Derek Shore

Derek Shore is an Arizona native with a lifelong passion for news. Originally from Tucson, he attended the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University. He has served as a producer and assignment editor at KTVK in Phoenix and a morning and noon anchor in Bryan, Texas.

Email: dshore@kovr.com
Twitter: @derekshore
Derek Shore

Most recently, Derek spent two years as a reporter at KFOX in El Paso, Texas covering the ongoing Mexican drug war. He was often called upon to report nationally for Fox News Channel and other local affiliates. His reporting on consumer complaints also lead to the arrest of two different business owners on charges of deceptive business practices.

Derek has a great family to support him living in Tucson. He credits his ability to thrive to a wonderful upbringing by his parents, Bonnie and Joe.

group homes

California Lawmaker Calls For End Of Nearly All Group Homes In State

Assemblyman Mark Stone’s legislation would do away with nearly all group homes, a step he says child welfare officials believe is the best approach.

5 hours ago

home invasion

Friends Remember Midtown Scooter Shop Owner As Writer, Activist

Friends of a Midtown scooter shop owner who was found dead in a home invasion say he put his heart and soul into the shop. Dan Aiello, 53, was found dead in his Midtown Moped Shop early on Wednesday morning. Aiello lived just above the shop.

04/17/2015

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Second Yuba City Police Officer Placed On Leave In Cocaine-Trafficking Investigation

That second police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave. The officer’s identity hasn’t been released since he has yet to be named a suspect in the investigation .

04/16/2015

vaccine bill

Parents Threaten To Pull Kids Out Of School If California Vaccine Bill Passes

As some parent groups push back against Senate Bill 277, the bill that would do away with personal belief exemptions to avoid vaccines in schools, anti-vaccine parents now insist they will instead homeschool their children if the bill becomes law, possibly affecting school funding.

04/14/2015

child kiled

CHP: Drowning Of 2 Boys In Rural Lincoln ATV Crash Appears To Be Accident

The boys, 3 and 5 years old, were playing on a small all-terrain vehicle on Sunday that somehow went into a backyard pond in rural Lincoln. By the time parents discovered them, it was too late.

04/13/2015

pipe bomb

CHP: Pipe Bomb Incidents Along Sacramento Freeways May Be Linked

The first pipe bomb was found near Highway 50 and Stockton Boulevard last month, and the second was found on Monday on the northbound Arden Way exit of the Capital City Freeway. The California Highway Patrol say there is little doubt that the two devices were set there on purpose.

04/09/2015

prevent HIV

Pill Aimed At Preventing HIV Infections Available In Sacramento

It’s called Pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP and it has been proven in studies to be highly effective in keeping people HIV negative if it’s taken every day.

04/08/2015

mom daughter

Grandmother Defends Mom Accused Of Lighting 7-Year-Old Daughter On Fire

Tasanee Wright defended her daughter, Porche Wright, 27, who is accused of trying to kill her 7-year-old child.

04/06/2015

marysville

Alleged Peeping Tom Pleasures Himself On Woman’s Porch; Why Didn’t Police Take Report?

The department says the officer should have taken a report immediately, and are using this opportunity to talk to their officers on how they talk to potential victims.

04/02/2015

sacramento plastic bag ban

What Does Sacramento’s Plastic Bag Ban Mean For You?

The ban only extends to convenience stores and markets, including pharmacies, supermarkets and convenience stores. However, the ban does not affect produce bags in grocery stores.

04/01/2015

vallejo police

Did Vallejo Police Mishandle Denise Huskins Kidnapping Investigation?

While the question of whether or not Huskins really was kidnapped from her Vallejo home still lingers, public relations expert Doug Elmets says there’s little question police jumped the gun.

03/31/2015

missing child investigation

Tough Questions For Yuba County CPS After Mom With Drug History Runs Off With Newborn

The incident comes nearly two years after Yuba County Child Protective Services came under heavy scrutiny when a baby was born with drugs in its system and wound up dead.

03/30/2015

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