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Amanda joined the WHNT News 19 team in December of 2013.
She graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Radio, Television and Film.
She is currently one of the producers for WHNT News 19 This Morning.
Amanda enjoys walking her dog Ally, watching TV and hanging out with friends.

Recent Articles
  • Flint River Rescue

    Two hikers rescued near Flint River

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Two hikers were rescued after getting lost along the Flint River in Madison County overnight. The pair started their hike around 2:00p.m. Sunday afternoon near Oscar Patterson Road. They called 911 about five hours later to report they were lost. Rescue crews from New Market, Moores Mill, HEMSI and the Madison County Sheriff’s office were involved in the search. A Medflight crew used a spotlight to help locate the hikers around 1:30a.m. Crews then pulled the […]

  • Shooting Investigation in Decatur

    Decatur man in critical condition after suffering gunshot wound to the neck, juvenile arrested

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A Decatur man is in critical condition at Huntsville Hospital after being shot in the neck late Sunday night. It happened at the intersection of Cedar Street SW and Cleveland Avenue around 10:00 p.m. Police said the shooting stemmed from a verbal altercation among a large group of people.  According to neighbors, they saw about 50 people gather in the road. After a heated argument started among the crowd, an unnamed juvenile shot the man, police said. That juvenile is […]

  • Wrong Way Pursuit

    Police catch up with elderly woman driving wrong way on I-565

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police found themselves in an unusual pursuit early Monday morning. Officials say just after midnight, someone called 911 to say a driver was traveling east in the westbound lanes of I-565 and Jordan Lane. Officers say they caught up to the driver around Chapman Mountain, but the elderly woman didn’t stop for several more miles. She finally pulled over near Shields Road and Highway 72. Traffic was blocked off until the driver could be escorted […]

  • Jordan Lane Wreck

    Two badly hurt in early morning wreck at Oakwood Ave. & Jordan Lane

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a single vehicle wreck that injured two people.  It happened around 4:30 Friday morning at Oakwood Avenue and Jordan Lane. Police say when they arrived on the scene it took about 30 minutes to cut the two people out of the Plymouth Breeze. They had to remove the vehicle’s roof and all the doors. Once they were freed, Jeffrey Wayne Robinson, the driver, and Amberely Nichole Maclin, the passenger, were rushed to […]

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    Car hits tail end of a train in Jackson County

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Officials say a car clipped the tail end of the train Friday morning on Highway 65, in Jackson County just over the Madison County line. It happened around 6:45 a.m.  State Troopers say the driver of the car was headed north on Highway 65, but there was heavy fog and he didn’t see the lights indicating that the train was going past. The car clipped the tail end of the train before swerving into the […]

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    Raw chicken causes major cleanup in Morgan County

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Just after 2:00 Thursday morning firefighters from Florette and Alabama State Troopers were called to a wreck on Highway 67 and Crawford Bottoms Road in Somerville. When they arrived on the scene they found an 18 wheeler on its side with thousands of pounds of frozen, raw chicken breasts thrown across the road. The driver was taken to Decatur Morgan Hospital, but is expected to be okay. Crews had to block Highway 67 north and […]

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    Former UAB football player killed after Thursday morning I-565 wreck, 3 others injured

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – One person is dead after a Thursday morning wreck that closed all lanes of I-565 eastbound near the Memorial Parkway exit. Friday afternoon, Huntsville Police reported Gregory Jae Maclin, 19, died as a result of injuries from the wreck. The wreck happened Thursday before the morning rush hour. Police said Monica Apice, 32, was driving her Ford F-150 truck when it started having problems and she pulled over about 3:30 a.m.  Another driver, Jonathan Russell, 33, pulled over to […]

  • Shady Lane Shooting

    Man shot on Shady Lane Circle dies; police searching for 2 suspects

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a deadly late-night shooting.  Police are looking for two men last seen walking from a house at the intersection of Shady Lane Drive and Shady Lane Circle not long after the crime. Police and HEMSI responded to that intersection at 10:38 p.m. Tuesday to find 28-year-old Christopher Scott Cameron suffering from a gunshot wound to the groin area.  He was rushed to Huntsville Hospital, where he later died. Police roped off the […]

  • HV Holmes Ave Shooting May 20

    Update: Victim identified in late-night shooting in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police are working to track down the person responsible for a deadly late-night shooting. Police have identified the victim as Jerry Lamario Caudle, Jr. Officers responded to a 911 call around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Holmes Avenue and Triana Boulevard.  Police and HEMSI paramedics found Caudle in the road suffering from gunshot wounds.  Paramedics say Caudle was shot in the chest.  He was able to tell investigators two masked men shot him. […]

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    Lauderdale County man pleads guilty in March 2014 shooting

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – One of two men charged in connection with a March 2014 shooting in Florence has pleaded guilty in the case. Matthew Joseph Terhune, 25, was initially charged with attempted murder, assault and discharging a gun into an occupied building or vehicle.  Late last week, he pleaded guilty to lesser charges of third-degree assault and second-degree attempted assault. Both are misdemeanors. Terhune received a 12-month sentence which will run concurrently with a five-year sentence he is […]

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    UPDATE: Power restored to parts of DeKalb County

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Power is back on in a large area of DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s office reported a widespread power outage early Thursday morning. Mentone, Valley Head, Fort Payne, Rainsville and Fyffe were experiencing outages. Some areas in Cherokee County also were included. The Sheriff’s Office says the power was restored before six o’clock Thursday morning. The outage is due to a TVA power plant that went down in Chickamauga, Ga.

  • Lauderdale County Probate Judge James E. Hall, Jr.

    Lauderdale County Probate Judge dies of sudden illness

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY (WHNT) – Lauderdale County Probate Judge James E. Hall, Jr. has died.  According to courthouse officials and friends, Hall, 55, passed away overnight Monday from a sudden illness. Hall was elected to office in 2012 to a six-year term. Judge Gil Self went to law school with Judge Hall. That was 30 years ago. He woke up to a heartbreaking call early Tuesday morning. “I was notified at about 2:46 AM this morning that Judge Hall had just died, […]


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