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.

pollution from asia

UC Davis Study: Pollution From Asia Coming Across Pacific To California

Professor Ian Faloona with UC Davis is behind a landmark research project that indicates what some thought was not possible—that heavily polluted areas of Asia are contributing to our air quality.

02/09/2015

lightning concerns

Thunder, Lightning Herald Arrival Of Weekend Of Storms In Sacramento

The lightning was to blame for a number of power outages, leaving more than 1,000 people without power at different times on Friday. The DMV in Sacramento was also without power for a time this morning.

02/06/2015

street racing arrests

Woman Accused Of Child Endangerment In Roseville Street Racing

One of the cars was driven by a teenager, but in the other, 20-year-old Karina Hernandez was behind the wheel with a very pregnant woman and a child under the age of 5 in the back seat.

02/05/2015

vaccine

Proposed California Law Would Make It Nearly Impossible For Children Not To Be Vaccinated

Currently, parents who say they have personal beliefs against getting their children vaccinated can have a doctor sign off and the kid can go to school unvaccinated. This law would stop that practice.

02/04/2015

vaccines

Measles Outbreak Draws Politicians Into Vaccination Debate

Passion is clearly evident on both sides of the debate, as more than 100 measles cases in the U.S. have come to light in an outbreak linked to Disneyland.

02/03/2015

tb case

150 Florin High Students, Staff Will Be Tested For Tuberculosis In Sacramento

The case at Florin High School comes less than a year after a major outbreak at Grant High School, and now the focus is on preventing the infection’s spread.

02/02/2015

honey oil bust

Massive Yuba County Honey Oil Bust Drawing Renewed Attention To Drug

The substance is produced by stripping the THC from marijuana by filtering it through butane and then cooking the butane off. It created a concentrated, gooey, highly effective THC drug, but the process to make it is highly dangerous—highly flammable butane and acetone are involved.

01/30/2015

snow survey

Survey Reveals Less Snow In Sierra Than December After Dry, Warm January

The survey on Thursday found a snowpack water equivalent of just 2.3 inches in the scant snowpack near Echo Summit, about 90 miles east of Sacramento.

01/29/2015

measles

Schools, Hospitals Prepare For Measles’ Outbreak Spread

Most of the 73 cases in California are in the southern part of the state, with Disneyland’s home of Orange County leading with 23 cases.

01/28/2015

hotel airport approvef

Hyatt Place Hotel Approved For Sacramento International Airport

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors approved the multimillion-dollar Hyatt Place to be built on airport property. While supervisors see it as a chance to serve travelers, it could also have an impact on businesses that already do that.

01/27/2015

olive oil plant

Australian Olive Oil Company Picks Woodland For Site Of Processing Foothold In United States

Boundary Bend is the largest name in olive oil Down Under, and the company is known for its award-winning product that will make its U.S. debut.

01/22/2015

college degree option

Modesto Community College To Offer 4-Year Degree In Respiratory Care

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors selected 15 community colleges across the state to start offering four-year bachelor’s degrees in specific fields.

01/20/2015

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