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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After 118 Years, Auburn Pharmacy Closes Its Doors

The Auburn Drug Company first opened in 1896 and stayed a thriving small business, even if it feels like stepping into a time capsule.



Who Is Creating Peepholes In Men’s Restrooms At American River College?

Custodial supervisor Preston Harris says the holes are made through the walls of bathroom stalls and it’s been an off and on issue for at least the last decade.


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Placer County Could Close Both Loomis And Meadow Vista Libraries

A beloved library in Loomis is at risk of closing down, as the city says closing both the Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries is necessary to keep other libraries in the county open and up to date.


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Baby Justice’s Father Arrested On Drug-Related Charges Two Days After Court Appearance

Deputies arrested Frank Rees at his parents’ home in Woodland on Friday after executing a search warrant. They found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and ammunition.


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Drexel University Pulling Out Of Sacramento; City Leaders Surprised By Move

The Sacramento campus was supposed to be the first of five locations around the country that would help the university expand. It’s also credited with helping the city’s economy grow and thrive.


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Sacramento County Ordinance Puts Dent In Panhandling Problems

The issue has plagued areas like one near Arden Fair mall where drivers encounter people holding signs, begging for money, and some don’t take no for an answer.


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California Lawmaker Wants Tobacco Banned From Baseball Fields Across State

The ban targets a notorious habit that has been with the game forever. The proposal comes months after Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died from mouth cancer.


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Volunteers Giving Veterans Who Died In Tuberculosis Outbreak Proper Headstones

At first glance, it doesn’t even look like a graveyard, with small pieces of wood marking the graves, thanks to some volunteers. Now, any veterans buried there will have a proper resting place.



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Police say the assault happened when Randolph Gorton invited the teen to his apartment to watch his two kids, and they say it wasn’t the teen’s first time babysitting his children.


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Folsom Woman One Of 100 People With A Chance At One-Way Trip To Mars

While there are still a few more rounds to go, Kristin Richmond is now just one of 100 people and one of just 50 women who could be picked to take a one-way trip out of this world.


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Lack Of Snow Leads To Cancellation Of Events At Squaw Valley Ski Resort

This year’s lack of snow is dealing a big blow to the Lake Tahoe economy. Officials at Squaw Valley Resort have cancelled a major world cup snowboarding event because there’s just not enough snow.


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Uber Responds To Sexual Assault Allegations With Planned Panic Button

The popular ride-sharing company has recently come under fire after drivers in places such as India and Los Angeles have been accused of raping passengers.