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Caitlan Dallas joined WHNT News 19 in June of 2016. Originally from the Lone Star state, Caitlan has made her home in Alabama for the last four years, as a student at the University of Alabama. Roll Tide!

Caitlan graduated from UA in May of 2016, with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication and Film. While in school, Caitlan worked as weekend reporter and producer with WVUA 23 News.

Caitlan is excited to make Huntsville her new home, and is looking forward to becoming a part of the community. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, reading a good book, and watching any and all live music.

Caitlan is passionate about meeting new people and telling their stories. Her love of news stems from her love of talking, so if you see her out and about don’t be afraid to say hello!


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    Locals head to Birmingham in solidarity for the ‘Sister March’

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –Thousands of women gathered all across the world today to march for women’s rights, but even more so for human rights. Here in Huntsville, groups of men and women traveled to Washington D.C for the Women’s March on America. Others departed for Birmingham, to the ‘Sister March’ that was held there in solidarity. Judy Guerry had a sign that said ‘Brave joy. Fierce Love. Active hope. For the good of our neighbors and our planet.’ Those are the […]

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    Hound Dog half marathon postponed until Feb. 18

    ELKMONT, Ala. — The highly anticipated Hound Dog Half Marathon in Elkmont was supposed to take place this morning, January 21. However, due to weather and the threat of possible thunderstorms the race has been postponed until a tentative date of February 18th.  Race organizers say they are working with the city council to reorganize the half marathon. The course is on rural roads and trails, so if there were to be a storm there is no shelter out there. […]

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    Local religious leader reacts to possible Church Protection Act

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Alabama lawmakers will soon be considering a new bill that would allow places of worship to have armed security guards among their members. Bill sponsor State Rep. Lynn Greer of Rogersville calls it the Alabama Church Protection Act. Rabbi of Temple B’Nai Shalom Elizabeth Behar has opinions on guns in religious spaces. “Whenever you’re dealing with guns and violence, it is a difficult issue to understand and navigate fully,” she said. She hopes that state legislators pushing for […]

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    Alabama lawmaker proposes church protection act

    ROGERSVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama lawmaker is pushing a bill to authorize churches to have armed security guards within their membership and provide those guards with a level of legal immunity. It is not uncommon for Alabama churches to create security teams to have on hand at church activities. Members with gun permits could attend these activities, and they wouldn’t be breaking any laws, but the new legislation could make that even easier. Republican State Rep. Lynn Greer has pre-filed a […]

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    Huntsville Hospital and local healthcare non-profit give perspectives on Obamacare repeal

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  If the Affordable Care Act is dismantled there will almost certainly be an increased need for services among the uninsured. Non-profits will take some of the biggest hits as they try and scramble to provide for these people. Catherine Rice is the Affordable Care Act specialist for Thrive Alabama. She said the impact of the repeal will affect a large majority of their patients, and non-profits in general. “It’s going to be devastating. We’ve been able to do […]

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    Local veteran speaks out about Pizza Hut military discount controversy

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It’s a story that shows the headaches social media can cause. A Facebook post surfaced over the weekend accusing a local Pizza Hut of denying a service member a military discount, and ordering him to leave. The post quickly went viral. While there are conflicting reports about what actually happened, there is plenty of frustration on both sides. Local veteran and founder of the Bearded Warriors Ty Oswald said the whole situation is frustrating because now a […]

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    New riverbank walking trails coming to Triana

    \MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — You might not feel like it now, but after these colder months pass us by, the great outdoors will start to seem appealing again. One county commissioner is doing his part to make getting out and getting active a fun option. Combining wildlife, water, and exercise, it can’t get much better on a daily walk. District Two County Commissioner Steve Haraway is working to make that experience is an option here in Madison County. “We’re going […]

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    Alabama middle schoolers put their heads together for Future City competition regional finals

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –On Saturday, 23 teams of Alabama middle schoolers competed at the Future City competition regional finals using their unique abilities to contribute to our future. The students came up with table-sized models of future cities using recyclable materials. They then had to present and defend their cities to a panel of judges. Jared Gentil and his teammates from Central School are just some of the 40,000 students involved in the Future City competition across the country. “We stayed […]

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    Madison County Commission gives update on Winchester Road widening project

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — It’s the road project that’s caused so much frustration for so many Madison County drivers. But commissioners said the efforts to widen Winchester Road are worth it, and even better they’re on track. The project has been a huge task to undertake, but the Madison County Commission continues to approve agreements that will further its progress. “Well, this has to do with moving utilities and the project’s going well, the bridge is on schedule,” said District […]

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    Madison County Commissions to contribute to Free 2 Teach

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The education of our students here in Madison County is of the utmost importance. But in order to learn, they need tools to learn with.  That’s where Free 2 Teach comes in. Free 2 Teach is a local non-profit organization that provides free resources to over 3500 teachers here in the Tennessee Valley. “Free 2 Teach is a great organization helping all of our teachers throughout our three public school systems here in Madison County. Of […]

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    Thrive Alabama raising money for mobile HIV testing unit

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Thrive Alabama is a non-profit organization that provides medical care and support services to those with HIV and AIDS in north Alabama. They serve about 3,000 people annually, but with a new initiative in the works they hope to help even more. “HIV is still a big issue in the south, and a lot of people don’t realize that. In the south we also have the highest rate of new infections,” said Thrive Alabama Development Director Mark […]

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    Local group stands with NAACP in opposing Senator Sessions as Attorney General

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — On Monday, the NAACP continued with its protests across Alabama to oppose Senator Jeff Sessions nomination as Attorney General. And the Madison County Democratic Women are standing with them. “We have many of the same concerns and many of the same issues that they do.  We share those, and we too are opposed to Jeff Sessions taking that position,” said Chairwoman Susan Higgins. Higgins said they want an Attorney General who protects everybody, not just the one […]