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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.


Recent Articles
  • 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.

  • Academy Drive Shooting

    Huntsville Police investigate shooting on Academy Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police responded to a shooting on Academy Drive, just south of Highway 72, Wednesday night. It happened at about 10:15 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they say they found a juvenile with a gunshot wound to the foot. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital with minor injuries. Police brought a canine that tracked the shooter south and into a neighborhood before the scent went cold. Police do not believe this shooting is connected […]

  • Uvalde Lane Shooting

    Man Shot in Back on Uvalde Lane

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police are looking for the person they believe shot a man in the back Wednesday night. It happened on the 3200 block of Uvalde Lane around 10:15 p.m. Police found 42-year-old Lashawn Slaughter shot in the back. Police say Slaughter told them he just pulled up to a friend’s house and got out of the car when someone struck him with a pipe and then shot him. HEMSI paramedics rushed Slaughter to Huntsville Hospital with […]

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    Florence Police investigate robbery in Hobby Lobby parking lot

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Florence Police continue to check leads in an armed robbery that happened in the Hobby Lobby parking lot last night on Florence Boulevard. According to investigators, the robbery happened just after 7:30 p.m. as a woman was walking to her car. Police say the man was wearing a dark hoodie and grabbed the woman’s purse and pushed a gun into her back. Police believe the man left in a dark-colored car, possibly maroon.  The vehicle didn’t […]

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    Star Market addresses rumors of closing

    Star Market’s Bailey Cove location in Huntsville is in the middle of a legal battle between store managers and property owners.  Now an employee says rumors are going around that the Star location is closing for good.  David Wood spoke to the employee to clear up some confusion. Pardon our progress.  In addition to highly publicized legal squabblings, sights like this – construction and empty shelves are contributing to rumors that the Bailey Cove Star Market location is operating on […]

  • Alabama Air Guard 187th Fighter Wing

    Airmen in Afghanistan request team gear

    A group of Alabama airmen will spend another football season in Afghanistan. And they’ve told our news partners at AL.com they would like to do so in true crimson and white and orange and blue fashion. The Alabama Air Guard 187th Fighter Wing are requesting Alabama and Auburn gear including hats, shirts, etc. They are based at Montgomery Regional Airport, and have been deployed since March. The wing’s F-16CFighting Falcon aircraft – known as the “Red Tails” – provide armed […]

  • Free2Teach Program

    It won’t be long until students go back to class. And that means teachers are gearing up to prepare their classroom. Luckily, many local teachers are getting a helping hand. Tuesday, teachers stopped by the Free2Teach store. The store is at 300 9th Avenue in Huntsville. Free2Teach is a program designed to help teachers get the supplies they need to start school at no cost. A Monrovia Middle School teacher, Verra Williams said, “…I think it’s absolutely phenomenal… it’s not […]

  • Arrest

    Man jumps out of moving car

    Priceville Police say a man jumped out of a moving vehicle on Highway 67. The car was on a ramp coming from Highway 67 to I-65. It happened at about 7:15 p.m. Monday. Authorities say when they arrived on the scene, they found the man lying on the ground. They tell us two men were having an argument, which ended when the passenger jumped out of the car. The man sustained a head injury.  An ambulance took the victim to […]

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    AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb say ‘I do’ this weekend

    Former Alabama Quarterback, AJ McCarron and his fiance, Katherine Webb are tying the knot after a quick, four-month engagement.  The wedding is expected to be Saturday, July 12. Sources tell us the wedding is being held in Orange Beach, but other locations have been rumored. The couple has been secretive about the exact location of the nuptials. Our news partners at AL.com note that Webb is active on her Instagram account, posting pictures of her garter, bridesmaid dresses and an […]

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