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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Cal/OSHA: Serious Violations Contributed To Deadly Crane Crash In Winters

A Bay Area construction company faces more than $100,000 in fines after two workers fell to their death in Winters this past May.


doctor killed

Folsom Doctor Killed In Single-Plane Crash Amid Foggy Conditions In Humboldt County

Dr. Douglas Pleatman, 59, is a very well-known doctor in the area and owned an urgent care center for several years. Before that, he spent 23 years as an emergency room physician at Mercy Folsom Hospital.


reaction to presidents plan

Sacramento Families Torn Apart By Immigration Laws Praise President Obama’s Decision

“I lived with a fear every single day as an immigrant of ‘What would happen to me? What if I got deported? What if I were separated from my children and sent back to Mexico?’” Selena Garcia said through a translator.


tuition increases

UC Students Protest Decision To Increase Tuition By 5 Percent Every Year For 5 Years

This would mean a student’s tuition for the 2014-15 year would start at $11,220 before fees and room and board. By the fifth year, students will pay $14,319. A 10-year loan with no interest would cost $423 a month.


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Manteca Police Warn Residents Junk Mail Thieves Searching Trash For Identity Theft Material

Bags of junk mail are going for about $25 apiece, police say, and thieves are using the information to open credit cards and accounts.


death cap danger

Veterinarians Warn Death Cap Mushrooms Pose Danger To Pets

This specific type of poisonous mushroom tends to sprout after rain during the spring and fall. It tends to be found in shaded areas where dogs like to dig.



Davis Community Lives In Fear Of Old, Potentially Dangerous Trees

Vivian Brecheisen says she’s complained for years and nothing has been done to remove the several trees near her Davis home she says could fall at any moment.


royal shutdown

Despite Residents’ Repair Attempts, Galt Shuts Down Royal Hotel Over Safety Concerns

The closure of Royal Hotel will leave several people to find a new place to live. The city gave the hotel until Thursday to fix 19 of the 1,800 repairs needed to get the building up to code.



Nevada County Homeless Advocates Floating Microhome Concept As Stepping Stone

The idea differs from Homeless Haven, a community built by activists as an experiment to keep the homeless population out of city parks. The tent city closed after more than a year in November 2013 after officials said it was too successful and attracted more homeless people to the area.


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Davis Expanding Bike Lane Infrastructure With European-Inspired Design Plan

Mayor Pro Tem Robb Davis says the improvements will be built along Covell Boulevard, a major road in Davis. Instead of white paint to distinguish a bike lane, barriers will be built to separate bikes and cars.


war veteran

North Highlands Veteran, 91, Dies From Injuries Suffered In Brutal Home Invasion Robbery

John Masson was badly beaten on Oct. 28 when thieves broke into his North Highlands home in the middle of the night. They blindfolded and tied up Girion and a caretaker and demanded Masson’s car keys.


tenants responsible for debt

SMUD Demanding Payment After Tenant Leaves Elderly Women Footing The Bill

The three elderly tenants of the property say they need the electricity, because one of them is on a breathing machine that must always be plugged in.