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.

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.

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Victim’s Family Rips Former Cal Fire Chief During Murder Sentencing

The family of Sarah Douglas finally got its chance to address Orville Fleming, a former first responder turned murderer.


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Social Media Post Helps Reunite Wandering Lodi Toddler With Family

A social-media post is credited with reuniting a wandering little girl with her family, but questions still remain about why she was alone.



Lathrop Couple Sues Modesto Hospital Over Newborn’s Death

Amikar and Kori Ortega claimed that despite other babies testing positive around the same time for salmonella, their baby was not tested.



Rescued Hiker In Nevada County Warns Of Dangers Of Overconfidence

California Highway Patrol video shows Anthony Rissone, 26, being hoisted to safety near the Emerald Pools area, not far from Emigrant Gap.


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Wragg Fire In Solano And Napa Counties Still At 6,900 Acres, 30 Percent Contained

The Wragg fire, which has burned thousands of acres of brush in Napa and Solano Counties, is now in its third day.



Why Does Downtown Sacramento Stink?

A 3,000-foot sewer line replacement project started a year ago at the doorstep of the Golden 1 Center. It’s caused odors, but it’s recently gotten worse.



New Mexican Consul Worried About Impact Of California Drought, 2016 Presidential Election

The Mexican Consulate sees thousands of migrants each year, helping them get access to visas and critical services, but the new consul says many Mexican immigrants don’t come in even though they need help.



Deadly Orland Tour Bus Crash Prompts New Charter Bus Safety Legislation

The National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations to keep passengers on charter buses safe. Within days, state Sen. Richardo Lara has introduced a bill to make the recommendations law.



Sacramento Weighs Slashing Evening, Weekend Free Parking Hours, Raising Rates

The city says it needs city parking revenue to help pay for the Golden 1 Center, but some are taken aback by just how drastic the changes in parking could be.


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Suspect In Denise Huskins Kidnapping Was Sought In 2009 Palo Alto Home Invasion

Palo Alto Police investigators seemed positive Matthew Muller was the man who broke into a woman’s home in 2009, but they couldn’t get enough evidence to arrest him.



Mystery Surrounds Matthew Muller, Man Accused Of Denise Huskins Kidnapping Plot

Possibly around the same time, the State Bar of California started a process to disbar Muller for allegedly failing to file paperwork for a client, taking money and lying about it. He will be officially disbarred in just a few days.



UPDATE: Baby Ember’s Father Killed In Shootout With Deputies While On The Run

Matthew Graham was on the run, wanted on charges unrelated to the disappearance of Baby Ember. But he was the only person of interest in the disappearance of his 6-month-old child.