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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When Mitch Rhoades and his friends returned to their car Sunday night in the Promenade shopping center parking lot, it was still right where they left it.


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San Joaquin Delta College Player Kicked Off Team Following Domestic Violence Arrest

Young was a walk-on player, according to Athletic Director Dr. Daryl Arroyo. He says the college didn’t recruit Young, and he sat on the bench for all the games this season.


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Surveillance Video Shows Mountain Lion Fleeing From Turlock Police

It was seen near Berkley Road and California Avenue, which is where much of the day was spent searching for the mountain lion, and warning people to stay inside.


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Devastation Revealed As Crews Gain Ground On King Fire

As firefighters gain ground fighting the massive King Fire, it’s now becoming clearer how many families have lost everything.


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After General Mills Posts Drop In Profits, Future Of Lodi Cereal Plant Looks Bleak

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Weed Takes Stock After Wind-Driven Boles Fire Destroys Or Damages 150 Homes In Lumber Town

In just a few hours, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged 100 homes, the saw mill and a church. At times, the fire moved so fast that residents had only a few minutes to get out of the way.


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King Fire’s Rapid Spread Forces More Than 100 To Evacuate Near Pollock Pines

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Pizza Restaurant Owner Falls Victim To Ransomware Attack, Forced To Rebuild From Scratch

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Around 400,000 state in-home supportive services caregivers were left out, only giving paid sick leave to private in-home healthcare companies like Craig Cares in Roseville.


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California Drought Hampering Firefighting Efforts As Water Sources Go Dry

The question arose after watching video of a fire handled by the California Office of Emergency Services where the agency said this summers Eiler Fire grew when a Shasta County town ran out of water.



Psychologist: Secretary Of State’s Depression Revelation Could Help Others Come Forward

California Secretary Of State Debra Bowen recently disclosed she’s been battling depression since college, and that the disorder has forced her to stay away from her office for days at a time.


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California Secretary Of State Reveals Battle With Depression

They are images that stand in stark contrast.