Accused Of Running Down Cyclists In Midtown Sacramento Appears In Court

Dressed in an orange jumpsuit, the 31-year-old faced a judge on charges he allegedly intentionally hit a bicyclist with his car in Midtown, then hit two others as he drove off.


stolen show dog

Burlesque, Star Show Dog, Stolen From Stockton Woman’s Home

Ever since Burlesque was stolen, Stephanie Winkler has made posters and has been searching endlessly on social media and Craigslist for the dog she says can’t be replaced.


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Woman Reunited With Late-Husband’s Military Honors She Gave Away On Craigslist

A file cabinet brought two strangers together after the Craigslist find had the military awards of a woman’s late husband. Brenda Samsel received the cabinet, and is now giving something back to Michele McCormick she didn’t know was missing.