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Carri Walters is a producer here at WHNT News 19. Carri joined the WHNT News 19 team in June of 2012. She began working in the studio, but followed her passion of writing into the newsroom.

Carri is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, where she double majored in Communication and Journalism, with an emphasis in Media Studies.

She grew up in West Chicago, IL. She then lived in Boston, MA for a couple years after college before moving to the Tennessee Valley with her husband.

Carri is excited to be a part of the WHNT News 19 team and loves that she learns something new each time she comes in to work.


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  • Police respond to the home on 3rd Avenue SW (Photo: WHNT News 19)

    UPDATE: Police charge man in Decatur stabbing investigation

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police have charged a man with second-degree assault following a stabbing early Friday morning.  Police say two neighbors got in an argument and the situation became violent. Police were called to 417 3rd Avenue SW just after 1 a.m.  An officer found Michael Lyn Smith, 49, suffering from a knife wound to the abdomen.  He was rushed to Huntsville Hospital by ambulance for surgery. Police found George Hollis Cantrell in the alley behind the home, and […]

  • Huntsville Police conduct a safety check point

    Huntsville Police issue more than 100 citations at safety check point

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police conducted their last weekly safety check point of the Summer Wednesday night. Officers set up on South Memorial Parkway, at Martin Road. Police asked drivers for their license, insurance, and registration. Police handed out a total of 119 citations to drivers. Most were for not having proof of insurance. Two people were taken to jail for driving under the influence. Three cars were impounded. Huntsville Police still plan to have other check points in […]

  • Bumpers Robbery

    UPDATE: Man tries to rob off-duty Madison police officer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police are looking for the man who attempted to rob a customer coming out of Bumper Billiards at the Gallery Shopping Plaza on University Drive. It happened just after 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. Madison Police tell WHNT News 19 the victim in the attempted robbery was an off-duty police officer on their force. Captain John Stringer identified the officer as patrolman Eric Parker.  He said Parker has been with the department for the past 18 months, […]

  • Hit-and-Run

    UPDATE: Huntsville Police looking for driver who hit cyclist, left scene

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are looking for help from the public as they search for a hit-and-run driver. A bicyclist was struck in south Huntsville early Tuesday morning and the driver left the scene. Fortunately the man’s injuries are not life-threatening.  As a matter of fact, he called police himself. “It was still dark outside, just after five in the morning and cyclist was hit by some type of a vehicle,” said Sergeant Clay Warmbrod of Huntsville Police. The south side […]

  • Indian Creek Wreck

    Three hurt when police chase ends in crash

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A driver is in critical condition, and his two passengers were taken to the hospital after a police chase ended with the car crashing off a closed bridge. “They tried to stop the vehicle because they recognized the vehicle and the driver as someone who fled from us last week,” said Captain Juan Joyner of Huntsville Police. The driver in this case, who police identify as 28-year-old Chaunce Martel Williams, also ran from officers on […]

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    Huntsville juvenile says he was shot

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Huntsville juvenile is recovering this morning after he says he was shot. Police say it happened at about 1:00 a.m. in the 3000 block of Autumnwood Drive. Officers say the victim reports walking around tennis courts in the area when he heard gun shots.  He felt some pain, then realized he had been shot. The boy was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

  • A 7-year-old Florida boy turned in his mother for allegedly cooking meth in the trunk of her car.

    7-year-old turns in his mom for cooking meth

    A young boy in Florida turned in his mother for cooking and using methamphetamine. The 7-year-old and his 26-year-old mother were living in Edgewater, Florida with her boyfriend’s brother. The man said he thinks of the boy as a nephew. He said the boy told him for days that his mom was cooking “something bad.” He said it took the boy a while before he worked up the courage to show him what it was. When the boy finally showed […]

  • Limestone County Wreck

    Troopers identify Fayetteville woman killed in wreck

    Alabama State Troopers identify the woman killed in a wreck in Limestone County as 64-year-old Judith Bracewell of Fayetteville, Tennessee. The wreck happened just before 6:30p.m. Wednesday. Troopers say Bracewell was driving on McKee Road, when she ran he stop sign at the intersection of Highway 251. A van traveling north on Highway 251 T-boned her car. Bracewell was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers say she was wearing her seatbelt. The other people involved in the wreck are not […]

  • Kristian Griffin walks to her court hearing on Thursday, August 13 in the Madison County Courthouse. (Photo: Dion Hose/WHNT News 19)

    Court testimony: Guntersville soccer coach used women to lure victims

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Court testimony Wednesday revealed former volunteer Guntersville High School girls soccer coach David Barrow is accused of using a woman to ask girls on the Grissom High School swim team if they were interested in modeling and making extra money, according to our news partners at AL.com and The Huntsville Times. That incident took place at a Huntsville YMCA, according to testimony in the preliminary hearing of Kristian Danette Griffin in Madison County District Court. Griffin is charged with three […]

  • Police investigate a stabbing at the Busy Bee Supermarket on 19th Avenue. (Photo by: William Szczepanki)

    UPDATE: Man in custody after stabbing in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Police have charged a man with second-degree assault following a stabbing late Monday night in Decatur. Officers responded to the Busy Bee Supermarket on 19th Avenue in southeast Decatur. They found a man with multiple stab wounds.  Paramedics transported the victim, Jaycen Irven, to Huntsville Hospital. He was listed in stable condition on Tuesday morning. Police say Robert Lee White is charged with second-degree assault.  He is being held in the Decatur City Jail.  Police say they […]

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    Three teens hurt in wreck on Wilson Mann Road

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala.  (WHNT) — Three teenagers are recovering after a single vehicle wreck. It happened at about 9:25 Thursday night in Owens Crossroads. A car carrying four teenagers wrecked and rolled over on Wilson Mann Road, near Highway 431. State Troopers confirm on person was thrown from the vehicle. Two people were able to get out of the car, but another person was trapped inside for a short period of time. HEMSI took three of the young men to […]

  • Stabbing on Autumn Wood

    Stabbing victim uncooperative with investigators

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police are investigating an overnight stabbing. Authorities say 38-year-old Maurice Rice was stabbed in his upper right arm on Autumn Wood Drive around 12:30 Thursday morning. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Officers indicate Rice was uncooperative with investigators. The case is under investigation.

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